By Toby Heelis, CEO of Eventopedia We live in an era of digital transformation, with advancements in technology leaving no industry untouched. In events, we have seen plenty of tech developments in recent years, shaping the sector for the better. With benefits ranging from improved efficiency, accuracy, and a reduction of risk, to improvements in the […]
How smart tech will shape events in 2020
Capita’s business travel technology ‘drives duty of care and cost savings’
Capita Travel and Events says its clients and their travellers are benefitting from easy bookings, enhanced wellbeing and cost savings as a result of new solutions added to their suite of technology (iris) in 2019. The iris suite features communications to influence booking behaviours; the iris:go mobile app providing travellers access to their accommodation, air […]
Ready, tech, go! Have you got the right mindset for digital change?
Recruitment giant Hays has launched its latest ‘What Workers Want’ report titled ‘Mindset Key for Digital Change’. As the name suggests, this is focusing on automation and digital transformation in the workplace. So, how are Executive and Personal Assistants responding to change? PA Life provides exclusive insights… Personal and Executive Assistants are enthusiastic about using […]
Are you too reliant on tech? You’re not alone
Millions of Brits admit they’re ‘too reliant’ on tech products, according to a poll of 2,000 adults that found 65 per cent believe they’re overexposed to technology, while 38 per cent worry they rely on gadgets too much. Three in 10 even reckon Brits have far more tech products in their lives than they actually […]
MatchWare rolls out MeetingBooster 5.0
MatchWare has launched the fifth generation of MeetingBooster, its tool that’s designed to make business meetings more efficient and accountable. The firm says MeetingBooster 5.0 is the new industry standard for meeting management. It facilitates a standardised meeting process, with the ability to assign pre-meeting tasks, allocate actions during meetings, and deliver professional minutes in […]
Is the Wi-Fi hotspot you’re reading this on secure?
Millions of Brits have gambled with their personal data by ‘blindly’ accessing Wi-Fi hotspots, according to a study. One in five have taken ‘significant risks’ by failing to check if public Wi-Fi connections are legitimate – instead using hotspots which are free, seem to be credible and offer fast speeds. Worryingly, users could be connecting […]
Is technology letting you down? You’re not the only one
UK office workers waste 1.8 billion working hours every year because the technology they’re given isn’t good enough. That’s according to a survey of 2,000 people undertaken by Insight, which also showed that more than a third (34 percent) of employees said that not being equipped with the right technology makes remote and flexible working […]
SME exec teams ‘too slow to keep up with workforce technology needs’
Nearly a third (31%) of SME decision makers say their leadership team is not moving fast enough to keep up with employees’ changing technology requirements. That’s according to the new 2019 Digital Business Report from Advanced, which calls into question whether employees are given the right tools to improve their productivity. 39% would consider leaving their job if […]
Here’s the office tech workers want and how it affects HR
Hire Intelligence recently surveyed 2000 UK workers about the least popular pieces of office equipment and how people really feel about company spending. The firm says the results reveal some key ingredients to better employee productivity. It often feels like there is more technology than ever to deal with in the course of our working lives. Contemporary […]
MENTAL HEALTH AWARENESS WEEK: How can technology help reduce stress in the workplace?
59% of UK adults experience stress in the workplace but could business technology provide a means to help reduce this figure? The combination of technology and mental health can often have negative connotations. There is plenty of media attention surrounding the negative impact the former can have on the latter. In fact, there is research […]