July 2017

Why You Need A Social Intranet

Are you looking to boost the performance of business communication within your company, or keen to not only disseminate information quickly to your employees but actually want your employees to engage with.

A social intranet could be the definitive solution that could take your business communications to the next level, and create better employee engagement.

AI And Analytics Accelerate The Pace Of Digital Workplace Transformation

London, United Kingdom – 17 July 2017 – New research which examined how organizations are evolving from a traditional office environment to a digital workplace reveals that gaining competitive advantage and improving business process are among the top goals of their digital transformation strategy. This is according to 40% of 800 organizations in 15 countries on five continents that were interviewed for Dimension Data’s Digital Workplace Report: Transforming Your Business which was published today.

Poland’s Fintech excellence attracts Royal attention on visit to Poland

London/Warsaw 17th July, 2017 – On the first day of their trip to Poland, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge visited ‘The Heart’, a start-up incubator in Warsaw, to celebrate business opportunities between UK and Poland. The high-profile event was held by the British Embassy in Poland and hosted by Marta Krupińska, co-founder of Azimo, and Tomasz Rudolf, The Heart’s founder.

Showcasing a selection of Polish start-ups and highlighting the UK’s Polish diaspora, the event was a glowing example of fruitful international collaboration, linking Polish start-ups with the UK market, helping them to grow and deepening the relationship between the two countries.

Going Digital in the Workplace - Taking the Intranet Path

We all know that times have changed, but the extent to which this applies to the workplace is quite eyebrow-raising. Remote working has become a reality, and it‟s common to have staff – and sometimes entire teams - based in different countries and continents. Such arrangements not only raise obvious requirements for secure VPN connections and collaborative working solutions, but also place a much greater strain on an organization's ability to present and share information among this increasingly diverse and wide-spread audience.

Study Highlights Google’s Key Travel Industry-Specific Search Ranking Factors

SAN MATEO, Calif. (July 12, 2017) - New research from Searchmetrics identifies the important travel industry-specific search ranking factors that travel agents, airlines, hotel chains and other travel-related brands should consider in order to help improve their visibility in Google searches. 

A summary of the findings is: Travel brands rank higher by giving searchers a highly browsable experience, helping them easily gather and compare related information. They should also cover topics comprehensively, using more words and more large images, even if this means pages load a little slower. 

RiskIQ Researchers Track Ecommerce Threat, Discover Network of Threat Actors Reshipping Items Purchased with Stolen Cards

In October of last year, the RiskIQ Threat Research team released "Compromised E-commerce Sites Lead to 'Magecart," a report profiling the e-commerce threat they discovered and dubbed 'Magecart,' which injects JavaScript code into e-commerce sites running outdated and unpatched versions of shopping cart software from Magento, Powerfront, and OpenCart. By logging consumer keystrokes, these attackers capture large quantities of payment card information. 

Now, by following a new strain of Magecart, the team has discovered a direct link to the outcome of the stolen credit cards for threat actors, offering rare insight into the physical world operations of actors tied to digital threats. 

Businesses could save 15% by equipping their mobile workforce with rugged devices

Pay now to save later says latest research from analyst IDC and Panasonic Business

Bracknell, UK. 12 JULY 2017 - Businesses could make total cost of ownership savings of 15% over five years by equipping their mobile workforces with rugged notebooks, tablets and handheld devices, according to calculations by Panasonic Business. It’s TCO Calculator, launched today, shows that these savings could be achieved through reduced failure rates and extended use if Panasonic Toughbook and Toughpad devices were deployed.

Earl Breon: The Power of a Fresh Perspective

Ladies and gentlemen, let me paint a picture for you. The year is 1983 and you are a super fit, well geared, and highly trained ultra-marathon runner. You are getting ready for a 544 mile race from Sydney to Melbourne, Australia. You are mulling about with your peers, rubbing elbows with everybody who you know is at least as prepared as you are. You see an array of high end athletic brands on display. It is a stereotypical marathon.

But then you start to hear some murmuring. “He’s how old?” Your interest is piqued. “He’s wearing what?” Okay, now you have to see what the commotion is about.

International SOS Foundation Announces 2017 Duty Of Care Awards Winners

July 10 2017, Trevose PA - The winners of the 2017 Duty of Care Awards were announced at a gala event in Berlin on Thursday, June 29. Hosted by the International SOS Foundation, the awards took place following the Duty of Care Summit, honouring organizations and individuals making a significant contribution to protecting their people while travelling or working remotely.

Retailer Alert: The EU data privacy landscape has already changed

With less than a year to go before organisations which process, use or exchange consumers’ personal data within the EU need to comply with the new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), eCommerce systems integrator Tryzens has highlighted how this new directive will impact retailers, and what key steps brands will need to take to mitigate the impact when the regulation becomes enforced from 25th May 2018.