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Adoption of smart technology to help public sector weather the cuts

Paul Excel with the tabs app design award

With technology’s ability to drive efficiencies, cut costs and improve scalability, flexibility, productivity and immediacy, adoption of new smart technologies is increasingly being cited as the antidote to the swathing cuts hitting the public sector. The government’s G-Cloud 7 digital marketplace, where such technology as multi-award […]

The Environment Agency Chooses Sennheiser as Official Headset and Speakerphone Provider after Rigorous Evaluation

Sennheiser Presence

Sennheiser, a leading provider of headsets and speakerphone solutions, has been chosen by the Environment Agency as sole provider of its headsets and speakerphone equipment in a major revision of its telephony systems. The headsets and speakerphones are currently being rolled out across the agency to its office-based and mobile workforce as […]

HONEYWELL’S NEW SMART BUILDING TECHNOLOGY USES VISUALISATION AND SIMPLE, INTUITIVE INTERFACES TO IMPROVE OPERATIONS AND BUSINESS OUTCOMES

Command Wall

Honeywell (NYSE:HON) today announced the next generation of smart building technology, Command and Control Suite, which turns complex facility data into recommendations and easy-to-implement changes that help boost business outcomes — lowering costs, minimising risk and reducing downtime.

By combining intelligent automation, advanced analytics and visualisation with the simplified user experience of […]

Counter Terror Expo 2015 to cover key terror threat areas under one roof

Counter Terror Expo 2015 comes at a time when terrorism and unconventional threat levels across much of the world are at heightened levels. Recent events in France and Nigeria, to pick just two, have accentuated the myriad of different threats that have proliferated since the 1990s. And as the threats have increased and mutated, […]

Ctrack launches Multi-Comms solution for emergency services

Ctrack Monitoring

Vehicle tracking specialist Ctrack has launched a new multi-comms solution to enable emergency services organisations in the UK to seamlessly switch between communication channels to meet precise operational requirements while minimising data transfer costs.

This solution takes advantage of the most appropriate mobile, TETRA or WiFi network to achieve the most cost […]

Don’t take the risk with lone worker protection

Government and public sector organisations are under increasing pressure to provide protection and security for lone workers. John Wisdom, Managing Director of vehicle, asset and employee tracking specialist Ctrack, takes a look at some of the latest lone worker developments and innovations.

According to the British Security Industry Association, there are now more than six […]

We care what people say

Regardless of whether our interpreters are working in a home, hospital, council building, prison or a GP’s surgery, they always listen to what people say. They bring clarity to confusion, and help deliver vital public services to those who need them most. To those who are disorientated and frightened, such as asylum seekers or refugees, […]

Yorkshire Ambulance Service Improves Patient Care, Reporting Efficiency and Carbon Footprint With Introduction of new Patient Transport Service technology

Yorkshire Ambulance Service has successfully implemented a pilot scheme across it Patient Transport Services (PTS). […]

Webasto Heats Boss Cabin's Big Space

World-leading manufacturer of automotive, CV and marine heating, cooling and ventilation systems specialist Webasto has been selected by Boss Cabins to provide diesel powered interior heating for their new -Big Space- towable welfare cabin. […]

BLAST FOOTAGE PROMPTS WARNING – amazing footage

West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service (WYFRS) has taken the bold step of releasing CCTV footage of the moment a house exploded, just yards from firefighters and the residents they rescued seconds earlier. […]

PUBLIC SECTOR STRIKES

The present wave of public sector strikes is clearly stoked by a deep well of discontent among public service workers. […]

DSE ' one law fits all

Jim Lythgow, director of strategic alliances at Specsavers Corporate Eyecare, explains the Display Screen Equipment regulations and their implications for public sector organisations: […]

Keeping your staff's personal information safe online

Keeping your staff’s personal information safe onlineMedia law expert Cleland Thom warns of the dangers of mixing business with pleasure […]

James saves the day with a beating

A wharehouse attached to Pingle Mill in Delph near Oldham was in danger of setting alight at the weekend. […]