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5 Classroom tech trends to watch

Emerging education technologies are transforming 21st century classrooms in something akin to Back to the Future. The introduction of artificial intelligence (AI), virtual and augmented reality as learning tools is a world away from inkwells and chalkboards, and will only continue to evolve as technology is embraced by teachers and students. Artificial intelligence, very real […]

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4 ways to protect your business against risk

Small and medium-sized businesses are vulnerable to risk. This is because it’s difficult (from both an expense and resource perspective) to recover from a risk incident. External risks can come from a range of places: financial markets, technology providers, legal liabilities, accidents, natural disasters and more. Whichever risks are relevant to your industry, it’s vital […]

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What does your future workplace look like?

With innovations and new workplace solutions arriving almost daily, it’s worth asking: What’s hype and what’s a reality in futuristic workplace tech? Let’s take a look. Cyborgs replacing workers? Robots are already working farms, vacuuming, and looking after grandma. IBM’s Watson is delivering better diagnoses than human doctors, and your child hasn’t even got into […]

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Learning languages: easier with technology

Learning other languages is more important than ever. This skill helps to connect us with an ever-smaller world, improves our communication abilities, and gives students greater job opportunities. The good news is that teaching students a new language has had a technology boost. This leap in technology, through the development of programs and apps, may […]

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Why your SMB should explore managed services

Running your own in-house IT support team can be prohibitively expensive for SMBs. However, managed services providers (MSPs) are lightening the IT budget burden with a more cost-effective approach to managing your IT needs. Outsourcing your IT support to an MSP saves you needing to pay a full-time salary (or salaries) to in-house IT staff, […]

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There is no need to fear our future

According to a recent McKinsey report, by 2030 up to 800 million jobs worldwide could be lost to automation. In the US, the figure is likely to be 39 to 73 million jobs, or around one-third of the workforce. The report sees “a rich mosaic of potential shifts in occupations in the years ahead, with important implications […]

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Desktop virtualization: what you should know

During the past decade, server virtualization has become a mainstream way for businesses to gain more efficiency from existing physical infrastructure. Desktop virtualization takes this further, offering independence from the traditional work station. This technology is still in its infancy and is limited to certain use cases – and one such case for desktop virtualization […]

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AI in education – trends and implications

While artificial intelligence (AI) is yet to permeate our lives on the scale seen in blockbuster movies such as I, Robot or Minority Report, it’s already widely deployed in numerous industries such as the gambling, car manufacturing, online gaming, technology, retail, health care, and financial services industries. One sector it is tipped to disrupt next is education, long […]

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