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How bad tech hits business efficiency

Computer technology is one of the greatest and most revolutionary recent developments. So why does it cause anger and irritation so often? It’s a question I often ask myself. As a matter of fact, I asked at least once when writing this blog. It comes down to a couple of reasons, the first being...

Read More 03/12/2018 - 13:09

Ancient History: the hidden costs of ageing devices

Remember Gangnam Style ? The crazy dance that took the world by storm, and was the first video on YouTube to be viewed a billion times? Feels like a long time ago, doesn’t it? Believe it or not, it was only six years ago. Back in 2012, we were watching Korean sensation Psy do his thing on what was...

Read More 13/11/2018 - 11:53

Don’t sweat it – Has Apple got it right?

At the launch of the latest iPhone XS, Apple’s VP Lisa Jackson made headlines by saying that the best thing you can do for the environment is not buy the new iPhone, but hold on to your old device for as long as possible. Jackson was, of course, on the right tracks. Each year the electronics...

Read More 13/11/2018 - 11:48

Paul Nolan to lead 3 Step IT UK

Paul Nolan (pictured) has been appointed as the acting Managing Director of 3 Step IT UK, effective immediately. Previously Paul has been responsible for the financial department. Before 3 Step IT Paul has worked as a financial consultant for his own company and made a long career at Key Equipment...

Read More 19/09/2018 - 11:50

Quarter of UK employees would move jobs for remote working

Remote working policies have become a hot topic in recent years. But how common are such practices? And do workers even want flexible working arrangements? According to new research from totaljobs, two thirds (65%) of employees are currently given the option to work from home, while 35% are still...

Read More 20/06/2018 - 17:37

The joint evolution of education and technology

Education and learning have evolved tremendously in the last decade. So, with technology continuing to advance at a staggering rate, what will education look like in another 10 years? Answering that question on Quora , co-founder and CEO at Top Hat, Mike Silagadze, suggests that the fundamentals...

Read More 05/06/2018 - 13:34

The impact technology is having on today’s workforce

The workforce of today is a world away from what it used to be. Technology and millennials have transformed the office and company culture. It’s not surprising, then, that technology plays such a key role in attracting and retaining top talent. Millennial employees expect the latest digital tools...

Read More 24/05/2018 - 12:50

Sustainability is the ‘beta of future growth'

Sustainability is no longer a burden or a PR term Sustainability is an essential part of corporate social responsibility (CSR) and a key area of growth for companies. Writing for the Financial Times , head of sustainable investing at Hermes Investment Management, Andrew Parry, explained that...

Read More 26/04/2018 - 20:10

How proper IT hardware disposal boosts data security

According to the 2018 State of IT report from Spiceworks , nearly half (44%) of companies expect to see a rise in IT budgets this year, while 43% predict they will remain the same as in 2017. And it seems that new IT hardware will see the greatest share of the IT budget, with nearly a third (31%)...

Read More 12/04/2018 - 19:02

IT spending for 2018 highest since 2007

Predictions from Gartner suggest that global IT spending in 2018 will grow at its highest level since 2007. As a result, the research firm is advising business leaders to prepare for a “new cycle of IT growth.” According to the latest forecast, IT spend is set to increase 6.2% from 2017, reaching a...

Read More 11/04/2018 - 16:58

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