April 2020

Pre-owned Mobile Device Values Stay Strong Amidst Coronavirus Pandemic

29th April 2020 – HYLA Mobile, the world’s leading provider of software technology and services for mobile device returns management and reuse solutions, today released data on mobile device trade-in trends for Q1 2020. HYLA’s data reveals that despite the Coronavirus pandemic causing significant disruption to the supply and distribution of new and pre-owned devices, it has not had much impact on pre-owned device values. In fact, according to HYLA’s exclusive data, pre-owned smartphones have held their value from Q4 2019 and returned more than $535 million to U.S. consumers through mobile device trade-ins in Q1 of this year—an increase of 1.5% from Q1 2019.

eZ Systems is now Ibexa

While I may check its pulse now and then, I'm less plugged into the content management system space as I once was. Regardless, in all this time I've never been fully convinced that experience management as it relates to software is a completely unique information system. But I get it, just like country and rock and roll may be just music they're still different genres of music that address and reaches out to a completely different culture base. He's a little bit content management system, she's a little bit digital experience management.

Proceed Group offers top 4 tips on SAP data housekeeping during lockdown

Including free starter pack on how to build a successful data archiving strategy

London, UK. 28th April, 2020. SAP and data management specialist Proceed Group, is offering a free starter pack to anyone who needs help on building their archiving strategy. Organisations can share some of their non-business data from their SAP system and Proceed Group will give guidance on how to build a successful archiving strategy from the data provided. During this difficult time, many businesses are facing enormous challenges, however planning for the future with an archiving strategy, and keeping data in check will be invaluable post crisis.

Panasonic TOUGHBOOK helps ACCOBAMS project study whales & dolphins in the Mediterranean and Black Seas

Panasonic TOUGHBOOK devices used by scientists to map and study cetaceans in the Mediterranean and Black Seas

 

Bracknell, UK. 28th April 2020 – An important conservation project has used Panasonic TOUGHBOOK devices to survey the impact of climate change and human activities at sea on the population of whales and dolphins (Cetaceans) in the Mediterranean and Black Seas.

 

The Future of the PCB Industry

The printed circuit board (PCB) industry supports many different types of products. The components go into nearly any modern electronic product imaginable. Most PCB manufacturers reside in Asian countries, such as China. Recent global health concerns have impacted the production of electrical components and delayed shipments. 

In the United States, less than 500 firms make PCBs and employ only 21,000 people. By contrast, China sees annual growth of about 8.5% in the PCB industry and employs around 700,000 citizens. Asia typically makes the items faster and cheaper than other parts of the world.

Dynamic Spectrum Alliance applauds FCC’s decision for unlicensed spectrum access in the 6 GHz band

Washington D.C, USA, 23 April 2020: The addition of 1200 MHz of spectrum for unlicensed use in the entire 6 GHz band, as approved by the Federal Communication Commission (FCC) today, is a watershed moment for connectivity and innovation. The 5.925 – 7.125 GHz band will supercharge connectivity to affect every aspect in our lives, such as remote education, telemedicine, work and commerce, gaming, and social media.

Important Things to Do to Become an Influencer

Who are influencers? Those are ordinary people that gained a massive following because of their knowledge and experience. Above all, they focus on building strong relationships that are built on trust and transparency. They don’t promote brands and products aggressively. They do so by wrapping them into engaging stories and providing followers with valuable information and actionable tips. In other words, they focus on delivering value to their following.

The big question is, however, how to become an influencer?

British start-ups have months to survive without substantial government support, says new research

  • New survey conducted in April 2020 represents the concerns of the c-suite across 277 UK start-ups on the impact of COVID-19 to UK businesses, in order to aid decisions of UK policy makers, investors and management teams
  • The research showed that half of those working for start-ups will be on furlough by the end of April, and more than half of these companies have less than 6 months left to survive, which could wipe out a generation of innovation in the UK

LONDON, UK, 21 April 2020 – According to new research conducted this month from proSapient, a machine learning executive research platform, over half (57%) of UK start-ups said they only had enough cashflow to survive a maxim

Kofax/Forrester 2020 Intelligent Automation benchmarking survey offers insights for businesses looking to achieve hyperautomation

Research finds siloed automation provides limited benefits, while integrated approach enables success

London, UK – April 21, 2020 – Kofax®, a leading supplier of Intelligent Automation software to digitally transform end-to-end business processes, today announces the Kofax 2020 Intelligent Automation Benchmark Report, a study conducted by Forrester Consulting and commissioned by Kofax. The report finds while many enterprises have prioritised automation, they’re struggling to scale and achieve hyperautomation. It also finds taking an integrated approach to intelligent automation can result in accelerated ROI, enhanced customer success and employee satisfaction, and reduced technical debt.

Study: Three Quarters of End-of-Life Equipment Not Being Recycled

AUSTIN -- April 21, 2020—New research launched today by Blancco Technology Group, the industry standard in data erasure and mobile device diagnostics, explores the issues associated with the corporate sustainability practices that some of the world’s largest enterprises are following today. Blancco’s study, Poor sustainability practices – enterprises are overlooking the e-waste problem, produced in partnership with Coleman Parkes, reveals that only a quarter (24 percent) of end-of-life equipment is being sanitized and reused, despite 83 percent of organizations having a Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) policy in place.