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Will AI Change The Face Of Employment?

1 year ago

Whatever your opinions on advanced technologies’ impact upon the labour market there is an inescapable truth to of all this - artificial intelligence can and will fundamentally change the way we work forever.

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Will Automation Cause Mass Unemployment?

1 year ago

A truly defining factor behind 4IR is automation and much has been said about how this will impact on employment at large in the future. Are the doomsayers right in prophesying about mass unemployment, or are they simply the 21st century Luddites?

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90% of NHS Trusts Still Operate On Windows XP

1 year ago

A new survey has found that 90 per cent of NHS Trusts still uses Windows XP which has raised questions about the security of sensitive medical information.

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Is UK's Manufacturing Sector Ready For 4IR?

2 years ago

New technologies and techniques will no doubt change the products, processes and supply chains involved in the industry, however, the question is are we ready to embrace the 4th industrial revolution? UK manufacturers believe it won’t be easy.

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Crisis Communications: Come On Guys...Really?

2 years ago

In his newest blog, ECOM's own Jake Stainton talks about crisis communications and PR. What can you do to avoid putting your business into the kind of situation New Balance found itself in?

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Is VR The Future Of Retail?

2 years ago

​Virtual reality (VR) technology has been making major strides in 2016 within the consumer technology sector that offers a variety of different VR experiences. Although a big focus has been on gaming, this revolutionary technology is touching perhaps unexpected areas. Digitalisation of the retail market has led to companies having to adopt new technologies to meet consumer expectations. Up steps virtual reality.

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Gareth Molyneux Talks Cyber Security

2 years ago

​With several high profile cases of hacking and security breaches all over the news recently, it looks like cybercrime is on the rise. What can business do to protect themselves? We caught up with InterQuest’s own Gareth Molyneux as he returned from his two-week long tour of all our offices giving his best tips on how to stay secure.

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President Trump - It’s Groundhog Day For Voters

2 years ago

​Donald Trump will be the next president of the United States of America. It’s been a bruising campaign that has caused more divisions across society than any election in recent US history. The reaction across the world has been that of shock as once again the result stood in contrast to the expectations of so many people. Sound familiar? A little like Brexit or the last UK General Election? It’s groundhog day and the explanation can once again be found in our technology and social media. We’re making bubbles for ourselves.

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Merger & Acquisition: Avoiding the Culture Clash

2 years ago

In his new blog, Louis Lo of IQ Change talks about addressing the 'culture clash' when companies merge and the importance of a strong post-merger integration (PMI).

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ECOM @ HackManchester

2 years ago

​This weekend at MOSI on Liverpool Road, Manchester, it’s the annual HackManchester, a 24 hour competition showcasing the North West’s best developers. For those who haven’t heard of it, it’s a coding competition which brings together the tech community from across the North West and helps to cement our place as a digital hub.

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