The benefits of cloud computing for small businesses (part 2)

In part 1 of this series, we discussed the many benefits that come with using cloud computing and what effects these have on small businesses in particular. Although the cloud has its advantages there are also potential risks involved, these risks are mainly centred on security, specifically data theft and hacking. Hackers are becoming more […]

The benefits of cloud computing for small businesses (part 1)

Cloud computing is incredibly popular right now but many people do not realise the range of services it provides. It has become commonplace for companies to provide customers with extra data storage within the cloud, in which they can save images, music and files and then remotely access them anywhere around the world. Although data […]

Getting the most value out of Big Data (part 2)

In part one, we looked at the planning stages of big data initiatives and some factors for companies to consider before undertaking the project. The second part will focus on what can happen further down the line and how businesses can stay on track. It can sometimes be the case that companies get six or […]

Getting the most value out of Big Data (part 1)

Data has always been a useful asset within the business world but it is only in recent times that the concept has been fully harnessed. Whether it be online shopping, bank transactions or social media, each byte of information can be stored, analysed and inferred from by companies to improve their products or services. Undertaking […]