Preparing for a different kind of planning during COVID-19 and beyond

Published by Enterprise Times // Author:  Gordon Stuart At the end of 2019, organizations “finalized” their budgets only for 2020 to remind them that nothing is ever final. In the face of this kind of uncertainty, finance organizations need the ability to plan for the unforeseeable and steer the ship even when the course isn’tContinue reading “Preparing for a different kind of planning during COVID-19 and beyond”

What are the challenges for employers of a distributed work model

Source: Enterprise Times Author: Mylo Kaye COVID-19 has brought us challenges of all kinds. From dealing with lockdown, home-schooling our kids to working from home. And it’s the latter that will be one of the lasting legacies of 2020. We will see marked shift towards a distributed working model for an increasing number of businesses withContinue reading “What are the challenges for employers of a distributed work model”

How Remote Migrations Play Into Continued Business Success

Source: Enterprise Times Author: Mark Rochester The COVID-19 pandemic has forced legions of employees to work remotely. This shift has highlighted the importance of cloud technology to spur digital transformation and enable business continuity. Cloud technologies have proven to be integral to helping companies continue operations and build long-term business while employees work remotely. GivenContinue reading “How Remote Migrations Play Into Continued Business Success”

Building the Foundations of Effective Data Protection Compliance

Source: Enterprise Times Author: Adam Strange Achieving compliance across a wealth of new international data privacy laws and regulations is a growing challenge, with many organisations struggling to keep pace. A significant number still have not yet invested in data discovery and classification in their efforts to help fulfil compliance obligations. Add to this the open systems that employeesContinue reading “Building the Foundations of Effective Data Protection Compliance”

What Role Will Cryptocurrencies Play In The Future Of E-commerce?

Source: Enterprise Times Author: David Adams Cryptocurrencies, often interchanged with digital currencies, refers to a decentralized digital payment platform outside of the control of a government or central bank. Users from all over the world can securely and anonymously transact with each other. Multiple exchanges like Swep.io help people legally buy and sell one or more ofContinue reading “What Role Will Cryptocurrencies Play In The Future Of E-commerce?”

Why haven’t all businesses adopted the Digital Transformation approach?

Source: Enterprise Times Author: Gerry Tombs The Global Enterprise Mobility Market size is predicted to reach USD 2,804.44 billion by 2030. Fuelling this growth is customer and employee demand for a seamless mobile digital experience in all aspects of their home and working lives. For businesses, it’s a case of adapting or being left in theContinue reading “Why haven’t all businesses adopted the Digital Transformation approach?”

Digital Transformation – why it’s no longer optional for businesses

Source: Enterprise Times Author: Iain Banks The acceleration of digital is unlike anything we have seen before and is shaping the new normal. Business leaders are saying during the pandemic that they accomplished in days what would have taken them a year.  How did they achieve this? Businesses have quickly deployed digital strategies to provideContinue reading “Digital Transformation – why it’s no longer optional for businesses”

6 Reasons Expense Management Automation Is Crucial In 2020

Source: Enterprise Times Author: Manaswini Rao Kaki COVID-19 has brought about rapid changes in the way businesses function. Undeniably, businesses have to re-evaluate and re-model some of their core processes to adapt to the “new normal” of working. One such core business processes impacted by the pandemic is Expense Management. Employees and Finance teams canContinue reading “6 Reasons Expense Management Automation Is Crucial In 2020”

10 Major Businesses Heavily Invested in Blockchain Technology

Source: Enterprise Times Author: William Carter If you are unfamiliar with blockchain technology, it is time to start climbing on board. It has been touted within the global financial industry, and that is already occurring today. Some of the most prominent blockchain developers on the planet have been working with major industries to integrate the technology soContinue reading “10 Major Businesses Heavily Invested in Blockchain Technology”

Why Apps Must WOW Users

Source: Enterprise Times Author: Gerry Tombs Mobile apps are an essential part of our daily lives – be it for news, weather, health, fitness, travel, directions – you name it. From the moment we wake up to the moment we go to bed, apps form part of our everyday routine, and we rely heavily onContinue reading “Why Apps Must WOW Users”

How low code is enabling enterprise agility and speed

Source: Enterprise Times Author: Chris McLaughlin What’s ‘essential’ in a business can vary hugely, depending on size, industry, focus and much more. But events in 2020 have demonstrated more than ever how valuable it is to be ready for anything. This approach had dawned long before COVID-19, but the lockdown has certainly reinforced it. ContentContinue reading “How low code is enabling enterprise agility and speed”

How and how quickly should you move to the cloud?

Source: Enterprise Times Author: Steve Brooks Every year there is increasing pressure on manufacturing firms to move their applications to the cloud. In 2017 IDC noted: “Cloud computing is transforming virtually every facet of modern manufacturing — from how companies operate to how they integrate into supply chains and how they design and fabricate products.” CloudContinue reading “How and how quickly should you move to the cloud?”

Is the way you walk, your password?

Source: Enterprise Times Author: Ian Murphy Could the way we walk be the next authentication technology we all use? UnifyID believes so and has launched a new API called GaitAuth. What is interesting about GaitAuth is that it is a passive technology that sits on your phone. Like all biometric technologies, GaitAuth claims that our walk is uniqueContinue reading “Is the way you walk, your password?”

5 key considerations for finance leaders to successfully navigate COVID-19 Businesses

Source: Enterprise Times Author: Gordon Stuart Around the world, finance executives have been among the first to see the true economic impact created by COVID-19. But what should their response be? We asked senior members of Unit4’s own finance team for their advice and insights. They advise five essential actions. 1: Now’s the time toContinue reading “5 key considerations for finance leaders to successfully navigate COVID-19 Businesses”

4 Useful Business Tools That Are Empowering Small Businesses

Source: Enterprise Times Author: Christopher Pappas While owning a business is a thing of pride and freedom, there’s always a bunch of challenges associated with management and functionality. From looking after the accounts to keeping an eye on the entire team and processes, a small-medium business owner’s responsibilities are limitless. Thankfully, many such challenges areContinue reading “4 Useful Business Tools That Are Empowering Small Businesses”