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5 event technology solutions that savvy event planners can use to help stand out from the crowd

5 event technology solutions that savvy event planners can use to help stand out from the crowd

by Will Corry on April 20, 2017

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Poor web performance damages 68 per cent of customer relationships

by Contributing Editor on April 11, 2017

New research by digital agency hosting specialist Wirehive has found more than two thirds (68 per cent) of UK consumers feel their opinion of a brand would be negatively affected by website downtime – the period when a website crashes, stopping people from logging on.

The survey of 1,000 UK consumers revealed the inconvenience of bad web hosting will put people off buying from brands in the long-term, as 57 per cent felt they would avoid buying from a brand because of downtime. It also found negative experiences online are common, with 45 per cent reporting they had been shut out of a website they were visiting with the aim to buy something in the week before they were polled. Over half of consumers (55 per cent) reported difficulty in reaching a site to check a product or service out.

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Blis & Moat combine to shed light on mobile viewability

by James on December 20, 2016

Blis, the global pioneer in advanced location data technology, today announced a global partnership with Moat, a SaaS analytics and measurement company focused on delivering products for marketers and publishers, to measure viewability, as defined by the latest Media Rating Council (MRC) mobile guidelines for both mobile in-app and mobile web.

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Movers and Groovers : NewVoiceMedia announces appointment of Chief Technology Officer

Movers and Groovers : NewVoiceMedia announces appointment of Chief Technology Officer

by James on December 20, 2016

Latest :  NewVoiceMedia a leading global provider of inside sales and contact centre technology that helps businesses sell more, serve better and grow faster, has strengthened its executive team with the appointment of Artur Michalczyk as Chief Technology Officer.

Reporting to NewVoiceMedia CEO Jonathan Gale, Artur will have global responsibility for the company's technology strategy, development and operations. He brings over 20 years’ industry experience to the business, joining from Syniverse where he most recently served as Senior Vice President ESG Technology, responsible for global development and operations of its enterprise business unit. [more…]

‘Cloud SIM’ Launches The World’s First FREE Virtual SIM App

by James on December 19, 2016

New mobile app 'Cloud SIM' has announced the launch of the world's first virtual SIM, providing users with a way to run up to 5 [more…]

European companies paying the price for poor document processes

European companies paying the price for poor document processes

by James on December 12, 2016

Adobe today released new findings revealing that professionals across Europe are spending almost one day a week (6.8 hours) on office administration such as filling out forms, printing documents, and chasing for signatures. Seemingly simple tasks are complex and time-intensive, and as a result, are inhibiting business growth, draining productivity and wasting resources.

According to the research, business productivity is taking a significant hit with almost half of European employees (48%) reporting that they have lost a contract all together due to office tasks going wrong, and one in three (33%) have been forced to cancel a project due to the same problem—highlighting a significant area of concern for businesses

Download the full findings from the report here: https://blogs.adobe.com/digitaleurope/files/2016/12/Adobe-Document-Drain-Survey-vFINAL.pdf

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Sitting on the toilet is third most popular spot for millennials Christmas Gift shopping

Sitting on the toilet is third most popular spot for millennials Christmas Gift shopping

by James on December 9, 2016

UK consumers are going to be Christmas gift shopping harder than ever before on their smartphones this Christmas, according to new research by digital analytics company Catchpoint.

A majority (47%) of all respondents of all ages say they use their smartphone to shop and nearly a third of all British shoppers (29%) say they will do more online shopping on their smartphone this Christmas.

However, Millennials (aged 20-30) are much more likely than older shoppers to use their smartphones to shop with 46% of younger shoppers compared to only 12% of older shoppers aged over 50 years, saying they’ll do more gift shopping on their mobiles than last year. [more…]

Fill in the blanks with heritage scanning

by James on December 8, 2016

Filling in blanks and searching through family trees has always been an interesting past time, but thanks to technology, more people than ever now have [more…]

Russian space tech unlocks online video ‘dark matter’ for brands

by James on December 5, 2016

Using groundbreaking technology based on Convolutional Neural Networks ad tech start-up Pixsee is set to revolutionise programmatic video advertising with the launch of a new platform that will allow online publishers and social media site owners to monetise the trillions of user-generated videos uploaded to the web.

Chaired by renowned British ad man Bil Bungay, Founding Partner and Vice Chairman of creative agency BMB, Pixsee has developed patentable image recognition (IR) technology that works by analysing UGC, identifying images and sentiment, and then sorting videos into recognised IAB classifications, allowing for accurate targeting. [more…]

NewVoiceMedia recognised among 50 hottest UK tech ‘scale-ups’

NewVoiceMedia recognised among 50 hottest UK tech ‘scale-ups’

by James on November 22, 2016

Latest NewVoiceMedia, a leading global provider of inside sales and contact centre technology that helps businesses sell more, serve better and grow faster, has been selected to join ‘Silicon Valley Comes to the UK’ (SVC2UK), a tech group of the country’s 50 fastest growing businesses, boasting average growth of 47 percent over the past year.

The announcement comes as new figures from London and Partners show the extent of tech startups' contribution to the economy over the last decade. Since 2006, there has been a 17 percent rise in the number of jobs created in the sector, compared with seven percent across all sectors. In London alone that growth stands at 77 percent.

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