Articles and guides on how UK SMEs can use data to improve their genera business operations and marketing.

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5 ways for CFOs to understand their data better

To help their businesses thrive, CFOs can learn to understand their data in a meaningful way

Employing & managing staff

Why all of your staff should be trainee data analysts

Businesses are keen to hire data specialists – but they don't even have to. Nick Jewell of Alteryx explains why every member of your staff should be a data analyst.

Business Technology

Why the secret to start-up success lies in the data sets

Here, Nick Gaubitch of Pindrop looks at why it can be nearly impossible for a modern-day start-up to succeed without the machine learning capabilities required to analyse data sets.


How to become a data-driven company

Below, Matt Smith, CEO of SteelEye, discusses his four pieces of advice for firms to become a data-driven company.

Finding and selling to customers

Getting the most value from data as an SME

Here, Memberoo CEO, Emma Smith, discusses how to collect and get the move value out of your data as a small business.

Business Technology

Driving efficiencies in the data ecosystem

Vince Padua, vice president of platform innovation and design, Axway, explains the importance of taking a tactical route to creating the complete data ecosystem.

Employing & managing staff

How employers should handle DBS data

Here, Michelle Mellor, managing director at Personnel Checks, explains how businesses should use their DBS data.


Why data is the key ingredient to operations, loyalty and marketing

In this piece, Raj Sond reveals why data carries a transformative power for small businesses.


Three principles to improve public services with big data

Increasingly organisations are using big data 'dashboards' to help staff make management decisions based on large flows of information.


Skills gap revealed as three quarters of SMEs plan big data project

Big data is being given priority in the boardroom as 76 per cent of UK companies are planning a big data or analytics project within the next 12 months.

Business Technology

Big data, IoT and ERP can deliver actionable intelligence

Big data and the Internet of Things as technology concepts are exciting, but what do they mean for businesses from a practical perspective?

Business Technology

Better business data

If you're looking to streamline your business processes, there are a variety of software tools available.

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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