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Continuous investment and activity are key for staying ahead in the cyber arms race, says Databarracks

Continuous investment and activity are key for staying ahead in the cyber arms race, says Databarracks

UK organisations are concerned about their abilities to keep pace with the persistent rise of new cyber security challenges. This follows new data from business continuity and disaster recovery provider, Databarracks, revealing only 56 per cent of UK firms believe they have sufficient cyber security skills in-house to deal with threats against their business.

The data advantage – why accessible analytics could be the key to retail success

The data advantage – why accessible analytics could be the key to retail success

By Mark Hinds, CEO of Polymatica.

UK retailers are feeling more pressure than ever before due to rising costs and increased competition, as such, they should be doing everything they can to remain competitive.

86% of websites at risk from hackers for simple security oversight

86% of websites at risk from hackers for simple security oversight

Security scans performed on 218,000 Magento websites, the most popular e-commerce platform, revealed 86% are missing critical security patches, according cyber security consultancy Foregenix.

Brexit and Stockpiling: What’s the answer?

Brexit and Stockpiling: What’s the answer?

By Charlie Pool, CEO, Stowga.

Brexit is dominating conversations once again and creating waves of uncertainty in almost every industry. But the big questions everyone is asking right now is: do we have to start stockpiling our imported goods to prepare for a no deal Brexit? What happens to our food if it's held up at customs? Will there be shortages?

Automation: the new front line in omnichannel retail

Automation: the new front line in omnichannel retail

By Frank Lochbaum, Managing Partner at KPS.

As retailers continue to search for the best ways to blur the boundaries between channels, more are turning to automation to ease customers' in-store pain points.

Retail salaries hit a five-month high, but majority still feel that they're underpaid

Retail salaries hit a five-month high, but majority still feel that they're underpaid

Average salaries for retail roles hit a five-month high in July, as pay increased by 1.1% month-on-month. That's according to the latest findings from the UK independent job board, CV-Library.

GDPR Data Protection Officer - Two Alternatives

GDPR Data Protection Officer - Two Alternatives

Who has time to read every government document on GDPR (296 at the last count)?

The negative publicity and financial consequences of a GDPR breach are too much to even contemplate, so every business has had to bite the GDPR bullet and take the hit on profits.

Paying by finance, why every Millennial wants in

Paying by finance, why every Millennial wants in

By Christer Holloman, CEO & Co-founder, Divido.

More often than not, you will hear stories in the news of millennials complaining that their generation is hard done by, but can you really blame them?

Intelligent pricing could help to eliminate waste from luxury brands

Intelligent pricing could help to eliminate waste from luxury brands

The recent news that luxury brands have destroyed millions of pounds worth of unsold merchandise to avoid their products falling into the wrong hands and being sold on the "grey market" at knockdown prices, illustrates the challenges that these brands face in matching pricing and customer demand.

Can your ERP system overcome these three distribution challenges?

Can your ERP system overcome these three distribution challenges?

The key to meeting the growing demand for direct-to-consumer (D2C) shipping is efficiency, not speed. As John Weber, Director, Business Development and Product Management at Aptean, explains, distributors need to know that their ERP systems are up to the task.

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