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Lawyers warn that data protection law is going to be tightened

Legal firm Appleby is warning that companies need to be aware of a tightening of data protection law. Read more

Cheaper Rival to Uber in London

A 23-year-old university dropout just launched a cheaper rival to Uber in London. Read more

An exclusive interview with UK Digital Experience Judge, Christina Dolding

As a winner at the UK Customer Experience Awards ’16, a judge at last year’s UK Employee Experience Awards and set to judge this year’s UK Digital Experience Awards, we caught up with one of our esteemed judges Christina Dolding to gain this exclusive insight into the judging experience. Read more

Google fired the author of the “anti-diversity” memo!

Was the author of the so-called “anti-diversity” memo at Google advancing sexism? Or was he exposing Silicon Valley’s cultural bias? Read more

Apple on Instagram - 20,000 followers in 40 minutes.

Apple just launched an official Instagram account dedicated to iPhone photography, and it's looking for iPhone photographers to feature. Read more

Influencers make £75k per post!

A new study by Rakuten Marketing reveals UK marketers working on influencer programmes are willing to pay Facebook celebrity influencers up to and in excess of £75,000 for a single post mentioning their brand. Read more

Gate One and RHP – improving lives by improving digital experience

Gate One’s team led the pioneering initiative for Richmond Housing Partnership (RHP) to become the UK’s first digital-only housing service; an industry first which improved the lives of housing tenants and delivered significant efficiencies. Read more

Your gadget could save your life: Alexa phones police

Police in the US state of New Mexico are crediting a smarthome device with saving the life of a woman and her daughter who were being held captive by a man who unintentionally told the device to call the sheriff. Read more

2018 - The Year of Automation for Routine Enterprise Work

The majority of organisations have introduced advanced automation in their workplace, and nearly half of executives surveyed say that they’ll require it more broadly by 2018 to cope with rising work volumes. Read more

New Data Roaming Law Could Fuel Social Media Addictions

According to new survey results from London-based Family law firm, Brookman, social media stress has replaced work-life worries for 1 in 4 couples on family holidays. Read more

Audi City: The biggest car dealership in the world – with the smallest footprint

Audi City is changing the way vehicles are sold with an innovative showroom concept. Through state of the artpresentation technology, Audi City provides a unique brand experience allowing visitors to explore Audi’s entire model range in city centre locations, where large showrooms are not possible. Read more

Digital vs Human Journeys

How much has your world changed in the digital era? I know mine has changed hugely. I’m a big fan of online shopping, that’s a digital journey I am seriously grateful for; how simple is it to log into your Amazon account and shop everything you need, toys for the kids, books for the business, etcetc. and no more getting into trouble for forgetting birthdays, they just pop up on Facebook ready for you to send your wishes remotely! Read more

Return on Investment of around 400% in Year 1, and 900% each subsequent year.

Woolley & Co, are a National Family Law Firm, headquartered in Warwick, UK. They have one of the largest family law teams in the country, collectively with over 300 years’ legal experience. Read more

A winner’s story – Hallam Internet

At Awards International we believe winning awards is about more than the feeling of shared pride and elation your team experience on the day – it is also about how this national recognition boosts business in the months and years that follow. Read more

Apple’s Home PodLoses the Battle vs Amazon’s Echo and Google Home

Two years after Amazon’s public release of the Echo, Apple finally released its own voice-first assistant, the HomePod. Read more

NatWest Launches Digital Centre of Excellence in Bristol

The NatWest Digital Studio will be at the forefront of the bank’s investment in digital for commercial and corporate customers across the UK. Read more

How Did Cortana Get Windows Back in the Smartphone Game?

Microsoft knows you don't run Windows on all of your gadgets, and it no longer cares. Redmond is no longer trying to foist phones on consumers who don't want them. It stopped plugging its ears and pretending Google Docs and Chromebooks aren't a threat. And it won't beg people to throw out all their devices and buy a dozen new ones so they can live their Best Windows Life. CEO Satya Nadella and his executives made it clear, in every way they could think of, that Microsoft finally understands how the world works. And it has a plan. Read more

Interview: Our Recent Catch-up with a DXA Winner – Vehicle Vision

VehicleVision is a company implementing digital channels to enhance and help drive CX in the automotive industry further. The company delivers class-leading personalised online video systems for the automotive industry which provide a great deal of transparency and customer inclusion. Read more

Microsoft Graph Bridges the Gap Between Windows and Your Phone

Microsoft’s push into being the connective glue between all of your devices is encompassed in Graph. That is what the company is calling a handful of features it says will “connect dots between people, conversations, projects and content.” Read more

How Digital Innovation Impacts Customer Experience

It is of no mystery that we live in a highly tech literate environment. However with the development of technological advancements, we’re also witnessing drastic changes in business across the globe. Read more

A winner’s story: Nationwide’s Next Generation Banking App

This week we’re showcasing how Nationwide’s customer-centric approach to re-platforming their App earnt them the title of best ‘Mobile Strategy’ at last year’s UK Digital Experience Awards. Read more

New AI Apps on Oracle Cloud Target Smarter Customer Experiences

Apps look to enable smarter customer experiences that drive tangible and predictable business results. Oracle has announced a new range of AI apps to improve experiences across all stages in the customer life cycle in real time. Read more

Top 5 UK Tech Companies According to Employee Reviews

The UK seems to have become an excellent environment nowadays when it comes to working in an information technology sector. During recent years, London, also know as tech capital of Europe, has become oversaturated and IT companies have started to emerge and spread all over the UK. According to Tech.eu, more than 74% of tech companies today are outside inner London, and the number is gradually increasing. Read more

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