Quocirca Future of Work Study Tracks Rise of the Employee-centric Hybrid Workplace

London, UK, 27th September 2022: Quocirca today published the third edition of its Global Print 2025 study, analyzing how print and digital convergence is shaping today’s workplace. ‘The Future of Work, 2025’ reveals that post-pandemic transformation is proceeding at pace and that the role and requirements of the modern workplace are undergoing fundamental changes. As the energy crisis and ‘Great Resignation’ add increasing complexity to decisions by both employers and employees on the balance between home and office working, changes are set to continue.

The in-depth study was conducted among 1021 office workers and 521 IT decision-makers in SMBs and large enterprises in the UK, France, Germany, and the US.

Why Data Transparency Leads to Stronger Customer Experience

Customer data is necessary for small businesses. It helps them understand customer wants and needs and how they interact with brands. In a world where competition is high, companies can leverage data to stand out more and create impactful experiences for customers.

Customer experience has always been the go-to strategy for businesses, and for good reasons. In a study by PwC, researchers found that 42% of consumers are willing to pay more for a better experience. 

How Big Data Is Used to Strengthen UX

How you build and design your website, you should always have UX (user experience) at the forefront of your processes.

Without a good focus on UX, you may end up with a website that keeps visitors from engaging with your small business. Yet, a site that establishes long-term relationships with customers is key to growth and profitability.

Though most experts say UX is fundamental to online business success, maintaining a high-quality user experience at all times is no easy feat. One way to ensure the user experience is meeting user expectations is by analyzing your big data results.

Here are some ways business owners use it to improve UX. 

The Top Online Security Measures All Small Businesses Should Take

Cybersecurity is important to all businesses that exist online. It allows them to operate without interruption from hackers' financial exploits. 

Even if your company is planning to use email or has a small website in mind, your business needs to integrate cybersecurity into that plan. 

The theft of data and sensitive information is becoming more common in fraud reports. According to Verizon’s Data Breach Investigations Report for Small Business, Ransomware has increased by 13% in a total of 25% breaches.

Report by Perforce Software Forecasts that Streaming, the Cloud, and Creative Teams are the Future of Game Development

MINNEAPOLIS, August 18, 2022 – Perforce Software, a leading provider of versioning, collaboration, and planning tools across the software development lifecycle, announced the release of the 2022 Game Development Trends & Forecast report, which outlines trends, challenges, and predictions for the future of game development. Key findings suggest that Cloud Streaming will become the leading platform by 2025, and as teams continue to move toward hybrid/remote work environments, the ability to easily share and reuse assets will be critical to their collaboration efforts.

What Your E-Commerce Needs to Know About Proper Packaging

The right packaging shows your customers you care about their needs. Creating an excellent customer experience (CX) involves everything from your website to interactions to opening the product. Good packaging design helps build consumer confidence and shows them they can trust you to understand them. 

E-commerce has a unique challenge with packaging. Not only do you have to consider the outer container for your product but you must think about the materials in the package, such as the box, padding, invoice and instructions. 

Four Clear Signs that Your Business Isn't Paying Enough Attention to Data Protection

Data protection involves more than just keeping your customers’ personal information safe. You also must be aware of state, federal and international laws regarding data privacy compliance. Busy entrepreneurs may find data protection falls to the wayside amidst the dozens of tasks vying for attention.

New Research Suggests Media and Publishing Businesses Have The Best Performing Websites

Media and publishing companies have the best performing websites according to new analysis of all FTSE 100 and 250 homepages by an expert team at Contensis

Travel, hospitality and leisure and retail and grocery; industries which existentially rely on their online presence, failed to make it into the top half of the table.