Office 365 Training for users

Microsoft have been working hard to produce a training portal for end suers to help them get familiar with the full suite of products provided with Office 365 Office 365 User Training Portal https://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?linkid=853062 If you do nothing else we would encourage you to have a look a these guides Learn the basics https://support.office.com/en-gb/article/office-365-basics-video-training-396b8d9e-e118-42d0-8a0d-87d1f2f055fb?wt.mc_id=otc_home&ui=en-US&rs=en-GB&ad=GB Get […]

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Licence Plate Recognition -1 Million Mistakes a Day!

Concerns over the possible misreading of hundreds of thousands of vehicle licence plates each day have led to calls for statutory regulation of the UK’s automatic number plate recognition (ANPR) system. Over 1 Million Mistakes Per Day! The ANPR system uses 9,000 ANPR cameras, to record and store up to 30 million vehicle records each […]

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Amazon Targets Businesses With Voice Activated Digital Assistants

Amazon with its best-selling digital voice assistant now has its sights set on a role for Alexa in the workplace with its plans to launch Alexa for Business. Amazon Dominant Amazon’s Echo dominates the voice-assistant market with a more than 70% share. 11 million Alexa devices have already been sold and last Christmas, Alexa-enabled devices […]

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Small Businesses Get New OS MasterMap® Data

The government has announced that its new £40m Geospatial Commission will start its strategy of releasing more of the location data held by public bodies to help businesses and boost economic growth, by giving small businesses free access to OS MasterMap® data. The Commission It has been announced that the new £40m Geospatial Commission, sitting […]

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Businesses Use Facebook Collaboration In Droves

Not only has Facebook’s Workplace Collaboration Tool exceeded expected take-up numbers by businesses, but it now getting a desktop app for group chats. What Workplace Tool? Facebook’s Workplace platform app was introduced in October 2016 to enable businesses to have their own social network while allowing Facebook to compete in the same collaborative and communications […]

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Southend … The ‘Smart City’

Southend-on-Sea Borough Council is reported to have signed an agreement with tech company Cisco to deploy its ‘Kinetic for Cities’ platform in order to share the benefits of new digital technologies with its businesses and citizens, thereby making it a ‘Smart City’. What Is ‘Kinetic For Cities’? According to the Cisco blog, the Cisco Kinetic […]

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