June 2020

Two thirds of businesses unable to count cost of COVID-19 on workforce

- 69% of companies have no way to track cost of employee absence

- 1 in 3 companies still rely on paper spreadsheets for employee wellbeing

London, Nottingham, UK. 30th June, 2020: More than two-thirds of business leaders across the UK have no idea how much employee sickness is costing their business, according to e-days, the absence intelligence platform.

The findings come from an exclusive survey of 100 senior HR executives from well-known global brands by e-days. Of the respondents, one in three still tracked their staff absence manually, using spreadsheets or paper-based forms.

Consumer driven strategies will be vital for retailers to bounce back from lockdown, says B-Stock

London, UK, 29 June 2020: As stores across Europe begin to re-open their doors, retailers who have survived lockdown will need to navigate the uncertainty of the retail landscape and adapt to new market strategies for business to continue, urged Giorgio Vitale, Head of Business Development EMEA at B-Stock.

Due to the impact of COVID-19 the retail landscape has changed drastically and the changes to the way that consumers used to shop were felt by everyone. While younger buyers are likely to embrace shopping again far quicker than those aged over 50, retailers will need to adapt their strategies to give confidence back to their consumers, advised Vitale. 

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.

Capital Banking Solutions a Solid and Regional Player in Forrester’s Global Banking Platform Deals Survey 2020

June 26, 2020Paris - Capital Banking Solutions, the global provider of integrated banking software in Europe, Africa, Middle East and America has been named as a Regional Player for new deals and a Solid Player, with 25 combined deals, in Forrester’s Banking Platform Deals 2020.

This recognition for the 3rd year proves the constant ability of Capital Banking Solutions to enhance its market position and create value for its existing customers.

COVID-19 will add to the urgency of digital transformation states the report.

Capital Banking Solutions prepared for many years for this transformation by developing a state-of-the-art digital banking solution: CapitalDigital.

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.

Panasonic Launches Its Most Rugged and Powerful Android™ TOUGHBOOK A3 Tablet With A 10.1” Display Real Wire Wed, 06/24/2020 - 09:30

BRACKNELL, UK. 24th June 2020 – Panasonic further strengthened its popular Android line-up today with the launch of the TOUGHBOOK A3, a fully rugged tablet with a 10.1 inch display. With businesses increasingly turning to Android for their rugged mobile tablet and handheld needs, the TOUGHBOOK A3 is ideal for emergency services personnel, utilities and field service agents, as well as transport and logistics operators, and those working in automotive.

Cyclr receives top awards in G2’s Summer Grid Report for iPaaS

Embedded iPaaS company earns top ranking for high customer satisfaction and customer support for second quarter in succession

24 June 2020 - Low-code, UK-based embedded integration SaaS company Cyclr has again been awarded the overall "Best Support" and "Easiest To Do Business With'' awards by G2.coma, Inc in their Summer 2020 G2 Grid report for iPaaS. This is the second quarter in a row that Cyclr has been featured in the G2 reports, retaining their customer success awards and moving up the overall rankings in the process.

Mobile Operators Play Crucial Role In Keeping Emerging Markets Connected With Free Internet Through Coronavirus Pandemic

Coronavirus, Netflix and Free Fire among top search terms during lockdown. Interest in free internet and access to health information also see significant increase [1].

London, June 24th, 2020 - Mobile operators in emerging markets such as Brazil and South Africa are experiencing increased traffic and demand for free data as the coronavirus pandemic drives users online. That’s according to recent online search data from Upstream’s Zero-D, an ad-funded free mobile internet platform designed to keep users connected to the digital world even when they have run out of data.

Star Micronics launches mC-Print POS printers with USB-C port and USB Power Delivery

High Wycombe, UK, 23 June 2020 - With the growing adoption of the USB-C® standard, international POS printer manufacturer Star Micronics announces the launch of the latest additions to its mC-Print3™ series. The mCP31C and mCP31CB, equipped with a USB-C port, support standard communication with USB-C supporting devices such as Android™ / Windows phones and tablets, PCs, Macs etc, as well as USB Power Delivery.