Employee Intranet: What is it and Why Every Business Should Have One?

Employee intranet isn't the latest buzzword in HR, that’s for sure. It has been around for some time, however, back in the day, the intranet was a simple database whereby employees could access documentation and information that related to their role, and that is related to the business as a whole. With time employee intranet has changed and grown. Rather than being an entirely one-way communication tool, it has become a place to share information and knowledge, all in one place.

Facebook and web lead the way for UK customer experience - email and Twitter lag behind

Reading, UK, 21 March 2019 – UK brands are undermining consumer trust and risking revenues by failing to deliver consistent, multichannel customer service, according to the 2019 Eptica Digital Trust Study.

While brands answered 69% of all routine queries via the web, email, Facebook and Twitter, this masked wide gaps between different brands, sectors and channels. For example, a bank took 8 days to respond to an email. One fashion retailer answered a tweet about ethical sourcing policies in 17 minutes, yet another took 50 hours.

Industry 4.0 Shifts from Buzzword to Reality, Says Hampleton Partners’ M&A Report

London, UK – 21 March 2019. The latest M&A market report from international technology mergers and acquisitions advisor, Hampleton Partners, sheds light on how technology giants in Germany, Austria and Switzerland (DACH) are transforming their businesses by buying, funding or partnering with connected and intelligent manufacturing technologies and data management companies to ensure they are well-positioned for the Fourth Industrial Revolution – Industry 4.0.

7 Sticky Navbars Your Site Is Begging For

One trend that's been gaining momentum in recent months is the sticky navigation bar. A sticky navbar follows the user as they scroll down your page, making it easy to move to any area of your site without the need to scroll back to the top.

You have just a few seconds to make a good first impression on site visitors. If your navigation bar is easy to find and intuitive, people are more likely to form a positive image of your brand. One user experience (UX) study showed fixed navbars reduce browsing by 22 percent.

5 Tools for Analyzing the Market When Expanding Your Business

All data is valuable, yet some data is more valuable than the other. Joke aside, this maxim is well-known in the marketing world.

Without the means to abstract data marketers wouldn’t be able to tell precisely which marketing strategy is actually working and which one is not; the same way a doctor can’t properly diagnose a patient without having sufficient information.

I'm Using Twitter's New Web Interface

A week ago Twitter offered to upgrade my Twitter account (@socpub) to a new design for its Web Interface. For the most part, I've been viewing the revamped interface via the Chrome browser through a Windows 10 PC. After intense use of the new interface this past weekend, I have to say so far so good. In fact, I have no real complaints about the changes Twitter has made...which is highly unusual for me when it comes to social media.

Land Grab for Technology and Talent Spurs Five-Year High Of $182 Billion for Enterprise Software M&A

London, UK – 11 March 2019. The latest M&A market reports from international technology mergers and acquisitions advisor, Hampleton Partners, on the Enterprise Software and IT & Business Services sectors show consistent growth in transaction volume, multiples and valuations, with Enterprise Software M&A disclosed deal value achieving a whopping $182.2 billion in 2018 – a five-year high.

The Best Business Management Software in 2019

It's no secret that technology is a vital asset of every company these days no matter the company's size. Every business, ranging from startups to enterprise businesses, leverages technology in one way or another, in order to improve their business efficiency and overall performance.

What's more, as technology continues to advance, so does the modern software become more sophisticated with additional features implemented to suit business needs. These innovations help companies manage their business tasks and operations in a reliable and seamless way.

Study: For many, Grant application system is broken

Newbury, March 6, 2019 – Not-for-profit cloud platform, The Good Exchange, has today announced the results of new research ‘Technology in the Charitable Sector’, into the current grant application and distribution landscape. The findings have revealed significant levels of dissatisfaction with current processes and an increased appetite to embrace digital to reduce wasted efforts and enable collaboration to address societal issues, with charities contending with the ongoing impact of government cuts to funding. Conducted by global research company, Vanson Bourne, respondents from 100 UK grant-making organizations and 191 applicant organizations (fundraisers) were interviewed throughout January and February 2019.