UC Advanced - issue #2


Exertis announce AI Summit Appearance

Exertis, a value-added enterprise IT distributor, is dedicated to providing cutting-edge AI technologies to businesses of all sizes. With a mission to empower businesses to harness the power of AI and gain a competitive edge in the market, Exertis is committed to staying up-to-date with the latest advancements in AI and machine learning. The company believes that AI has the power to transform the way businesses operate, from streamlining processes to enhancing customer experiences. Exertis’ experts are dedicated to helping clients navigate the complex world of AI, from selecting the right technology to implementing it seamlessly into their operations. Exertis is set to attend the AI Summit in Tobacco Docks, London in June. At the event, the company will showcase its latest range

of AI-powered solutions to help businesses stay ahead of the competition. With a focus on innovation and cutting-edge technologies, Exertis is committed to providing its customers with the best possible products and services. The AI Summit is a great opportunity for Exertis to network with industry leaders, share knowledge and insights, and explore new business opportunities. Simon Regan, one of Exertis’ AI experts, is attending the event and will be speaking on the Exertis panel. The event is set to take place on June 14-15 at Tobacco Dock, with Exertis’ stand located at EM302. Businesses interested in learning more about Exertis’ AI solutions are encouraged to attend and speak with the company’s experts. Exertis’ dedication to providing innovative and effective AI solutions makes them the go-to partner for businesses looking to leverage the power of AI to transform their operations and drive growth.

June 14-15 at Tobacco Dock, Exertis stand EM302

New Study Reveals Limited Impact of Technology on Productivity in Hybrid Work Environments

Doherty Associates, a prominent IT consultancy and services provider, has

the necessary information and data required for their jobs, with 15 percent encountering this issue on a daily basis. Founder and CEO of Doherty Associates, Terry Doherty emphasised the importance of conducting technology audits and gathering feedback to identify what is effective and what is not, while establishing clear processes that prioritise the human element. The shift toward hybrid working is still in progress, as indicated by the research, which revealed that 54 percent of Capital Market workers reported changes to their hybrid working policies in the past year, with four percent altering their policies within the last month. With a meagre 37 percent of workers deeming hybrid working and collaboration tools highly effective, the study underscores the critical need for leaders to scrutinise their processes and policies. Commenting on the findings, Doherty said “It’s evident that the technology being utilised to support hybrid working fails to meet the needs of employees across all levels of an organisation. Business leaders aim to enhance productivity and foster collaboration among their teams, regardless of their location, but the reality is that employees are grappling with these new tools.”

released new research indicating that despite widespread implementation of new technology to support hybrid working, the desired boost in productivity has not been achieved. The study, conducted among 889 employees in the UK Capital Markets and Legal industries, found that a mere 18 percent of workers reported substantial improvements in productivity as a result of these tools. While a significant 78 percent of workers acknowledged that their companies had introduced new technology to facilitate hybrid work, the research discovered that these solutions were actually hindering employees rather than helping them. IT decision-makers mirrored this perception, with only 25 percent noting a substantial increase in productivity following the adoption of hybrid working practices. The overwhelming sentiment among workers is one of overwhelm and frustration due to the influx of new technology tools. Approximately 23 percent of respondents believed they had too many different tools, which impeded their ability to be productive. Furthermore, 35 percent struggled to access

Terry Doherty Founder and CEO



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