January 2019

Technology Trends for Businesses in 2019

2019-01-30T16:41:19+01:00January 8th, 2019|

What does the new year hold and what trends should you be aware of in 2019?   Today, we are going to look at technology trends that we believe will make a difference for businesses this year.        Blockchain: Secure & More Efficient Transactions   The blockchain technology is mainly known due to [...]

April 2018

Search Through Voice – Usage, Effectiveness & Challenges

2019-12-02T15:19:31+01:00April 10th, 2018|

The use of voice searches has recorded increasing popularity over the recent years. Virtual assistants such as Cortana, Siri, Viv, Amazon Alexa and Google Search/Now have also emerged to facilitate voice searches.  Such virtual assistants enable users to input search query upon request rather than having them type it themselves. The most commonly used devices [...]

March 2018

How To Make Your Website Chatbot Friendly

2019-11-19T15:40:51+01:00March 1st, 2018|

Guest post by Greg Snow-Wasserman, Content Maestro at WooRank   There’s no denying that chatbots have become hugely important to businesses looking to engage with their audiences. In fact, according to Gartner an astounding 85% of customers will manage their interactions with a business without human interaction.   The cause of this shift?     Chatbots.   [...]

January 2018

A Short History of Voice Assistants with Alexa

2019-11-19T15:35:32+01:00January 12th, 2018|

Trying to trace the evolution of voice assistants as a single unit can be difficult. Especially, as every voice assistant comes with its smart speaker devices.   In 1960s, IBM introduced the first voice assistant with the Shoebox device.  This formed the foundation of the modern voice assistant era which involves voice design and activation as [...]

October 2017

The History of Chatbots

2020-05-27T14:32:53+02:00October 12th, 2017|

What are chatbots?     In essence, it is an Artificial Intelligence program that chats with you. It can inform you on everything that you need to know, how awesome is that!     Download our free e-book to learn everything you need to know about chatbots for your business.      They [...]

August 2017

The Estée Lauder Chatbot

2019-10-31T10:43:49+01:00August 23rd, 2017|

Many big companies are using chatbots to enhance their business. Cosmetics giant Estée Lauder has taken things a step further with a foray into augmented reality combined with chatbot technology.   Augmented reality is a live view of a physical real-world environment. Its elements are augmented by computer generated inputs including sound, images or GPS [...]

April 2017

Are Chatbots the New Apps?

2019-10-31T10:35:46+01:00April 20th, 2017|

Since the surge in popularity of the chatbot, there has been much debate over their future use.       Download our free e-book to learn everything you need to know about chatbots for your business.     It would seem that the jury remains out on this one at the moment.  However, [...]

September 2016

Mindfulness… Disconnecting from technology sometimes

2019-10-31T10:16:44+01:00September 30th, 2016|

Granted it seems strange in a blog that is primarily pro-tech focused to suggest we should disconnect from technology and practise mindfulness! Turn off my phone?!?! Me?! No way….   However after a recent interview with mindfulness guru Lillian Guntsche whom has worked in the technology sector for over 10 years as a digital strategist, [...]