Today’s business landscape is a volatile one. The uncertainty of Brexit continues to loom over much of Europe. The national skills shortage shows little sign of being alleviated. And compliance requirements across many industries are becoming ever more stringent.
Given these challenges, anything that can help a business futureproof its operations and encourage growth is something to be welcomed. Today, the opportunity to do that is most likely to be found in tech – particularly cloud.
What’s cheaper: a £1,000 fully-refundable plane ticket, or a £500 non-refundable ticket?
Really, it depends on how likely it is that your plans will change. A £500 ticket sounds cheaper, but if you need to move your flight, you’ll be hit by an eye-watering fee for changing. At which point, it might’ve been better to part with a grand in the first place.
Now, what if you applied the revered methodology used to assess technology purchases, Total
In the past few years, organisations across the board have looked to digital transformation to upgrade their technology and streamline their working styles. It’s allowing remote teams to work and collaborate with cloud-based tools and applications. It’s giving organisations an elastic capacity to meet their evolving backup needs. And it’s improving productivity by eliminating the frustrations that stem from lagging services.
These benefits would be completely impossible if not for fast, reliable data services.
Data for the
It’s never too early to start thinking about next year’s communications strategy, especially for SMEs. Understanding the environment you might be working in next year could give you the agility to capitalise on trends and gain some much needed competitive edge.
With that in mind, we’ve pulled together our thoughts on how the communications landscape will change in 2018 and what you can do to make the most of it.
More cloud means more data
As a small
The clock is ticking when it comes to EU GDPR compliance. With less than a year to go before it comes into effect, businesses around the world are revamping their data privacy posture to ensure they’re compliant with the regulations.
Earlier this year, it was confirmed that the forthcoming European data privacy directive would be transferred into UK law. So, despite Brexit, if you’re an organisation based in the UK, you still need to comply with
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