79 Articles in the category IT


  • What's The Difference?: Artificial Intelligence vs Machine Learning

    Artificial Intelligence is deemed to be the next big thing in the IT world- a technology which has been talked about for more than half a century. The current scene is buzzing with the terms “AI” and “Machine Learning”, which sometimes get mixed up or appear interchangeable. They can seem to be the same thing, however they’re not quite, which may lead to some mix-ups....read more
  • Cyber-Attacks and What We Can Learn From Them

    In the last few years cyber attacks have become more and more commonplace. However, 2017 has been a particularly bad year in terms of attacks with high-profile names finding themselves at the receiving end. If it can happen to high-powered corporations, then it can happen to just about any company, so how can your organisation prevent these attacks from happening? We take a look at some of the most high-profile hacking cases these years and see what lessons we can learn from them....read more
  • European Talent Wars: The State of European Tech Report

    The latest report published by the venture capital firm Atomico, has found that there’s a massive talent war happening across the whole of Europe. The State of European Tech report surveyed 3,500 investors, founders and members of the tech community to collect data on hiring and investments, as well as to understand current trends and attitudes. ...read more
  • Gartner's Top 10 Strategic Technology Trends for 2018

    Each year, Gartner’s top 10 technology trends for the year ahead are an interesting guideline. A couple of weeks ago, at the Gartner Symposium in Orlando, Gartner Fellow David Cearley presented the “strategic” technology trends for the upcoming year. Gartner defines “strategic” as the technologies that have the potential to be significantly disruptive in the next five years, with a focus on budgeting as well....read more
  • 6 Myths Surrounding Artificial Intelligence

    Artificial Intelligence has long been a fascination of mankind. Now with the rapid development of capabilities within this field, it’s safe to say that as much as there are those thoroughly excited about the revolutionary impact it’ll have on our lives, there are also those that are casting a net of fear. Take Jack Ma (Alibaba founder) for example, who in June said that AI is a massive threat to jobs and he didn’t stop there, stating that he thinks it could also start WW3. The fear of job losses is prevalent in the AI conversation, a constant discussion linked to any technological advancements throughout history. Kara Swisher (Recode founder) has also agreed with Ma, telling NPR that any repetitive job is finished because it will soon be automated.While there will certainly be some jobs that’ll become obsolete, it’s hard to imagine the new roles that will emerge from this new technological revolution, but there will be new ones rest assured....read more
  • Dynamics 365 and Power BI Linked for Deeper Customer Insights

    Microsoft is now making it easier for Dynamics 365 customers to garner insights from their clients’ business history by taking advantage of Power BI, the cloud-based business intelligence service. The new Power BI connector for Dynamics 365 Customer Insights allows businesses to take raw customer data and turn it into informative charts and distribute the data-driven findings to workforces. ...read more
  • Hunting for CRM: Which Platform is Right for You?

    Regardless of your organisation’s CRM needs, whether they’re small or large, investing in the right platform is no small feat. The effort and time required to identify, buy and implement the right platform is quite substantial, however when all is said and done and stakeholders are on-board, it all boils down to finding the right platform for you. ...read more
  • Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality: Differences, Similarities and Uses

    With all of these new technologies evolving every day, you will have heard of augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR) as being the next big revolutionary techs. The two appear quite similar at a first glance, so you may be wondering what the difference is between the two. Pokemon Go is probably the first thing that springs to mind when you think of AR and when thinking of VR you’re most likely thinking of amusement park rides or video games. We’ve taken a more in-depth look at the two industries to understand the main differences. ...read more
 

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