Posted on Mar 26 2018 - 11:15am by Editorial Content
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The SD Worx Digital Assistant could be the ‘second brain’ you’ve been waiting for. James Goulding reports Artificial Intelligence was a key theme at the SD Worx European Conference for users of the company’s HR and payroll solutions, held in London on February 6. The topic featured prominently in a round table discussion on The Future of Collaboration, with both Marc Teerlink, Global Vice...

Posted on Mar 25 2018 - 11:15am by Editorial Content
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Carlo Longhi explains how to secure your office printers While the average business underestimates the number of pages it prints by 70%, most are also surprised by the high cost of printing, which can amount to 1 to 3% of annual turnover, according to IDC. Much of this cost is unnecessary – caused by employees who print personal documents or needlessly print work documents. Additionally, an estimated...

Posted on Mar 24 2018 - 11:15am by Editorial Content
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Cloud B2B Solutions is targeting HR departments with a cloud-based document management system designed to help HR professionals manage employee records in compliance with regulations like the GDPR, which comes into force this May. As well as making it easier to administer subject access requests, HR online can allocate dates for documents to be destroyed or reviewed. www.cloudb2bsolutions.co.uk ...

Posted on Mar 23 2018 - 11:15am by Editorial Content
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The process of finding a company to print a 3D file should be a lot easier following the launch of the UK’s first comparison website for 3D printing services. Already available in the US and Europe, 3Dcompare.com connects users to a selection of bureaux, including industry leaders like iMaterialise, Shapeways and Makexyz. Users can use the site to upload a file, choose their material, check prices...

Posted on Mar 22 2018 - 11:15am by Editorial Content
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Organisations in the education sector are most reliant on paper and furthest away from paperless working, claims mobile data capture service provider WorkMobile. Its survey of 1,000 workers shows that employees working in the education sector are most wedded to paper (80%), followed by those in the finance sector (68%) and the construction and utilities industries (67%). One third of businesses in...

Posted on Mar 21 2018 - 11:15am by Editorial Content
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To coincide with Data Privacy Day, held on January 28, 3M released the following visual privacy guidelines: Be welcoming but cautious – encourage a business culture where employees are not afraid to ask visitors or contractors for their credentials, verify information or follow up on other security procedures. Lock screens – whether in the office or working in public spaces, ensure screensavers...

Posted on Mar 20 2018 - 5:44pm by John Peters
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Posted on Mar 20 2018 - 11:15am by Editorial Content
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Sales professionals who use a CRM system are wasting an average of six weeks a year on manual administrative tasks, claims contact centre technology provider NewVoiceMedia. According to its research, 76% of sales reps manually update CRM records after a call, spending an average of 34 minutes a day on data entry. In addition, the average sales person spends 24 minutes a day manually entering prospects’...

Posted on Mar 19 2018 - 11:15am by Editorial Content
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Consumers are looking more favourably on biometric authentication, as security breaches and the multiplication of online accounts highlight the inadequacies of passwords, claims IBM in its new report, The IBM Security: Future of Identity Study. In a survey of 4,000 adults in the US, Europe and Asia Pacific, 67% of all respondents said they were comfortable using biometric authentication today, with...

Posted on Mar 18 2018 - 11:15am by Editorial Content
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Packaging Innovations, Label&Print and Empack returns to the NEC, Birmingham on February 28 to March 1. With more than 300 exhibitors and 20 hours of CPD-accredited seminar content, the multi-pack show provides the ideal opportunity to learn about the latest industry trends and discover new products and suppliers. The EcoPack Show running alongside Packaging Innovations is the UK’s only sustainable...