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State of ITAM: How Your IT Asset Management Must Evolve

State of ITAM: How Your IT Asset Management Must Evolve

The role of ITAM [IT asset management] and SAM (Software Asset Management) have to change to not only meet compliance responsibilities, but also, to meet the challenges facing businesses in a post-COVID-19 world. Silicon UK asks how CTOs can evolve their use of ITAM and SAM, and what the future looks like for asset management.

Neo Factory: The State of Industry 4.0

Neo Factory: The State of Industry 4.0

Industry 4.0 initiatives are transforming factories in a myriad of industries, from aerospace and health care to plastics and shipping. However, why do so many Industry 4.0 initiatives at today’s factories fail to scale? Silicon UK asks what are the key challenges to deliver the promises made by Industry 4.0?

Will Privacy Kill the Open Web?

Will Privacy Kill the Open Web?

Privacy and how the personal data of individuals is collected, stored, manipulated and shared is governed by GDPR. However, some high-profile data compliance breaches have thrown into doubt the effectiveness of the regulation. And as the Open Web comes under attack once more, can privacy and the ideals of an Open Web every be fully reconciled?

Intelligent Spaces: Using Smart Cities

Latest Feature: Intelligent Spaces: Using Smart Cities

The demands from everyone that lives in a city has radically changed over the last decade. Silicon UK considers how the near-future smart city will operate and how technology will deliver seamless connectivity in an environment that will see robotics, AI’s, IoT, and more autonomous transport, becoming the norm.

The Age of the Paperless Office

The Age of the Paperless Office

We know that Coronavirus can live on surfaces for up to 72 hours. Ideally, we would have a totally electronic document office by now – banishing paper to history. Of course, the paperless office has failed to become a reality. Silicon UK considers how businesses could adopt more electronic document management techniques to reduce the risk of COVID infection.

Is Data the Answer To Business COVID-19 Recovery?

Is Data the Answer To Business COVID-19 Recovery?

As businesses of all sizes build their strategies for COVID recovery, data will play a vital role. As the commercial landscape has changed, information is critical to creating new secure and robust processes and trading environments to ensure a prosperous future in a post-pandemic world. Silicon UK considers how the data business has can be used to help their recovery.

The Tech Of Health

The Tech Of Health: How Wearable Technology Is the Key To Long-Term Fitness

News that Amazon has moved into the wearable health and fitness area with its Halo Band, Silicon UK considers the technologies and services we can all access to improve our health and stay fit. Wearable health has been an option for several years. However, in the age of COVID, can technology help us all stay health?

COVID Education: How Tech Is Transforming Learning

COVID Education: How Tech Is Transforming Learning

As schools return, Silicon UK considers how technology has been used to keep students connected to their teachers and, what the future of education could look like. As hybrid working looks set to become the norm for businesses, will we see something similar in our education system? How will education change thanks to COVID-19?

Visualizing Data

Visualizing Data: How Data Insights Could Be About To Change

Gartner recently noted a shift away from data dashboard. Is this a trend that will continue? As businesses collect vast quantities of information from their customers and commercial partners, how can this data be visualized for insights? Is the data dashboard now not fit for purpose.

The Tech Of Charity

The Tech Of Charity

How do charities use technology to manage their organizations and, raise their funds? In an environment dominated by COVID-19, how can charities leverage technology to maintain fundraising and offer new ways of giving?

The Tech Of Crime Part 2: Policing And Data

The Tech Of Crime Part 2: Policing And Data

Much of the work being done today to fight crime is analyzing the vast quantities of data every police force now collects. How are these big datasets being analyzed? And how are the insights gained impacting on practical policing?

Pronto is used by 20 police forces and more than 40,000 officers across England, Wales and the Channel Islands, and could now be used by 10,000 in Scotland.

The Tech Of Policing: Part 1: The Digital Police

In this first part of a three-part series, Silicon UK considers how UK police forces are using technology today? With significant advances from drones to AI-based data analytics, constabularies have an array of tools to choose from. How are these technologies being used on the frontline to keep citizens safe?

Pandemic Of Data Sharing?

A Pandemic Of Data Sharing?

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, the use of apps and other trace and track technologies have not delivered on their promise. Strong personal data regulation, coupled with public suspicion about how their data is collected and then used, is driving the debate surrounding Coronavirus and how technology can be used to combat its impact.

BYOD Becomes WFHD

BYOD Becomes WFHD

Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) has been a part of the tech landscape for over a decade. Thanks to COVID-19, this has changed to Work From Home Device (WFHD) with all the issues this has presented to businesses. Discover how your business can manage remote mass working and turn this new way of working into an asset.

The State of LawTech

The State of LawTech

What is the current state of LawTech? LawtechUK, will this year, pilot a government-backed LawTech R&D programme – the Lawtech Sandbox – to help accelerate the digital transformation of the UK’s legal sector. What could this mean for businesses and organizations?

Immunity Passports: Identifying The Infected

Immunity Passports: Identifying The Infected

As the UK wrestles with its ability to use technology to trace and track COVID-19 infections, will immunity passports become a reality? Will this technology be able to consider the potential risks and downsides – inclusion vs elitism, protecting vulnerable people, saving lives, privacy and security?

Dr Rabia Khan, MD Discovery Sciences at Sensyne Health.

Silicon UK In Focus EXTRA: Does More Data Equal Better Health?

Rabia has a background in immuno-genetics with a passion for bridging the worlds of science, business and technology. She completed her BSc in Biology and Economics from McGill University in Montreal, Canada. She went on to complete a PhD in Genetics, studying the genetics underlying the host immune response to Typhoid.

Does more data equal better health?

Does More Data Equal Better Health?

Healthcare, like many other sectors, is moving through technological change. All of the technologies in development need patient data. The healthcare sector already collects masses of information, but much of this is unstructured and not curated. As healthcare expands its data collection capacity, what does this mean for privacy, security and patient care?

Can More Data Save Our Climate?

As IoT and IIoT continue to rapidly develop, could this explosion in data collection result in vast improvements to how we manage climate change? When every aspect of our environment can be tracked and analyzed, does this allow more practical actions to be taken to curb the impact that climate is having across the planet?

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Data capital: Mining for gold in the data decade

Across the globe, organisations large and small are starting to harness the power of data. Data capital will be viewed as one of a company’s most important assets, becoming an engine of commerce and innovation for the 21st century.

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