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5 ways to use AI to power digital marketing

Digital marketing and AI are a natural fit. Marketers are leveraging the technology to help steer business decisions, improve customer experiences, and understand their audience. Best of all, they’re saving money and time whilst they do it. What are the main opportunities for you?...

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What is cloud-native and how can it help you?

Thanks to the cloud, it’s now easier than ever for a business to start and scale as they grow. No longer do you have large upfront costs to gain access to on-premises servers. You only pay for what you need, when you need it. This allows for much greater flexibility and faster innovation, making it...

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6 steps for successful change management in healthcare

Going through change can be a daunting process. Even more so if you’re in healthcare and patients depend on a smooth journey through the system. These six tips for successful change management will help you through the process with ease....

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Four skills you need to succeed in 2019

How many skills are there in the professional world? About 50,000, according to LinkedIn.[1] And as technology grows, so will that number. Maintaining and developing skill sets are important for individuals and businesses alike. Skilled employees are 8.4 percent more productive and 70 percent of employees indicated that job-related training and development opportunities influenced their...

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How to improve customer engagement: your CRM checklist

To build great relationships with your customers, you need to get to know who you’re speaking to. By utilising a CRM system, a business owner can ensure they not only keep a track of their customers’ purchases, but can create customer follow-ups. Here are 5 questions to help you find the CRM system that’s best...

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4 collaboration tools to manage remote teams easily

Over 4 million workers in the UK work remotely, according to TUC. This makes up almost 15 percent of the workforce, and this number is increasing year over year. If you aren’t part of a company where you all work remotely, chances are you occasionally work from home, or while you’re offsite with customers. Managing...

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6 ways to keep your data secure whilst on the go

With the number of smartphone users expected to reach over five billion by 2019, you can expect your employees will be connected to their work on either their personal or business devices. Here are six tips to ensure personal and organisational data stays secure on any device....

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4 simple ways to unlock creativity in the workplace

Surfacing creativity in your organisation isn’t just about creating the right culture. It’s also about ensuring you have the right tools and technology in place to empower your workforce. Here are 4 practical ways you can unlock creativity in your organisation....

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