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Can robotic process engineering transform your business?

Can robotic process engineering transform your business?

One of the most talked-about trends in the digital economy is robotics and its ability to perform tasks infinitely faster and more accurately than human workforces. The key to such advances is automation. Specifically, robotic process automation (RPA), which uses software ‘robots’ governed by business logic and structured inputs. RPA is already having a big […]

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Classroom 2.0: When old school meets new tech

Classroom 2.0: When old school meets new tech

The traditional classroom is in some ways a blank canvas, a simple room with desks, chairs and a blackboard at the front. It’s a setup that has worked well for centuries – but interactive technologies are set to transform it by taking this arrangement and adding a new layer of flexibility. Digital technology now allows […]

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Remember what you’ve learned: data storage for schools

Remember what you’ve learned: data storage for schools

As education becomes more and more digital, education CIOs at all levels are faced with an ever-expanding network of desktops, servers, notebooks, mobile devices and digital education and research tools. In addition to requirements around governance, security, deployment, maintenance, and training, these tools typically generate enormous amounts of data. Multimedia information is becoming more prevalent […]

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3 key factors in cloud security

3 key factors in cloud security

Everybody loves cloud services for their utility and accessibility. How about their security? It remains a concern for private users, small businesses and global enterprises alike. Leviathan Security Group research has identified three key factors in the effectiveness of cloud security: availability, staffing and vulnerability management. Only by considering, and carefully managing, all three can […]

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Hackers: use their power for good, not evil

Hackers: use their power for good, not evil

IT systems are business-critical but hard to secure. Criminals are working full-time to find ways to bust in and exploit your valuable data and we all know that no system or infrastructure can ever be made perfectly secure. Hackers are determined, resourceful and devious – so if you can’t beat ’em, join ’em. It may […]

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Can mobile tech do it all?

Can mobile tech do it all?

The increasing power of mobile phones, tablets and other devices has challenged the traditional desktop and laptop computer. Yet is it really possible to run your business from your phone? Is an iPad Pro a good substitute for a MacBook, or a Galaxy S9 a substitute for a PC? And where do devices like the […]

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Why the smart money is moving to the cloud

Why the smart money is moving to the cloud

We all love having the latest, newest and best technology but there’s one small problem: whatever you buy today will be obsolete tomorrow. And with technology’s accelerating rate of change, ‘tomorrow’ comes faster and faster every year. That’s why ‘as a service’ (aaS) software (and even hardware) offerings are gaining in popularity. More broadly, it’s […]

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Prevent data loss in five easy steps

Prevent data loss in five easy steps

We’re now living in the data economy, so you can’t afford to neglect the possibilities of employee actions causing data leakage. Sometimes this can be malicious; it’s been estimated that one-quarter of employees will take or share sensitive company information when they leave their job. The findings of a 2016 Biscom survey of 600 employees […]

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Everything you need to know about office software

Everything you need to know about office software

When it comes to software office suites, developers are offering the flexibility to mirror a more versatile business landscape. Software is no longer an either/or proposition. Think desktop-based software versus the cloud. Or paying licensing fees versus a subscription. Or the increasing range of devices that need to access docs and presentations. Here’s what you […]

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Is your school tech-savvy - and does it matter?

Is your school tech-savvy – and does it matter?

Technology and education have long been partners, but in the past decade or so the pace of technology adoption has accelerated, with significant new educational hardware, software and systems becoming available. Now more than ever, from primary to tertiary (and beyond), students and teachers are turning to their screens. In fact, book loans at the […]

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