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August 30, 2016  10:46 AM

Unified Communications and Collaboration – still missing a vital ingredient?

Rob Bamforth Rob Bamforth Profile: Rob Bamforth
cloud, Collaboration, Mobile, social media, Unified Communications

Communications technologies are definitely improving markedly and offer many new and exciting ways for people to connect and share. Rarely a day goes by without a new announcement of some innovation or improvement, often wrapped up in marketing terms about ‘improving collaboration’. But...

July 14, 2016  9:55 AM

IoT in the enterprise – a pragmatic approach

Rob Bamforth Rob Bamforth Profile: Rob Bamforth
Facilities management, iot, MITIE, samsung, Wearable devices

There is a degree of hype surrounding the internet of things (IoT) with many wild ideas reminiscent of ideas for internet businesses during the dot com boom. Despite this, the combination of exuberant innovation and pragmatism is already paying off with some practical and tangible business...


November 3, 2015  8:33 AM

Text messaging 4 businesses – the rise of the machines

Rob Bamforth Rob Bamforth Profile: Rob Bamforth
A2P, Google, icq, Internet, IOS, IP address, Skype, Viber, WIndows Phone

Now that so many people have smartphones, mobile network data plans have become more generous and instant messaging has sprouted everywhere from being embedded in social networks to tools like 0 Comments     RSS Feed     Email a friend


October 28, 2015  10:06 AM

Mobile – shifting from ‘enabled’ to ‘optimised’

Rob Bamforth Rob Bamforth Profile: Rob Bamforth
4G, Android, Apple, apps, Network, User Interface, Wi-Fi

Workers have used various tools to access IT on the move for some time, but much of it was simply shifting 0 Comments     RSS Feed     Email a friend


October 20, 2015  11:37 PM

Getting the business message across

Rob Bamforth Rob Bamforth Profile: Rob Bamforth
Bluetooth, Business Process, Data, Data Recovery, Fax

With so many forms of communication available, is it still necessary to think carefully about medium as well as message?

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September 23, 2015  10:13 AM

Mobile email innovation? Geronimo!

Rob Bamforth Rob Bamforth Profile: Rob Bamforth
4G, Chennai, China, iPhone, smartphone, T-Mobile

At a casual glance the mobile world of hardware and apps appears fast moving and packed with innovation, but often much of what occurs is improvement and refinement. The old IT hardware vendor mantra of "smaller, cheaper, faster,...


July 8, 2015  8:59 AM

Simple security in the mobile ‘jungle’

Rob Bamforth Rob Bamforth Profile: Rob Bamforth
Bluetooth, Dropbox, Password, Short Message Service, Two factor authentication, Yubico

Last month's 8th annual IT Security Analyst & CISO (chief info


March 2, 2015  10:44 AM

Making more of print

Rob Bamforth Rob Bamforth Profile: Rob Bamforth
Consumables, Envelope, Hewlett-Packard, IOS, ipad, iPhone, Printing

Mobile, cloud, the internet of things and other fast expanding technologies might be making dramatic changes in many organisations, but the much heralded ' 0 Comments     RSS Feed     Email a friend


August 13, 2014  4:10 PM

Time and place: related, or inextricably linked?

Clive Longbottom Clive Longbottom Profile: Clive Longbottom
ArcGIS, Australia, ESRI, GIS, MapInfo, United Kingdom

High rainfall over the last week has led to flooding.  Last night, there was a large number of burglaries.  An escape of toxic gases this morning has led to emergency services requesting everyone to evacuate their premises.  There are billions of barrels of...


March 27, 2014  8:08 AM

TV, phone, tablet, watch – are we smart yet?

Rob Bamforth Rob Bamforth Profile: Rob Bamforth
Android, Apple, Google, Hardware, Ofcom, steve jobs

At one time things were pretty straightforward; entertainment centred on a TV, computing around a PC, communication around a phone. Now, convergence has blurred so many lines; it should be no surprise that everything looks like a...


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