Data Management and Analytics

Articles and guides on data management and analytics topics for UK small businesses and SMEs.


Four million UK businesses vulnerable to losing company data

Far too many businesses are at risk of losing their company data because they either don't back it up or they keep electronic copies in the same location as the original data.

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The four data analytics pillars of decision-making

Here, we look at the types of analytics that enforce data-driven decisions within modern businesses: descriptive, prescriptive, predictive, and diagnostic.

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A guide to data analysis tools: How to transform your data into strategy

Here, we look at different types of online data analysis opportunities and point out some of the useful applications along the way.


UK investment in analytics to double by 2020

‘Putting Analytics to Work’ points to a big increase in investment on advanced analytics by US and UK companies by 2020.


SMEs turning to big data to seek competitive gains

Nearly two thirds of small businesses are looking to big data to benefit their business, according to new research.

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Data over sound: Growth and connectivity for small businesses

Moran Lerner, CEO of Chirp, discusses how he went about transforming his tech company with data over sound technology.

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The data deluge – sink or swim?

Here, Mike Richardson, managing director EMEA at Maximizer CRM, explains how businesses can understand and utilise their data.

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How to build a successful data management strategy

Andy Hinxman, director of Keybridge IT, discusses why a data management strategy is so important in the run-up to GDPR.

Business Technology

The sensitive data hidden in your documents that you didn’t know about

How can metadata make your life easier as a small business owner? Here, we find out.


Small businesses still losing data despite warnings to backup

Deploying a backup solution will not prevent users from losing data. Over the last year, nearly one-third of respondents experienced data loss.


Business data decays at a rate if over 13 times per minute

New analysis highlights the challenges faced by small businesses in avoiding dirty business data.


Hidden SME overheads: The cost of poor data management

Jon Cano-Lopez discusses the marketing importance of keeping your database in check.

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4 small business functions that must be automated for greater profits

Can technology help you create more efficient business models? In this article, we explore how you can use technology to boost your business

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It’s time the UK’s small businesses got the seamless communications and collaboration tools they need

Why seamless collaboration is crucial for UK small businesses and what tools can help

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Flexible work is making cybersecurity tougher for UK SMBs. It’s time they got the tools, and the platform, to defend themselves

The cybersecurity landscape for small businesses and the tips and tools that can help

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How to enhance your customer and employee experiences using Uber Vouchers

This article explains how Uber Vouchers can enhance both your customer and employee experience