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Shaking up outdated work practices
13 Apr, 2015 09:54 am

Work models currently in use around the world are largely relics of a bygone era, and they need to be radically transformed in the interests of productivity, and meeting customer and employee needs. The right management and technology can make a huge difference.

EAT grows appetite with analytics transformation
7 Apr, 2015 09:03 am

As a cafe chain that has grown quickly to have over 100 outlets across the UK, EAT began to struggle with our laborious spreadsheet planning which no longer suited our scale. A move to cloud-based planning and analytics is empowering us with the right information,...

Retailers slash food wastage with collaborative social network
30 Mar, 2015 08:16 am

A dedicated business social network is helping the restaurant and food retail industries to interact with charities and fight the food surplus, supplying meals to the hungry. With a staggering 650,000 tonnes of food wasted annually by retailers in the UK, dedicated technology is helping make the change.

A complete transformation in government work flexibility
24 Mar, 2015 12:02 pm

The government is totally transforming the way it works to introduce real day-to-day flexibility for staff. Supported by effective technology and a better work culture,...

The wide open cyber threat
13 Mar, 2015 12:22 pm

The internal threat from employees' carelessness, or failure to follow policy, is one of the biggest dangers in cybersecurity. While much of the discussion about prevention has focused on technology, the internal danger is left untackled by many businesses.

Hackathons generating fast results at EDF
5 Feb, 2015 12:33 pm

EDF recently organised a 'hackathon' in order to deliver great, well-used applications in under four months. The objective of the project, called ElectroMobilium,...

3D printing and the new space exploration
26 Jan, 2015 10:08 am

At NASA we have brought about a technology breakthrough by creating the first items to ever be 3D printed in space. We believe this work will enable a significant transformation in the success and sustainability of exploration beyond Earth.

Women fuelling innovation at L'Oréal
15 Jan, 2015 10:06 am

As the world's largest beauty company, L'Oréal has the opportunity and resources to empower women, its core consumers, to pursue careers in science, technology, computer science,...

Collaboration at the heart of innovation
8 Dec, 2014 10:03 am
Collaboration at the heart of innovation

At Bayer, we recognise the importance of identifying commonalities in different fields - the commonality for humans, animals and plants is molecular pathways...

Seizing the data driven opportunity
29 Sep, 2014 12:08 am
Seizing the data driven opportunity

Relevance and personalisation are delivered by data-driven insights. As a mathematician and statistician this appeals to my inner geek; I enjoy numbers, patterns and formulas.