Technology has proven to be a demonstrably powerful tool in helping people living with disabilities to live truly autonomous lives. In the world today, rapid advancements in areas such as artificial intelligence and machine learning have meant that empowering those affected by disabilities is easier than ever before. Frasil, is the realised dream of founder, inventor, and visionary Fran Killoway. Discover how the firm is changing lives in radical ways.
Brexit to widen the tech gap between agile businesses and those that will struggle to survive.
Ensuring that safety procedures are completely and totally compliant with all the necessary rules and regulations is becoming increasingly important with more guidelines coming into effect every year. One firm, The Compliance Workbook (TCW), are helping clients simplify safety, compliance and budgetary tasks through the enthusiastic and sagacious leadership of CEO Ryan Dempsey. Discover why he is definitely one to watch heading into a new decade.
Having been named Lebanon’s leading taxation and assurance consultancy of the year in Acquisition International, Sarkis Sakr & Partners has secured its status as one of the country’s foremost accounting practices. Following the firm’s win in Acquisition International’s 2019 Leading Adviser Awards, we profiled them to learn more about their award-winning services and successes.
With over twenty years of legal experience in Kuwait, during which she has held the roles of Assistant Director of the legal department at Ahli United Bank, Chair of the Economic Committee of the Kuwait Lawyers Association for two years. Editor-in-Chief of Legal Challenges magazine, Areej Hamada has done it all. Now the President of the Legal Challenges Group, we take a closer look to find out more about her exceptional success.
Paper receipts account for 1.5 billion pounds of environmental waste each year in the United States alone. So, is it time for paper receipts to become extinct? As a way of reducing the amount of waste you are producing this seems like the way forward for most companies, but will having no receipts have an impact on your spending habits?
Despite the power of Artificial Intelligence to transform the customer experience, many AI projects fail at the first hurdle. Henry Jinman at EBI.AI outlines the 5 most common mistakes and how to avoid them using a tried and tested checklist.
The fight against cancer has become one of the greatest in modern medical history, and scientific research continues to yield new medical methods for combating this disease. At the forefront of developing innovative technologies is Advanced Oncotherapy, a UK-based company focused on delivering proton-based radiotherapy. Heading into a new decade of medical advancement, discover why CEO Nicolas Serandour is being featured as one of Acquisition International’s CEOs to Watch in 2020.
Cisco has unveiled the details behind its technology strategy for building a new internet- one designed to push digital innovation beyond the performance, economic and power consumption limitations of current infrastructure.
Most commonly used in the trading world, market sentiment refers to the overall attitude of investors towards a particular market. Now, Apple’s Steve Jobs famously said he didn’t pay attention to market research and, instead, aimed to give customers something they didn’t know they wanted. However, for the average US business, reacting to market sentiment can often be a winning strategy.
Ethical investment platform SeedTribe has relaunched as a new UK-focused impact hub. The platform will connect startups with individuals, corporates and governments interested in helping profit-with-purpose businesses. SeedTribe’s new focus will be supporting inspiring entrepreneurs in ways not solely connected to finding equity investment. This includes mentoring, networking and recruitment.
Almost every business across the globe is using mobile devices to optimise processes, streamline workflows and increase workforce productivity. But, as 5G becomes established and digital transformation earns commonplace, what is in store for enterprise mobility in 2020? Gary Lee, Chief Revenue Officer, B2M Solutions, shares his thoughts.
New hires form part of wider management restructure at UK telco, which is undergoing period of sustained growth and driving forward innovative connectivity projects.
AI and Machine Learning techniques are finding their way into financial services. Ranging from operational efficiencies to more effective detection of fraud and money-laundering, firms are embracing techniques that find patterns, learn from them and can subsequently act on signals coming out of large volumes of data. The most promising, and potentially lucrative, use cases are in investment management though.
Optimizt Technologies offers specialist engineering and technology services to a diverse range of businesses globally, including automobile, medical equipment and heavy machinery to name a few.
A cohesive digital marketing strategy is essential for any company that wants to maximise profits and gain new customers. Many organisations opt to reconfigure traditional marketing strategies in accordance with the digital arena, but this approach to digital marketing often has little impact because digital marketing offers companies the chance to target specific individuals through the internet – and interact with their desired clientele.
It is important to be compliant more than ever today in a time where data protection and cy-bersecurity are enormous topics that all business owners need to be wary of. Fortunately, it can be relatively straightforward to make sure that your business is compliant at all times.
Nok Nok Labs, the trusted leader in next-generation consumer authentication has announced optimised integration with Yubico, the leading provider of hardware authentication security keys. The integration provides enterprises worldwide the ability to easily use the Nok Nok S3 Authentication Suite (Nok Nok S3 Suite) with any Yubico YubiKey.
Alternative SME credit specialist Caple has supported EnSilica, a leading bespoke chip design and supply firm, with a £3.7m fully unsecured loan. This will enable EnSilica to continue its expansion into high-growth sectors including automotive, space and the Internet of Things (IoT).
Company emerges from stealth with $50 million in top tier funding, 30 plus customers and new offerings: VoltStack and VoltMesh for integrating multi-cloud and edge environments.
We are experiencing a resurgence in the popularity of tough bosses in the UK. The “Imperial CEO” started to become less fashionable in the eighties with the decline in deference. The nineties saw the reputation of strong business leadership tarnished with corporate scandals unearthed in the aftermath of Robert Maxwell’s death; then Polly Peck; and attacks on overnighty bosses in regulation like the Cadbury Report. The collapse of Enron under Kenneth Lay; the banking crisis; and the arrest of Bernie Madoff further damaged the reputation of business leadership. Tony Blair presided over a dramatic collapse in voters’ faith in government amid, what the Guardian described as, signs the war was Iraq accelerated a post-Second World War decline in British deference to authority.
Deal brings enhanced operations and maintenance offering to the global market.
In a world that is increasingly focused on incorporating the latest technology and software, it is important to ensure that all industries have the ability to solve problems using high-performance computing systems. X-ISS is a cross-platform management and analytics solution provider for the High-Performance Computing (HPC) industry. As we examine why HPC technology is so important, discover why this firm is one of America’s most outstanding HPC management solutions providers in 2019.
Strong, FIDO-based authentication is now available across all digital channels – mobile apps, mobile web, desktop web and smart watch.
Having recently been recognized by AI as the Best Specialist Environmental Software Solutions Firm 2019 – Ontario, we profiled Lakes Software and caught up with the firm’s Bryan Matthews (US Operations Manager) who provided us with a glimpse into the innerworkings of the award-winning company.
Contact centre enhancements save £500K in first year, reduce attrition rates, boost customer experience and employee engagement as part of programme of digital transformation.
Cyber crime is proving to be the biggest threat for the majority of businesses in the modern era, with legal firms proving to be the most at-risk, according to CySure CEO Joe Collinwood. So, how can businesses, legal or not, help ensure their cyber security is up to scratch and able to keep out attackers?
Pio-Tech, a System Integrator, and Business Solutions Provider announced a new partnership with Huawei. Both parties have shared visions for collaboration to build innovation, and guide banks towards business growth.
Following its continued development over the past few years, virtual reality has capabilities which extend far beyond the gaming world. Alongside being implemented into the health and fitness sector, the technology has become a highly powerful tool for many global businesses. As a result, we’re going to look at several ways in which virtual reality has already influenced businesses operations, and how it will continue to do so in the future.
The luxury goods and services market has always been, by its very nature, a wasteful market, but it is now turning itself around in response to consumer demand. Now it is embracing its consumers’ focus on sustainability, as Staff Writer Hannah Stevenson discusses.
IP technology leader CPA Global has today launched a new global campaign – New IP – calling on the international IP industry to radically re-imagine the business of innovation.
At the heart of the campaign lies the premise that failure to put technology at the heart of how the IP industry works stands in the way of realising the true potential of the inventors and inventions that will transform both industries and societies.
As cash machines dwindle and users increasingly turn towards new and innovative forms of payment, Staff Writer Hannah Stevenson explores the direction is the market is moving in.
Founded in 2006, Huddle is a privately held cloud-based collaboration software company that is headquartered in London, with additional offices in San Francisco,
Whatever your industry, seeking out continuous improvement is vital to your business’ success. One of the most effective ways to do this is to appoint an internal auditor within your staff, or to hire a third-party auditor. Auditing allows for a fresh perspective on your established, current processes, reviewing day-to-day business.
Brexit and business have become reluctant synonyms since 2016. Once the EU referendum was over, thoughts immediately turned to the ways in which a departure from the European Union would affect the economy. Today, three years on, the picture may not be any clearer. However, those in the business world are savvy enough to know that change in some way is on the horizon.
Interpace Diagnostics provides molecular tests and pathology services to physicians and hospitals for various types of cancer. Earlier this year, the company found success in AI’s Global Excellence Awards 2019 where they were selected as the Most Innovative Molecular Diagnostics Company 2019 – Northeast USA.