Disruption and the concept of a technology “Middle Future”

We talk about disruption all of the time, but the major disruption that needs to happen is a reduction in attention, complexity and distance that often comes from disruptive technology. This does not mean less technology, it means less intrusive technology. However, a lot of our futures are created as glossy images of new utopias...

The 5 Most Impactful 2019 Predictions for the Future of Digital Marketing

The only constant in digital marketing is changing. Across the globe, brands are succeeding not by finding best practices and sticking with them, but through constant innovation and re-invention of existing practices. With 2019 quickly approaching, it’s time to take stock of the digital marketing landscape. Disruptive technologies have presented this landscape with more opportunities...

DNS Hosting: The Options

DNS servers are the backbone for any website. They are the link that allows consumers to visit the website. They are a significant deciding factor in how fast the website loads. They are crucial to providing security for the website and its visitors. For this reason, many businesses want to have more control over the...

Tech Trends That Free Up Your IT Team’s Time From Low Technical Knowledge Work

When IT first became a designated department in businesses around the world, the role was mainly to oversee the maintenance of hardware and installation of the few pieces of software that were available. This is far from the current landscape of IT. Presently, IT teams must oversee extremely high-value tasks, such as ensuring continuous up-time...

5 successful ways to stop your meetings from killing your productivity

Meetings are essential in every type of organisation. They ensure everyone involved in a project gets on the same page, creating consistent and clear communication as the project moves forward. However, meetings can also be immense time-wasters. In fact, according to a 2018 workplace productivity study, 60 per cent of employees feel that meetings distract...

How Great Technologies Can Work Alongside Us, Empower us, and Give Us our Time Back

Before the 1850s, oil painters stored portable pigments in pig’s bladders. These vessels were problematic because they did not travel well. The bladders would frequently dry out, burst, and leak. In frustration, American portrait painter John G. Rand developed a history-altering technology – the tin paint tube. Unlike the squishy pig bladder, this metal medium...

Upgrading Your SME Technology: Where Do You Start?

You know that new technology can significantly improve operations throughout your small or medium-sized business. You understand the benefits of digital transformation and automation as they relate to efficiency and revenue generation. Now, all you have to do is convince the business leadership of the same. That’s easier said than done. Leadership buy-in is consistently...

Predictive Analytics is the Secret for Businesses to Survive Digital Darwinism

Predictive Analytics is the Secret for Businesses to Survive Digital Darwinism We live in a real-time world, yet many companies still struggle to understand who their customers are, let alone how they’re changing today, and tomorrow. This is problematic as consumer-facing technologies are only further influencing the continued evolution of customer behaviours, expectations and preferences....