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Thanks to the advances in technology, the world has transformed into a much smaller place. In 2017, there is hardly a task that is exclusive any longer. This might seem like a good thing, but it’s terrible news for entrepreneurs. Everyone that wants to start a business can, and the competition has increased as a […]
When a new website, app or game is in the making, even the slightest glitch can undermine hours of hard work. One error could render an entire product useless, causing frustration for both the user and business behind said product. For building and testing, having a second set of eyes to look at it is […]
Apps are growing in popularity, giving people greater power with their smartphones. Businesses worldwide are embracing this technology. Take-away restaurants are using it create menu and delivery systems. Retail stores are using it to create digital catalogues. Other uses include training apps, digital loyalty cards, digital handbooks and surveys. If you think your business could […]
Speed, it’s the thing that is always hovering in the background. We need to be able to work faster, or we need those reports done as soon as possible. It makes our working lives a big ball of stress, and it impacts on our ability to work well. If we feel we have to work […]
The vast majority of people have a mobile phone that they use to access the internet. That much is obvious. But in the last couple of years, did you know that it has become the most commonly used device to surf the web? This mobile revolution has meant a huge rise in the number of […]
The concept of ‘virtual’ workspaces is still relatively new. However, their popularity is growing at a rapid rate. Over the last five years, more and more business owners have been opening their minds and experimenting with remote teams. To clarify, a remote employee is somebody who performs their regular office duties from an offsite location.
Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’ll be aware that more companies are moving their data to the cloud. The need for more secure and cost-effective data storage and processing has meant growing numbers of firms no longer store information at their premises. Instead, data gets uploaded to secure data centers in remote locations […]
The paperless office, or business, has become something of a cliche in recent times. In essence, becoming paperless means going digital and in 2017 that is exactly where your business needs to be. Going full digital can be something of a scary prospect, but it doesn’t need to be. There are some simple steps that […]
Businesses should be regularly looking at ways that they can cut down on waste. Whether it’s looking at internal communications, employee management or IT systems, technology could be the key to helping you streamline your business. Your company could be saving a significant amount of time and money by identifying key areas where technology can […]
Smart Data Collective has written extensively about cloud computing since its inception in 2008. The authors here have discussed the countless benefits of migrating to the cloud. However, despite all the discussions about the benefits of cloud computing, there is one thing that hasn’t been touched on much – the ROI of cloud technology.
Running a business is never easy. Many budding new entrepreneurs seem to think that there is a foolproof guide available for anyone starting a new business, whereas in reality much of a startup’s success is commonly based on factors independent of that business sector. What you will find, however, is that there are certain issues […]
Businesses are evolving all the time and adopting new methods of keeping up with the technological landscape. But keeping up with other companies isn’t exactly going to come free! While it is important to stay up-to-date and relevant, you need to keep a close eye on the costs that can accumulate. This also means ensuring […]
New technology reaches the market every single day. For that reason, it’s vital that all business owners ensure they remain at the cutting edge. Failure to do that could mean you lose out to the competition and limit sales. So, you need to keep a close eye on the latest advancements and make use of […]
Robots will take over the world. This is usually the phrase associated with automation and how it is impacting the workforce. But the notion of artificial intelligence taking over is not just in a science fiction movie. Losing control and function of a machine, and having HAL repeatedly inform you that he can’t do what […]
For any business to continue succeeding they need to adapt, expand and change. Adding what needs to be added whilst also cutting the unnecessary. It can sometimes be hard to do, especially if you’re the kind of person who really doesn’t like change and easily gets stuck in their ways. But if you care about […]