How employees can use tech to be productive while watching the summer of sport

Technology now allows staff to not miss big games whilst still getting the job done

Technology now allows staff to not miss big games whilst still getting the job done

Alan Ritchie, managing director at PC World Business, gives his tips on how to balance new flexible working requests with remaining productive.

What businesses can learn from the Domino's customer data compromise 

Domino's has now been held to ransom over the data that was stolen

Following the breach at fast food chain Domino’s, in which hackers claim to be holding 600,000 customers’ data to ransom, Steve Smith, MD of data security firm Pentura, gives his analysis of the latest security breach to hit news headlines.

Securing customer details online – What every business needs to know 

As ever more businesses fall victim to cyber theft of customer information, Jenny Hotchin, solicitor in the technology team at Ashfords, provides some advice on getting protected.

Apple vs. Samsung just a tremor, but there’s more to come

The current battle involves the look and feel of Apple and Samsung handsets

Intellectual property and its protection is an important consideration for many growing businesses – but is one attracting a lot of attention due to battles being waged by global technology giants, explains Mathys & Squire chartered patent attorney Ilya Kazi.

How social trading apps are revolutionising the way we trade and make money

James Olden, co-founder of TopTradr, makes his case for how democratisation and innovation have revolutionised foreign exchange for smaller players.

Navigating through the issues of desktop virtualisation and BYOD

Bring your own device cuts down on hardware as well as operational costs

For any business looking to stay ahead of the innovation curve, bring your own device is a trend which has been hard to ignore. Scott Cairns, CTO at T-systems, explains what companies need to address before diving in.

New breed of 3D printing start-ups emerging to challenge consumer brands like Nike

As one of the biggest trends to emerge during 2013, 3D Hubs co-founder Bram de Zwart explains why 3D printing is democratising the way start-ups can compete with bigger players.

Smaller businesses can capitalise on big data too

The concept of big data involves handling large amounts of digital information

Keith Holdt, investment director and head of the Value Enhancement Group at LDC, argues that big data shouldn't be intimidating for growing companies.

Why digitised data is key to improving business decision making 

Phil Keoghan, CEO at Ricoh UK, looks at the trend of digital data to explains why it must be addressed to gain a competitive edge.

Using the cloud as an SME technology tool

A proliferation in business devices is necessitating the need for connectivity

Discovering smart tools to speed up communications and document handling can be a quick win for SMEs.

Providing IT information to businesses

Comparetheware.com is a resource that quickly provides IT information to businesses. GrowthBusiness.co.uk speaks to business manager Mike Worby about the service.

Identifying and rectifying bad processes can be a key business driver

LDC investment director Andrew Hampshire applies his industry knowledge to the debate on what kind of IT system is the right fit.

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