Technology

Robots hiring humans: new research reveals the importance of striking the balance in the hiring process

31 October 2019: New research into job-seeker attitudes to digitization, automation and AI in the recruitment process has revealed how job-seekers are cheating recruitment technology platforms, to better their chances of landing a job. Seven in ten (67%) job seekers admitted to deliberately using optimization strategies to improve their chances of getting a job. 

The study, Hiring Humans vs. Recruitment Robots, by recruitment software provider TribePad canvassed the views of over 1,000 employees and job seekers in the UK. The findings revealed a worrying trend: as technology continues to permeate the recruitment and HR industry, job-seekers are looking for ways to game the system. 

Powered by Battery: Did EGO's New Cordless Electric Mower for 2020 just leak?

Whether intentional or not, Home Depot briefly listed a never before seen "21 inch Select Cut Lawn Mower with Touch Drive Technology" .  While we're unaware of public announcement from EGO POWER+, we came across a couple interesting pages online via Home Depot Pro that may very well be an upcoming new EGO Power+ mower about to hit the market. Details on this new mower are subject to change but below is what we can speculate from the information we know so far.

EGO is about to introduce to market a new 21 inch 56-Volt cordless electric walk behind mower with two significant features:

Panasonic TOUGHBOOK named Strategic Alliances Reseller Partner of the Year at 2019 SOTI Partner Awards

BRACKNELL, UK. 22nd October 2019 – Panasonic TOUGHBOOK has been named by SOTI, the world’s most trusted provider of mobile and IoT management solutions, as its Strategic Alliances Reseller Partner of the Year at the 2019 SOTI Partner Awards.

As high street shops close, retailers also fail to control online customer churn

London, UK, 22nd October, 2019: A recent survey of 500 retailers sponsored by Eggplant, the digital experience specialist, revealed the pressures facing online digital teams in advance of busy retail season. While 92% of digital teams are focused on business outcomes and an omnichannel experience that delights, 60% fail to measure customer churn - even though around one in three (30%) have an average drop off rate of 50% or more on online properties.

This follows recent reports that nearly 3,000 shops shut on UK high streets in the first half of this year and in July the proportion of all shops that are empty reached 10.3%, its highest level since January 2015.

How Small Business Can Use Technology to Serve Their Customers Better

The process of achieving goals in a small business is often constrained by a lack of resources. This is particularly true as you try to create the best and lasting impression on the existing and potential clients.

Fortunately, you can utilize small business technology to serve your clients better and hence make significant profits. How can this be done? Well, here are the tips:

Fraud alert: Popular video app Snaptube needs careful watching

London, October 17th, 2019 – Snaptube, a popular Android smartphone video app which claims some 40 million users, has been caught making millions of suspicious transactions without the knowledge of its users. The Snaptube app features the same piece of developer software code, Mango SDK, that was at the center of the Vidmate expose earlier this year - when another popular video app from a Chinese developer was found to be conducting mass scale advertising and premium services’ subscription fraud. Snaptube also displays a common traffic pattern and similar URLs and domains as those reported with Vidmate.

Cornerstone OnDemand Holds Strategic Leader Position For Fifth Consecutive Year in Fosway 9-Grid™ for Talent Management

London – 17 October 2019 – Cornerstone OnDemand, Inc. (NASDAQ: CSOD), a global leader in cloud-based learning, talent management and emerging talent experience software, today has been recognised for the fifth year running as a Strategic Leader in the October 2019 Fosway 9-Grid™ for Talent Management.

Cornerstone OnDemand also features in the new 2019 Fosway 9-Grid™ for Cloud HCM, maintaining its position as Core Challenger with a strong future trajectory.

OKI Europe’s SENDYS Explorer Software Suite Wins Print.IT Reseller Editor’s Choice Award

Exclusive to OKI, SENDYS Explorer multi-fleet software platform receives highest accolade from top industry magazine and online channel resource

Egham, 15 October 2019 – OKI Europe’s SENDYS Explorer complete software solution has been awarded the Editor’s Choice Award from Print.IT Reseller. Compatible with all OKI printers and embedded on OKI Smart MFPs, the award recognises the advantages of the all-in-one multi-fleet software solution in enabling OKI users to work productively, from digitising, sharing and organising documents to securely managing their print jobs and reducing wastage.

UKCloud increases momentum with latest awards to the Digital Outcomes and Specialists 4 and YPO Technology Hardware and Software Services frameworks

UKCloud has been approved to provide its multi-cloud platform and expert services via both the Digital Outcomes and Specialists 4 (DOS4) framework and four lots of the YPO Technology Hardware and Software Services framework.

InfinityQS’ Global Partner Program continues to expand at a rapid rate

More than 40 strategic partners have joined InfinityQS’ partner program in the last 18 months

InfinityQS, the global authority on data-driven manufacturing quality, has formally entered into strategic partnerships with over 40 leading industry service providers since the beginning of 2018. This success has been driven by the company’s steadfast commitment to bring new levels of innovation to manufacturing quality through its cloud-based Enterprise Quality Intelligence Solution, Enact.