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Monday 1 September, 2014 Managing Director of  Citipeak Promotions, Nick Johnson , gives 4 top tips on how to become a better business leader. A common misconception about business leadership is that it all revolves around the personal qualities of the manager. The truth is that to become a successful manager, the development of the company must be seen as a group effort. Professional growth is no longer just about an individual, rather the company as a whole. Citipeak Promotions, an outsourced sales and marketing firm based in London, is run by successful business owner and leader, Nick Johnson. The firm was established in early 2010 and has since expanded  its market reach to other major UK cities including Birmingham, Newcastle, Cardiff and Manchester. The firm’s continued success has been attributed to many things; one major factor is the leadership mentality th... (more)

The Apache Software Foundation Announces Apache™ Olingo™ as a Top-Level Project

Monday 7 April, 2014 Open Source, generic Java client and server library implementation of the OData (Open Data Protocol) standard for interoperable querying and sharing of data across applications in enterprise, Cloud, and mobile environments Forest Hill, MD –07 April 2014– The Apache Software Foundation (ASF), the all-volunteer developers, stewards, and incubators of more than 170 Open Source projects and initiatives, announced today that Apache™ Olingo™ has graduated from the Apache Incubator to become a Top-Level Project (TLP), signifying that the project's community and produc... (more)

Managing My Company’s Security is a Nightmare Says Panda Security Director

Wednesday 15 May, 2013 Opinion article/byline by Luis Corrons, Technical Director of PandaLabs, Panda Security If you are a head of corporate security I am sure the words above will have run through your mind more than once. The majority of top-level executives are focused on targeted attacks (by far the most heavily covered malware stories, just take a look at the latest Twitter, Facebook, Apple or Microsoft attacks, for example), however heads of corporate security know better than anybody else what risks they are facing and what their priorities are: - Neutralize attacks before ... (more)

Crowdfunding To Change The Way People View Networks, Information And Commerce

Friday 14 June, 2013 Urban Cloud is an innovative social network that unites people on a platform designed to promote collaboration. We have focused on five key areas of innovation: Innovative Design – Urban Cloud is the world’s first social media platform that seamlessly unites social networking and marketing. Native Advertising – Urban Cloud uses a proprietary algorithm called STAC (Space, Time, Active, Content) to blend advertising into a user’s social timeline. Validation – Urban Cloud is able to weed out unverified and fake/spam user accounts, allowing for an enhanced social m... (more)

Endsleigh Insurance Saves £1.3m With Workforce Optimisation From Azzurri

Thursday 1 August, 2013 Azzurri installs Workforce Optimisation project based on the Avaya Workforce Management (WFM) platform Project lays the foundation for Endsleigh’s multi-channel contact centre ambitions Endsleigh Insurance, the UK-based insurance intermediary specialising in the student, education and graduate markets, has achieved £1.3m in operational savings at its contact centres as a result of a Workforce Optimisation project designed and implemented by Azzurri Communications. The significant savings, which were achieved without any impact on the contact centre’s headc... (more)