The rapid development of computers and robots will radically transform the employment market. This offers opportunities, including for entrepreneurs, says Randstad’s Marjolein ten Hoonte. “It’s about imagination and how you translate that to your own company.”
The Randstad Group head office in Diemen, the Netherlands, is a classic example of ‘the new way of working’. Visitors no longer have to wait for employees to come and collect them with an access pass. The entire ground floor is accessible to everyone. Just like the employees and clients of the company, visitors can go there to meet, work, drink coffee and eat lunch. This is a logical consequence of technologisation, says Marjolein ten Hoonte, labour market and CSR director at the company. “Although your location might not be relevant any more for your job, working people still want to meet each other.”
Digitisation is rapidly changing the world. On the one hand, it’s making life easier. On the other hand, all this data carries its own risks, and in particular in the area of privacy. That makes it an important issue for the European Union, which is the reason behind the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), legislation which affects countless medium-sized companies.
Many people know the private cloud is more secure, easier to use and more flexible than on-premise software, but they’re discouraged by the apparent hassle of actually making the switch. But don’t worry! The whole process can be implemented within two hours.
We’re regularly sent reeling by large scale hacks and virus attacks. That’s why so much attention goes out to cyber security. But let’s be honest: do you always install your updates on time?
With the next product update (417/262 in January 2019) Exact will cease supporting a number of integration solutions.
For an international company, choosing the right IT systems isn’t easy. There are various factors to consider, and the complexity and impact these systems have on your organisation mean that the decision shouldn’t be rushed. This is something to bear in mind.
If you’re not big, fast or strong, you have to be smart. This is the underlying moral of almost every story we read to our children. This article is the modern adult version of those stories: if you're not high-tech (yet), you have to be smart.
Everyone understands the benefits of leasing a car. You don’t have to worry about maintenance or unexpected costs. Anyone who drives a lease car should really migrate their business software to the cloud today, because the same benefits apply. And more.
For years, business cloud adoption has lagged behind our enthusiasm as private consumers for services such as Spotify, Netflix, Gmail and Dropbox. But business cloud use is on the rise. For the skeptics among you, we've listed five benefits of the private cloud.