Technology

The Marketing Technology Divide: Survey reveals marketing skills gap and 2021 investment priorities

Hampshire, 30 November 2020: Clevertouch Marketing, Europe’s leading marketing technology consulting and service provider, has revealed the results of its latest survey in its new report, The State of Martech 2020/21, providing detailed insights into the current state of the marketing technology (martech) landscape. The findings demonstrate a lack of relevant training and skillsets combined with uncertainty over marketing budgets and changing investment priorities heading into the ‘new normal’.

Pandemic-sparked IT Purchases Force 47% of Global Enterprises to Focus on E-Waste

AUSTIN – November 17, 2020—New research launched today by Blancco Technology Group (LON: BLTG), the industry standard in data erasure and mobile device diagnostics, explores enterprise perspectives on e-waste and highlights both the e-waste and sustainability challenges and opportunities that the COVID-19 pandemic has created. Blancco’s study, The Rising Tide of E-waste, produced in partnership with Coleman Parkes, reveals that nearly half (47 percent) of large global enterprises created roles responsible for implementing and ensuring compliance with e-waste policies specifically to deal with e-waste issues generated from the COVID-19 pandemic.

Microsoft Ireland Research: Flexible ways of working are here to stay Real Wire Thu, 11/05/2020 - 05:25

Dublin: 5th November 2020: Microsoft has released new research into remote working in Ireland on 5th November as part of a pan-European piece of research commissioned by Microsoft and conducted by Boston Consulting Group and KRC Research.

Some key points of the research:

The hybrid workplace is here to stay:

UK Businesses Struggling to Implement Sustainable Mobile Computing Strategies Real Wire Mon, 10/26/2020 - 06:25

BRACKNELL, UK. 26th October 2020 – UK businesses are struggling to implement sustainable mobile computing strategies as rapidly changing requirements force half to switch their mobile computing devices before they are two years old.

IT decision makers were questioned about the importance of sustainable and environmentally-friendly practices in the purchase, operation and disposal of their mobile computing devices. Although there was a clear desire to use their mobile devices in a more sustainable way, respondents indicated that business pressures were preventing progress.

NVIDIA CEO interviews Bob Metcalfe on the history, learnings and future of Ethernet

London. September 30th, 2020: Today marks the 40th anniversary of the very first Ethernet specification – published September 30th,1980, in the famous “Blue Book” by a DEC/Intel/Xerox consortium. To mark this occasion, Jensen Huang, Founder, President & CEO of NVIDIA interviewed the inventor of Ethernet, Bob Metcalfe. The full interview – is available now online: https://netevents.org/upcoming_events/celebrating-40-years-of-ethernet/

Despite decrease in smartphone sales owing to Coronavirus pandemic, trade-in values increase

4th August 2020 – HYLA Mobile, the world’s leading provider of software technology and services for mobile device returns management and reuse solutions, today revealed the delayed impact of the Coronavirus pandemic on U.S. trade-in programs. According to HYLA’s Q2 2020 trade-in trends research, $225 million ($225,693,362) was returned to U.S. consumers as part of trade-in programs — a 50% decrease from the same quarter last year. Although HYLA’s data typically shows a seasonal dip in Q2 from Q1 by about 15%, this year saw a 57% decrease.

Bamboo Systems Recognized on CRN® 2020 Emerging Vendors List

SAN JOSE, CA – July 20, 2020 – Bamboo Systems, a provider of transformative ARM servers designed to power the next generation of net-zero data centers, today announced that CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has named Bamboo Systems to its 2020 Emerging Vendors list in the data center category. This annual list honors new, rising, channel-focused technology suppliers that exhibit great promise in shaping the future success of the channel with their dedication to innovation.

HUBER+SUHNER completes its electric vehicle high-power charging portfolio with launch of RADOX® HPC200

HUBER+SUHNER, a leading worldwide supplier of electrical and optical connectivity solutions, has launched its new Direct Current (DC) high-power charging system RADOX HPC200, completing the company’s renowned RADOX® HPC portfolio.

With this latest addition, the RADOX HPC portfolio enables operators of DC fast-charging stations, ranging from 50 to 500 kW, to procure all charging cables from a single source. This future-proofs their infrastructure by ensuring any upgrades to more advanced charging systems can be done simply and cost-effectively, eliminating challenges around different designs and installations.

Technology Trends Improving Customer Experience in 2020

As technological advancement continues to reshape the world and every industry in the business sector, entrepreneurs and leaders find themselves at a crossroads. Do you continue doing what you always did and hope that money will keep rolling in, or do you capitalize on the modern trends and pioneer the integration of technology to set the stage for growth and expansion in the future? For an experienced business leader, the decision is simple. Leveraging technology to push your company forward is one of the best ways to ensure future growth, and of course, the best way to improve customer experience across the board.

How IoT Is Improving the Health Care Industry

There was once a time when medical professionals didn't have a database of facts at their fingertips. There was no disease contact tracing or access to the latest information. Doctors and nurses had to do the best they could with the information at hand. Thanks to the Internet of Things (IoT), the landscape of health care is vastly different in the 21st century.