COVID-19

Apple opens all US stores for the first time in a year
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business transformation

Apple opens all US stores for the first time in a year

The company's 270 retail locations had all closed their doors due to the COVID-19 pandemic
2 Mar 2021
Cyber security firm saw attacks rise by 20% during 2020
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cyber security

Cyber security firm saw attacks rise by 20% during 2020

Trend Micro found attackers also heavily targeted VPNs
23 Feb 2021
New York AG sues Amazon over handling of COVID-19
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Business strategy

New York AG sues Amazon over handling of COVID-19

Amazon profited an extra $28.5M at two sites while allegedly failing to protect workers from infection
17 Feb 2021
How can the cloud industry adapt to a post-COVID world?
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cloud computing

How can the cloud industry adapt to a post-COVID world?

The coronavirus pandemic has fuelled rapid growth across the cloud industry, but it won’t last forever
16 Feb 2021
The IT Pro Podcast: Has COVID killed the smart city dream?
The IT Pro Podcast: Has COVID killed the smart city dream?
smart city

The IT Pro Podcast: Has COVID killed the smart city dream?

With city centres deserted, the utopian smart city vision may be later than advertised
12 Feb 2021
Why video conferencing is so tiring and what you can do about it
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video conferencing

Why video conferencing is so tiring and what you can do about it

You’re not alone if you find video meetings far more tiring than the real thing
3 Feb 2021
A new age of asset management
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Active Directory

A new age of asset management

Can migrating a business’ Active Directory to the cloud become a core resource as the consumerisation of tech continues?
1 Feb 2021
COVID-19 has sped up digital transformation efforts
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digital transformation

COVID-19 has sped up digital transformation efforts

Survey finds COVID-19 has made digitalization projects a priority for most organizations
29 Jan 2021
Is the cashless society finally here?
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Business strategy

Is the cashless society finally here?

The cashless society has been forecast for decades, yet cash remains in rude health. Could the pandemic finally change that?
28 Jan 2021
What are employers' responsibilities when we use personal tech to work from home?
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flexible working

What are employers' responsibilities when we use personal tech to work from home?

With many more months of lockdown ahead of us, and workers reluctant to return to the office full time, it's time to think about roles and responsibil…
25 Jan 2021
How to be a great motivator
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Business strategy

How to be a great motivator

Keeping employees motivated – through the good and the bad – is not always easy
22 Jan 2021
Hackers using COVID vaccine as a lure to spread malware
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hacking

Hackers using COVID vaccine as a lure to spread malware

Cyber criminals are impersonating WHO, DHL, and vaccine manufacturers in phishing campaigns
15 Jan 2021
Website problems slow coronavirus vaccine rollout
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hacking

Website problems slow coronavirus vaccine rollout

Florida is the epicenter of website issues, as patients struggle with malfunctioning sites and hackers
6 Jan 2021
Upskilling a remote workforce
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training

Upskilling a remote workforce

With the distributed office here to stay, organisations need to think how they can deliver effective training in this new environment
15 Dec 2020
The IT Pro Podcast: The power of disinformation
The IT Pro Podcast: The power of disinformation
social media

The IT Pro Podcast: The power of disinformation

Social media is a great innovation - but falsehoods and manipulation are rife
11 Dec 2020
The IT Pro Podcast: A post-COVID cloud future
IT Pro Podcast: a post-COVID cloud future
Cloud

The IT Pro Podcast: A post-COVID cloud future

COVID has rewritten the rulebook for businesses - but will it last?
27 Nov 2020
Coronavirus creates new challenges for women in tech (and every other industry)
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Careers & training

Coronavirus creates new challenges for women in tech (and every other industry)

The pandemic has exacerbated issues for women in an industry where representation is already a problem
24 Nov 2020
NHS COVID-19 app failed to ask users to self-isolate due to 'software glitch'
bugs

NHS COVID-19 app failed to ask users to self-isolate due to 'software glitch'

The bug is the latest in a long line of errors and glitches to plague the government's contact-tracing app
2 Nov 2020
Is the future of touchscreens touchless?
A concept image of a woman using a touchless touchscreen from Ultraleap in a public setting
Hardware

Is the future of touchscreens touchless?

Coronavirus has created a growing unease at the use of shared touchscreens – and for good reason. Advances in touchless technology could be the answer
2 Nov 2020
The IT Pro Podcast: What COVID-19 can teach us about open data
Data & insights

The IT Pro Podcast: What COVID-19 can teach us about open data

Data has been vital in helping to fight the pandemic - but how can we apply this to business?
30 Oct 2020
The future tech helping battle the pandemic
Technology

The future tech helping battle the pandemic

We’ve struggled to find a use for chatbots, 3D printers and drones, but innovative tech is now being used to fight COVID-19
20 Oct 2020
Transforming training with virtual reality
Careers & training

Transforming training with virtual reality

VR can not only help meet the accessibility challenges presented by COVID-19, but also to increase productivity and reduce learning times
20 Oct 2020
Salesforce aims to help manage coronavirus vaccine demand
COVID-19 vaccine container and syringe
sales & CRM

Salesforce aims to help manage coronavirus vaccine demand

New Work.com solution will streamline vaccine administration, outreach, inventory and more
29 Sep 2020