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Third of Digital Transformation Projects Canceled in Last 2 Years – Report
Phil Oakley  
9/20/2018   2 comments
A new report finds that 46% of digital transformation projects produce proven results with 58% of organizations reporting that customers are driving their digital strategy.
GDPR: Consumers Exercise Their Data Rights, So Remaining Compliant Is Essential
TechX365 News  
9/19/2018   Post a comment
Even though GDPR passed into law months ago, some businesses still aren't compliant, which causes issues when consumers want to have a record of personal data companies have on them.
Startup Profile: Octotrip
Phil Oakley  
9/19/2018   Post a comment
Business travel can be a huge problem for SMEs and large corporates alike, but Asian tech startup Octotrip is here to help with a platform powered by data and AI.
The Next Generation: Kainos Announces Winners of Its AI Training Camp
Phil Oakley  
9/18/2018   Post a comment
The three students impressed the judges with their application of AI for image translation.
Innovate UK Invests 400K Into Biomedical Health Accelerator KQ Labs
Phil Oakley  
9/17/2018   Post a comment
The program, run by the Francis Crick Institute, will back ten startups with a 40,000 investment each, with an intense 16 weeks in store for successful applicants.
Poor Performance Is Limiting Blockchain's Potential as a Gamechanger
TechX365 News  
9/14/2018   Post a comment
Blockchain has the potential to truly revolutionize every kind of transaction we do, but poor performance is severely limiting the effect.
Breaking Down the Barriers to Reap the Benefits of Smart Buildings
TechX365 News  
9/13/2018   Post a comment
Smart buildings have many benefits, but the hard thing is making them actually work in the real world.
Startup Profile: Airtame
Phil Oakley  
9/12/2018   Post a comment
No more dangling HDMI cables in meeting rooms or slow, laggy metric screens displaying KPIs for different teams – Airtame fixes that.
UK's Medopad Acquires Silicon Valley AI Startup
Phil Oakley  
9/11/2018   Post a comment
Medtech startup Medopad works with hospitals, tech giants and pharmaceutical companies to help people live longer, healthier, happier lives.
London Is Europe's Top Tech Hub, With Thames Valley Not Far Behind – Report
Phil Oakley  
9/10/2018   Post a comment
London topped the 'scale cluster' category, beating major European capital cities, while Thames Valley topped the 'super clusters' list.
Tech Nation Announces First Set of Startups for Its Fintech Growth Programme
Phil Oakley  
9/7/2018   Post a comment
The 20 chosen fintech startups come from all across the UK, and will gain insights from leading fintech and technology industry figures in the five-month programme.
UK Challenger Bank Monese Raises $60M
Phil Oakley  
9/6/2018   Post a comment
Monese offers the ability to open a UK bank account without a UK address, and has been aggressively expanding in Europe recently.
Beyond China & India: Digital Opportunities Across Asia
Phil Oakley  
9/5/2018   Post a comment
China and India may be the world's most populous countries, but tech should also focus on other, less connected Asian countries for growth opportunities.
Dyson to Invest 200M in Purpose-Built Track for Electric Car R&D
Phil Oakley  
9/4/2018   Post a comment
Dyson's electric car is expected to be available in 2020 and aims to become 'the UK's Tesla.'
Don't Get Complacent When It Comes to Business Connectivity
TechX365 News  
9/3/2018   Post a comment
With most businesses now 'connected,' more are starting to become complacent about security and hostile attacks on insufficiently secured networks.
Putting the Spark Back Into Customer Service in the Utilities Sector
TechX365 News  
8/31/2018   1 comment
Customer service in the utilities sector has been lacking of late, but can tech help out where humans can't?
China's AI Startups Raised Almost $5B in 2017, Overtaking US Competitors
Phil Oakley  
8/30/2018   Post a comment
Chinese AI startups raised $4.9 billion as worldwide AI investment soared by 150%.
The Tech Innovations Taking Business to the Next Level
TechX365 News  
8/29/2018   Post a comment
Not keeping up with the latest trends in tech innovation can make or break a 21st century business.
Tech Diversity Efforts to Be Bolstered by 1M UK Government Funding
Phil Oakley  
8/29/2018   Post a comment
The Digital Skills Innovation Fund will help women, the disabled and minority groups develop the skills they need to get a job in tech.
Gold-Trading Startup Glint Heads Stateside
Phil Oakley  
8/28/2018   Post a comment
Glint's platform allows customers to buy, save and spend gold, as well as hold three other major world currencies, in multi-currency wallets.
Almost a Quarter of Tech Employee Burnout Is Due to Poor Leadership Report
Phil Oakley  
8/24/2018   Post a comment
35% of employees at eBay report that they are burnt out due to poor leadership and unclear direction from management.
Slack Raises $427M in Series H Round, Now Worth $7.1B
Phil Oakley  
8/23/2018   Post a comment
Slack now has 70,000 paying teams and 8 million daily active users -- quite a statement for a company that happened upon the product by accident.
Data Tools Belong in the Hands of Business Users, Not Developers
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8/22/2018   Post a comment
Data is a company's most valuable asset, but only the technical developers can utilize the tools needed to understand it.
Data May Be the New Oil, but How Does It Fuel the Customer Conversation?
TechX365 News  
8/21/2018   Post a comment
How can organizations use data to have better conversations with their customers?
Renewable Energy Supplier Bulb Secures 60M in Funding
Phil Oakley  
8/20/2018   1 comment
Bulb is only 4 years old, but already supplies renewable energy to 670,000 homes across the UK.
Almost a Third Believe AI Will Be Commonplace in Business by 2028 — Study
Phil Oakley  
8/17/2018   Post a comment
32% of companies believe AI will be commplace in business within a decade, but 32% of people feel they will be left behind by the rate of technological change.
Healthera Raises 3 Million Series A to Scale Platform Across the UK
Phil Oakley  
8/16/2018   Post a comment
Healthera's app helps patients track their prescriptions and get in contact with a pharmacist, easing the strain on overworked GPs.
Sport Tech Hub's Next Cohort Is Focused on Health in the Workplace
Phil Oakley  
8/15/2018   Post a comment
London Sport aims to get 1 million Londoners active by 2020, and believes tech is the way to do this.
Millions Going to Waste in Pursuit of Digital Transformation – Report
Phil Oakley  
8/14/2018   Post a comment
95% of respondents to the study by Couchbase said digital transformation can feel like an insurmountable task, increasing the risk of failure.
London Toppled by Tokyo as World's Most Innovative City
Phil Oakley  
8/13/2018   Post a comment
Tokyo has been ranked as the world's most innovative city, knocking London off its perch.
Third of Millennials Think AI Will 'Destroy Us' – Study
Phil Oakley  
8/10/2018   Post a comment
Distrust of technology among young people is high, especially when it comes to AI, according to a new report.
Keeping Corporate Data Protected in the Age of the Mobile Worker
TechX365 News  
8/9/2018   Post a comment
As more and more people work out of coffee shops on public WiFi, greater caution needs to be taken that sensitive information isn't stolen on these unsecured networks.
Consumerization of the Workplace Demands 'Everything-as-a-Service'
TechX365 News  
8/9/2018   Post a comment
As people we can do everything through an app, but that changes once we get to work.
Poor Data Quality Shouldn't Be an Excuse for Not Adopting AI
TechX365 News  
8/8/2018   Post a comment
If your data quality is not up to scratch... why aren't you improving it?
Popular Tech Pitching Competition Pitch@Palace Back for 10th Edition
Phil Oakley  
8/7/2018   Post a comment
The tenth edition of the popular pitching event will have a broad technology theme encompassing most major tech sectors.
Monzo Makes Full Current Account Available to 16 & 17 Year Olds
Phil Oakley  
8/6/2018   Post a comment
The full Monzo current account is available to 16 and 17 year olds no training wheels needed.
Gartner Points Out Speedbumps on the Digital Highway
Phil Oakley  
8/6/2018   Post a comment
The 'Talent Gap' and outdated processes are among the challenges holding back companies from becoming digital businesses, according to a new report from Gartner.
Cracks in the Cloud: With More Cloud Comes More Responsibility
TechX365 News  
8/3/2018   Post a comment
As we get deeper and deeper into the age of the cloud, organizations and companies need to be careful they manage it correctly and responsibly.
Tesla to Build Its Own AI Hardware to Power Autonomous Functions
Phil Oakley  
8/2/2018   Post a comment
CEO Elon Musk announced Tesla will build its own AI hardware for its cars, meaning the company has a lot more control over its headline Autopilot feature.
LG Opens New AI Research Lab in Toronto
Phil Oakley  
8/1/2018   Post a comment
The South Korean tech company is partnering with the University of Toronto to open the new lab, which it hopes will give it an edge over rivals.
Uber Halts Self-Driving Truck Development, Will Focus on Cars
Phil Oakley  
7/31/2018   Post a comment
Uber is to halt its self-driving truck development program and refocus its attention on cars as it looks to catch up with industry leaders Waymo.
Slack Acquires Atlassian's Hipchat & Stride, Only to Shut Them Down
Phil Oakley  
7/27/2018   Post a comment
Slack and Atlassian have formed a partnership, which sees Hipchat and Stride being discontinued in lieu of deeper integrations between Atlassian products and Slack.
In the Third Office, Apps Come First
TechX365 News  
7/27/2018   Post a comment
Paul Clarke of 3CX chronicles the rise of the third office, and how apps are the key to getting employees to communicate effectively.
Google Announces Contact Center AI, Host of Cloud Platform Improvements
Phil Oakley  
7/25/2018   Post a comment
Google's Contact Center AI means simple customer service requests can be automated, leaving the more complex cases to a human employee.
Facebook Opening 2 New London Offices
Phil Oakley  
7/24/2018   Post a comment
Facebook's new office space, near King's Cross, will see 6,000 new workstations created for the social giant media giant.
UK Government Aims for Full Fiber Broadband Access by 2033
Phil Oakley  
7/24/2018   Post a comment
Only 4% of the UK has access to 'full fiber' broadband, with the government committing billions to changing this to 100% by 2033.
Crafting Experiences of the Future: Differentiation Through Personalization
TechX365 News  
7/23/2018   Post a comment
User experience is incredibly important for retaining customers, but how best can the tech industry do that? Personalization may be the answer.
Cisco Invests $100M in UK Tech, Starts AI Research Center With UCL
Phil Oakley  
7/20/2018   Post a comment
The investment includes the creation of London's first AI Research Center, in partnership with UCL, and a bunch of other associated programs.
Revolut Uncovers Potential Money-Laundering Activity on Its Platform
Phil Oakley  
7/19/2018   Post a comment
Apparent scam raises concerns about Revolut's security and compliance checks.
UK Job Losses Due to AI Will Be Offset by Job Creation PwC
Phil Oakley  
7/18/2018   Post a comment
Industries such as healthcare and education will see job creation, but others, such as transport and manufacturing, are at high risk of automation.
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