COVID-19

Google Cloud unveils AI contact center focused on vaccine equity
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artificial intelligence (AI)

Google Cloud unveils AI contact center focused on vaccine equity

Organizations can integrate CCAI into existing scheduling and registration systems or use it as a stand-alone application
16 Apr 2021
Assessing your cloud strategy after COVID
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cloud computing

Assessing your cloud strategy after COVID

Is the cloud still the perceived panacea that delivers cost reductions, efficiency gains and a platform for businesses to thrive post-COVID?
16 Apr 2021
Neo digital transformation
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digital transformation

Neo digital transformation

In a post-COVID business landscape, do enterprises need to rethink how they acquire and implement technologies?
9 Apr 2021
Akamai’s Vaccine Edge offers rapid access to COVID-19 vaccine appointments
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sales & CRM

Akamai’s Vaccine Edge offers rapid access to COVID-19 vaccine appointments

The solution is built on Salesforce’s Vaccine Cloud
30 Mar 2021
New York rolls out digital COVID-19 vaccine passport
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Policy & legislation

New York rolls out digital COVID-19 vaccine passport

Excelsior Pass is built on IBM's Digital Health Pass solution
29 Mar 2021
Onboarding during the pandemic and beyond
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recruitment

Onboarding during the pandemic and beyond

The good, the bad and the strange elements of starting a new job remotely
25 Mar 2021
Fake COVID vaccination certificates available on the dark web
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hacking

Fake COVID vaccination certificates available on the dark web

Fast-growing market emerges for people wanting quick vaccine proof to travel abroad
23 Mar 2021
10 learnings to consider when it comes to enterprise mobility
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Business strategy

10 learnings to consider when it comes to enterprise mobility

While the past 12 months may have been the opposite of 'mobile', it's enabled businesses to target pain points associated with EM
23 Mar 2021
How do IT leaders prepare for a refusal to return to the office?
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flexible working

How do IT leaders prepare for a refusal to return to the office?

With working from home likely to become a permanent option across many businesses, it's important to plan ahead as the end of lockdown is finally in s…
16 Mar 2021
House passes COVID stimulus package with billions in technology funding
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Technology

House passes COVID stimulus package with billions in technology funding

Schools and libraries win $7.1 billion in connectivity funding
11 Mar 2021
A new age of collaboration tools
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collaboration

A new age of collaboration tools

Businesses have always used collaboration tools, but have these been altered at all by COVID-19 lockdowns?
9 Mar 2021
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
Is the cashless society finally here?
A person holding their smartphone over a payment terminal to make a contactless payment
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