How Your Business Can Benefit from Computer-Aided Design

Manufacturers in various industries today are enjoying the convenience and cost-efficiency of computer-aided design or CAD in their product development process. From personal, customized items such as medical prosthetics and jewelry to large-scale production of consumer electronics and devices, CAD has definitely changed the way designers conceptualize and execute their ideas. Continue reading “How Your Business Can Benefit from Computer-Aided Design”

3 reasons why automation might make work wonderful

With tech gurus making plans to live forever and artificial intelligence gathering pace at breakneck speed, the future might look a little bleak for mere mortals soon to be replaced by robot workers. In our darkest moments we might imagine our descendants performing the most menial tasks in exchange for food and shelter — under the all-seeing eyes of giant Elon Musk avatars chanting motivational mantras. Continue reading “3 reasons why automation might make work wonderful”

Bitcoin vs. Gold: Which One Should You Invest In?

As of 2017 the whole cryptocurrencies market reached a peak of $176 billion, a mark that clearly tells us that they are here to stay, and Bitcoin is leading the table of rankings with a market capitalization of ~$70 billion.  This alone is more than enough to motivate many to go after this new and rapidly growing market… but is it a good idea? Is it a better investment than gold? Continue reading “Bitcoin vs. Gold: Which One Should You Invest In?”

How to Minimize the Cost of Purchasing Business Technology

Starting a business can be expensive, especially if you need bespoke equipment to get the show on the road. Computers are not so expensive these days, but if you want to invest in some top-of-the-range Apple Macs to power your graphic design agency or you need lasers for a beauty salon, the costs will soon begin to bust your budget. The good news is that there are several ways you can save money and maintain a positive cash flow for your startup. Continue reading “How to Minimize the Cost of Purchasing Business Technology”

Top 10 Backup Technologies for Your Business

What should and what shouldn’t you back up? Your business is probably loaded with different types of technology. For what system or technology should you have a backup? Is your data the only thing you should be backing up? What about a backup power supply, transport system, or even a backup security system that catches staff as well as intruders? Here are ten of the most common pieces of technology that companies are using as backup tech.  Continue reading “Top 10 Backup Technologies for Your Business”

Will the iPhone 8 Affect Apple Stock?

Apple reported strong earnings at the start of August, thanks to solid sales of its iPhone, iPad, and desktop computer products. Its revenue grew by 7%, while EPS increased by 17%, comfortably exceeding Wall Street expectations. The trading session following the results release showed an increase of approximately 6% of its stock price, helping to push the Dow Jones to a new high of 22,000. Traders are now turning their attention towards the launch of the new iPhone 8 this fall. Continue reading “Will the iPhone 8 Affect Apple Stock?”

5 Ways to Make Your Website Work for Your Business

The Internet, whether you love it or loathe it, is now an integral part of our day-to-day lives. Consider for a minute how much you depend on the web to get things done, from your weekly grocery shop, to chatting with friends, all the way to catching up with your favorite series or even sending a few emails.  Continue reading “5 Ways to Make Your Website Work for Your Business”

Benefits of Virtual Meeting Software

The way that businesses communicate internally, with other businesses and with consumers has changed drastically in the past few years. With the explosion of tech and mobility, the BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) culture was one of the unprecedented new developments; but that’s just the tip of the iceberg. Continue reading “Benefits of Virtual Meeting Software”

Twitter and Facebook: A Practical Entrepreneur and Small Business Guide

When used effectively, social media channels are essential tools for today’s entrepreneur and small-business owner. Twitter and Facebook in particular lead to valuable insights into the latest trends and customer perceptions. Both channels also provide marketing opportunities that as an entrepreneur you cannot ignore. Continue reading “Twitter and Facebook: A Practical Entrepreneur and Small Business Guide”

Tips For Making a Smoother Running Conference Call

If there is anything most business people dread, it is the abhorrent conference call. Many of us already have a list a mile long of things to get done on the job on a daily basis. This doesn’t even include our home lives. Being prepared for a conference call takes extra time and effort that is hard to come by in this hurried world. So, when the call actually comes, it makes sense that we would want to make the best of the situation and make sure the dreaded conference call is a profitable success. Here are a few things to think about the next time your office gets together for work.  Continue reading “Tips For Making a Smoother Running Conference Call”

4 Ways to Market Your Restaurant or Diner Offline

If you own a restaurant or diner, then you’ll already know that there are several different methods to choose from when it comes to both online and offline marketing. When you run a business which caters to the public in-person, then you have the best of both worlds to choose from when it comes to marketing your brand and reaching out to both new and existing clients. But, whilst you may have it down when it comes to online marketing, such as using social media to gain exposure and ensuring that your brand is out there on review sites such as TripAdvisor, what can you do to better market your brand in the offline world? We’ve put together some of our best ideas. Continue reading “4 Ways to Market Your Restaurant or Diner Offline”

How Australian retail can ward off the Amazon effect

As Australia’s $222 billion retail industry enters the fight of its life against e-commerce giant Amazon, the advice from industry experts is clear: know your enemy, lift your game or risk going out of business. Since April, when Amazon confirmed its plans to open an Australian distribution centre in 2018, the retail industry has been in a state of flux. Expert commentary has wavered between catastrophic predictions and share price downgrades, to reassurance and soothing tones. Continue reading “How Australian retail can ward off the Amazon effect”

5 Digital Security Tips And Tricks For Small Business

The speed in which technology has expanded the ways in which we do business has forced us to find creative ways to keep up with safety.  Digital security has recently become a crucial consideration for any and all business owners. Hackers, thieves, and malicious digital components are a real threat.  No matter what sort of business you are running, there are several, inescapable processes that involve passing important information through the use of technology.  Continue reading “5 Digital Security Tips And Tricks For Small Business”

4 Industrial Design Trends To Watch For In 2017

Nowadays, design engineering is playing a much more significant role. The world’s largest organizations employ a third of design engineers and 67% of engineers are employed by startup companies. Newer companies are understanding the need for these experts in the technical field since everything that is made is designed by them through innovative technology. Continue reading “4 Industrial Design Trends To Watch For In 2017”

Exploring the Edtech market in India – Demand vs Supply

The Indian Education Technology (EdTech) market is growing at a fast pacesince the information in this current era of digitization has to be made available on the go, specifically in terms of real time updates. The recent developments in technology and digital media along with telecommunication and broadband penetration have catalyzed the growth of the EdTech sector immensely.  Continue reading “Exploring the Edtech market in India – Demand vs Supply”

3 Functionalities to Look for in a Data Replication Software

Businesses and enterprises these days are increasingly appreciating the importance of data replication software when it comes to dealing with real-time information. With the 24-7 nature of many types of operations these days—from news information dissemination and stock market updates, to social media use and logistics planning—the data generated among these channels are a goldmine for companies that want to swiftly predict and ride trends, in addition to making more profitable business decisions. Continue reading “3 Functionalities to Look for in a Data Replication Software”

The importance of companies offering fixed fee subscription-based SaaS solutions to law firms

Some of the most progressive firms have sought cloud computing or SaaS integration to improve their business processes. It is used to synchronize every process from project planning until project delivery and all intermediate processes to ensure minimal errors. This helps speed up work in IT companies, where deadlines are strict. SaaS integration allows organizations to work at their optimum capacity and deliver more output. Continue reading “The importance of companies offering fixed fee subscription-based SaaS solutions to law firms”

Top 7 Benefits of Using a Mobile CMMS System

A company management maintenance system can be a powerful tool that can maximize the efficiency of a company’s resources and work hours. Conventional systems are server-based, so it costs to maintain a hosting plan along with the costs of maintaining a web server. However, recently the advent of mobile CMMS apps has given companies the ability to access collaborative management interfaces from any device that has an internet connection. Continue reading “Top 7 Benefits of Using a Mobile CMMS System”

How to Launch Your First Software

The world of software engineering is definitely a competitive field. With demand for virtually every type of product and service, one might think that there’d be more room for good ideas to dominate in an uncontested atmosphere. This simply isn’t true. However, that doesn’t mean that even the smallest of firms or the most novice of individuals can’t force their way into this industry, develop a great product, and dominate. Continue reading “How to Launch Your First Software”

A New Look at Business Management in Today’s Hi-Tech World

When it comes to managing a business in today’s world, technology has a huge impact on how things are done, as well as on a company’s profit margin. This is a time so unlike any other in history that it has even taken the younger generations some effort to keep up with all the advances in technology that have become the very core of business operations, from administration to production to sales and customer relations. In fact, it is safe to say that unless management learns to utilize technology in both front and back ends of business management, they will soon be left behind in a world that has gone tech-crazy. Continue reading “A New Look at Business Management in Today’s Hi-Tech World”

India’s First Digital Only Bank digibank offers more than Kotak 811

With the whole idea of going cashless, the banking sector has completely revamped the way transactions are made. Several banks have come up with digital wallets, efficient banking apps and services. However, DBS has taken it to a next level with a revolutionary way to bank with digibank, India’s first downloadable bank account. It is an app that allows you to open a savings account without physically visiting the bank and helps you do transactions on the go. The digibank app provides a trusted, hassle free way to update the KYC information post which an executive visits you for the biometric information. The app lets you shop, pay utility bills, do mobile recharges and make online payments and also enjoy cash back offers at the same time. Continue reading “India’s First Digital Only Bank digibank offers more than Kotak 811”

Improve Connectivity in Your Home

There is no doubt that smartphones and tablets have helped to revolutionize our lives both at work and at home. Many people use their smartphones and tablets at home now in place of a PC or landline telephone. We can use these devices for so many purposes they have become all-encompassing and invaluable in our day to day lives. Continue reading “Improve Connectivity in Your Home”

3 Irritating Finance Hassles Bacs Software Will Defeat

Bacs software can help alleviate many financial snags, and we will discuss 3 of them in the course of this article. First, however, it is important to know what Bacs is, what it does, and who it is for. Bacs stands for Bankers Automated Clearing Services, and it is the infrastructure under which many banking services are conducted in the UK. Bacs is a system that has been in place since 1968, though it initially went by the name Inter Bank Computer Bureau. It is for businesses, charities, and people who want to transfer money to one another easily and effectively. Continue reading “3 Irritating Finance Hassles Bacs Software Will Defeat”

Studies Show Speed is Everything When It Comes to Retail Websites

It seems as though when it comes to the success of retail websites, it’s all about the speed. This is according to a study by Akamai Technologies, which has now appeared in the State of Online Retail Performance report. This speed is what helps customers stay involved and interested in the website and then complete their online transaction, both of which are imperative to the website’s success. Continue reading “Studies Show Speed is Everything When It Comes to Retail Websites”

Beyond Spray & Pray – 7 Questions for a More Effective Content Strategy

The smart money is betting on content marketing.

It’s not just power players like HubSpot. Smaller digital marketing firms and brand agencies are embracing the persuasive, informative power of targeted content delivery. And they’re attracting real money from angels, venture capitalists and tech hegemons better known for high-risk, high-reward investments. Continue reading “Beyond Spray & Pray – 7 Questions for a More Effective Content Strategy”

Outsourced IT vs In-House IT: A Small Business Guide

Nowadays, the vast majority of businesses will have some form of IT requirement. You may have started off with just one or two PCs, but as your business grows, it’s likely your needs will become ever more complex, as you add more computers and setup a cloud or local server based network. With an increasing reliance on IT, you will need to make sure someone is on hand to manage, service your systems as well as provide IT support to your workforce. Continue reading “Outsourced IT vs In-House IT: A Small Business Guide”

SDWAN: The Better Choice for Enterprises

You may have heard of the term “SDWAN” recently and how it is touted as the next big thing in wide area network (WAN) management. Because conventional enterprise-class WANs are consistently being plagued by high bandwidth costs, infrastructure complexity, and numerous performance speed bumps, more and more businesses are now looking into this alternative, which promises to deliver improved agility, better performance, and lower costs. But what exactly is SDWAN, and why is it suddenly gaining the attention of businesses? Continue reading “SDWAN: The Better Choice for Enterprises”

How to Create Backlinks to Boost Business

SEO is one of the most important aspects of modern business. If your website is not optimized for search engines you are not going to get as much business as you truly need, which means that you are going to have a rather difficult time maintaining a steady income. Backlinks are an important part of what makes SEO so useful, so you need to learn as much as you can about them and find out how you can incorporate them into your SEO to get as much traffic as possible. Continue reading “How to Create Backlinks to Boost Business”