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TopTradr's James Olden points to the fact that FX trading has doubled in a decade

TopTradr's James Olden points to the fact that FX trading has doubled in a decade

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

With so many IT systems available, the choice can be overwhelming

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

Using IPVPN to build a more reliable business network

For businesses to develop at a desired rate, technology must track at the same speed.

The strategic use of technology to control M&A costs 

Big headache: M&A deals can often mean large volumes of data to sift through

Alastair Molyneux, legal consultant  at Kroll Ontrack, and Gustaf Duhs, head of competition and regulatory at Stevens & Bolton, look at how technology can reduce data volumes, target key data more quickly, and reduce the time and cost of reviewing it in M&A deals.

Cloud computing: How changing infrastructure can improve business operations 

The use of cloud computing has become a big feature of growing a business in recent months, but many are still unsure of the concept, and the benefit that cloud services can offer.

Technology review: The business card 2.0

Business cards come in all shapes, sizes and colours and have now been given a video makeover by Vidioh.

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