Guest blog: What is the ISDN switch-off?

Businesses that use telephones will need to ensure their phone system runs over an internet connection rather than traditional telephone lines by 2025. This comes as BT has announced plans to switch off the traditional telephone ISDN network and migrate all phone systems online by 2025, affecting millions of businesses across the UK. Rather than...

Guest blog: The rise of restaurant tech

Restaurants are all about the experience – the staff, the venue and ultimately, the culinary skills.  However, in recent years we have seen an increased use of technology within the restaurant sector to improve experiences, accessibility, grow and retain customer bases and ultimately boost bottom lines. E mma Smith, CEO of loyalty app, Memberoo explains what is currently happening in the...

Are apps the future of banking?

There’s no denying that banking is undergoing a revolution. A much needed change from what we’ve traditionally known as banking. History shows that every time a customer is given the chance to avoid 1-2-1 interaction with their branch, they will grab it with both hands. Technology advances of our time, including ATMs, online and phone...

Feature: The role of women in the Welsh tech industry

If there’s one challenge that the worldwide tech industry has been facing for years, it’s the lack of female employees – particularly in leadership positions. A report published in 2014 by Gartner found that the number of women working in top IT roles has remained roughly the same for over a decade. Although this struggle...

Opinion: Opening up the assembly

In September, it will be twenty years since the people of Wales voted, by a small majority, to have their own National Assembly. It’s the only political institution the people of Wales have voted to have. Since it came into being in 1999, the Assembly has grown in power and responsibility. Six year ago, the...

Conference to put Welsh technology SMEs on the map

CoInnovate, a conference for businesses in Wales, will give SMEs the chance to pitch their innovation and capabilities to some of the world’s biggest tech firms. The two-day conference, which will return to Cardiff’s Mercure Hotel on October 11th, has been designed to give Wales’s growing tech start-up community a place to showcase its potential....