The nation has voted and the UK will be leaving the European Union. We’ll be keeping an eye on what this means for UK Data Protection Laws.
Understanding the achievements of industry leaders is a key to business success.
The UK’s finest financial directors, CFOs and finance teams gathered at the Royal Garden Hotel, London in March for the Business Finance Awards. The awards were hosted by Financial Director – a publication for senior finance professionals working in business in the UK that’s been running since 1984.
According to the latest Gartner CIO insights Agenda Report, investment priorities for CIOs are changing. Recently, security has been falling in the list of highest priorities in favour of analytics, business intelligence, infrastructure cloud and mobile. At a first glance, this is understandable – it is far more logical for companies to make investments in areas which will give them a high or immediate return. Information security has never been one of these areas.
The language of the IT industry is in a constant state of flux. Great at hyping up concepts and then knocking them down, phrases coined by the industry naturally evolve as the systems and services change. And that evolution, rather than just being confined to the tools of the trade, is also used to explain transformations in IT leadership.
Your to-do list, despite your best efforts, isn’t getting any shorter. Hours of your time every day are seemingly disappearing into thin air. You’re probably asking, “how can I reduce my paperwork?” Sound familiar? If it does, you’re not alone – recent research suggests admin, and bureaucracy are the most time-consuming tasks for small business owners.