While we could describe the technological age we are living in as interesting and some may even say challenging. This is certainly the case for non-profit organisations and charities. It can be easy for organisations to stay in a mentality of ‘old ways work’. However, the uncertainty of a financial storm can affect the way in which charities use technology or should be using the technology. Continue reading
One of the biggest challenges to any business is building a brand that customers are not only aware of but are also loyal to. With so much competition in all sectors of business, being able to retain customers once you have engaged with them is key to continued success. Not only will it mean they return but they will also be more likely to bring their friends with them – either in person or to shop virtually online. Continue reading
Both cloud computing and cloud hosting can offer a wealth of advantages to many charities across the UK. By now, you’re probably more than used to hearing about the ‘cloud’, which is another way of referring to the ability to store and host files and documents on a virtual platform – and retrieve them when necessary. Continue reading
Technology is an incredible tool, both for businesses and for charities. It can be a vital component to achieving success or a goal and, with new apps being created rapidly, these can be highly beneficial for businesses of any size or nature. What does technology offer charities today? Continue reading
Contactless is a form of payment that has gained increasing popularity in recent years. It uses radio-frequency identification, or near field communication technology, and allows for secure payments. The user only needs to hold their card near, against, or over the reader at the point of sale terminal. Continue reading
Technology has become an increasingly versatile tool for many businesses. Not only can EPoS Software aid in keeping track of stock, it can also help to improve your efficiency and even assist in marketing your business (and give you a competitive edge). This is true for businesses of any size; from large corporations to local newsagents. So why should a newsagent care about investing in technology, and how can it benefit them?
Even with today’s technology and ever-advancing levels of security, cyber-attacks can still occur. And now, more than ever, charities are being urged to protect themselves against a specific type of cyber-attack; ransomware. Continue reading
As technology advances, we are seeing personalisation and tailoring everywhere, from online adverts to promotions offered by retailers. Not only does this enable consumers to find appropriate offers, it also strengthens the relationship between consumer and retailer. However, a recent report from Cognizant shows that retailers are not taking full advantage of the data available to them, meaning that the shopping experience is let down and retailers miss out on getting the most out of the data.
There are many risks involved when running a business, the monetary loss being one of the major security issues that you may face. A lesser risk is that of data loss, which can easily occur as a result of workers being careless or accessing company data offsite. With the rise of remote working, this has become more and more common in the modern workforce.
We live in a digital age and nothing reflects that more than the technology surroundings us. More and more retailers (from supermarkets to newsagents, for example) are investing in a wide range of technologies that offer an omnichannel shopping experience to their customers. Technology such as electronic point of sale systems with an integrated e-commerce solution can help shop owners manage their stock whilst competing with bigger retailers online. Continue reading