Nexthink has launched a new research report, “IT in the Evolving Workplace.” The study highlights how the pandemic and its impact on work culture has shifted priorities for businesses, and as a result their enterprise IT teams. Pre-pandemic, only 16% of IT decision makers would say IT was largely responsible for the workplace. But in the next five years, 45% expect their departments to be largely responsible.
New research has highlighted a widespread breakdown of the relationship between IT departments and field service workers, with more than half (53%) of field-based workers stating that they feel like their needs are overlooked by their company’s IT department, in comparison to home or office-based employees.
Infosys and the French Tennis Federation (FFT) have revealed the latest innovations that will usher in a new era of technology-driven sports viewing and fan engagement. The two organizations are kickstarting their five-year extended partnership through a range of 3D, AR, VR and AI powered experiences. Beyond the court, the partnership will also deliver a new STEM initiative that leverages tennis as a platform to educate and inspire young people about the impact of science and technology in sport.
This Sunday, the 5th of June, millions of people will be celebrating World Environment Day. Channel industries must review their procedures for managing sustainability factors by replacing the standard approach to production and consumption, otherwise known as the "take-make-dispose" with a more circular method that facilitates better management of resources. The circular economy offers the means to tackle climate change and biodiversity loss together while addressing critical social needs, climate change, loss of, waste, and pollution. The next step in this process is the transformation of every aspect of our take-make-dispose system: how we manage resources, how we make and use products, and what we do with the materials after.
Network engineers and CIOs agree that cybersecurity issues represent the biggest risk for organisations that fail to put networks at the heart of digital-transformation plans. According to research commissioned by Opengear, 53% of network engineers and 52% of CIOs polled in the U.S., U.K., France, Germany, and Australia rank cybersecurity among the list of their biggest risks.
Or Lenchner, CEO, Bright Data, discusses the growing importance of ESG data, outlining the challenges of accessing, collecting, collating and analysing the many available data sources, and suggesting that improved government guidance and regulation is the way forward, along with the right analytics solution.
Charles Hunsucker, General Manager Americas and Data Centers at Kohler Uninterruptible Power, explains how its entire range of mission critical diesel generators is now compatible with Hydrotreated Vegetable Oil (HVO) – the latest development in the company’s sustainability focus.
Angus Shaw, Sales Director at Brigantia Partners Limited, outlines the company’s unique approach to Value Added Distribution as it focuses on both consolidating and expanding its highly successful cybersecurity solutions portfolio, and its key vendor and Channel partner relationships.
Richard Stevenson, CEO of Red Box, discusses the results of the company’s recent ‘Being Human’ report, which provides some valuable insights into the Conversational AI market – how its use is already helping to improve customer and employee experiences, as well as contributing to fraud prevention. Richard also discusses the roadblocks that need to be overcome before the technology becomes pervasive.