Does Your Business Find It Hard to Innovate? Top 7 Tips to Keep Your Enterprise Fresh From Within

Despite their obvious challenges (such as lack of experience, formal structures, established protocols and accomplished portfolios, among other things) start-ups cannot complain about lack of energy and ideas. Nearly every new business is brimming with enthusiasm and inspired visions of how to revolutionise the market, that stem from a range of sources, such as: a [...]

Digital Media, Features, SMEs|

The Future Is Open Source – What Does This Mean For Your Business?

Recently, open source seems to be on everyone’s lips; so much so that it’s easy to accept its existence without feeling the need to investigate it in depth. Although it is not a new concept, it is only in recent months that it is emerging as much more than just a curio on the sidelines [...]

Features, SMEs, Technical|

The Internet of Things – the inevitable future?

Technology never fails to bring us exciting developments and always promises to make our lives better. In recent years, there has been an explosion of technological creativity and innovation, with bold projects being undertaken in all corners of the Earth: from wireless power, 3D printing, gamification, autonomous vehicles and Automatic Content Recognition, to mobile robots [...]

In pursuit of greater productivity – gamification

Gamification, despite its edgy if slightly unfamiliar name, is hardly a new concept. If you went to a school that awarded you diplomas, collected scout badges or frequent flyer miles, checked reward points on your credit card or became the mayor of a local restaurant on FourSquare, then you have already participated in a range [...]

Digital Media, Features|

Has social media left public relations speechless?

In the short space of my 22 year career in PR, technology has revolutionised not only the way PR is executed but also the role of PR. It is no longer seen as an expensive and luxurious indulgence for large businesses and corporations. Instead it is literally at the touch of a social media button [...]

Social media, freedom of speech and prosecution

Social media networks are still largely an uncharted grey area, a playground of cyber-relations where local laws meet the global village and must attempt to create order out of the chaos of spontaneous expression. Millions of individual messages circulate in confusing stream that evades any clear sense of how we should police what is being [...]

Features, Social Media|