What is innovation and how can businesses foster it?

The UK Government has a stated ambition to be ‘the world’s most innovative economy’ and has been supporting growth and innovation with the R&D Tax Credit scheme since 2000. However, when just 42,000 of the UK’s SMEs made any claim last year, and a significant proportion of companies are systematically underclaiming, what has to change […]

Artificial Intelligence In Sales: Is It Worth The Investment?

The International Data Corporation (IDC) recently released its Worldwide Semiannual Cognitive Artificial Intelligence Systems Spending Guide, which predicts that spending on sales process recommendation and automation will reach $1.45 billion this year. David Schubmehl, research director at IDC, noted that:  “Interest and awareness of AI is at a fever pitch. Every industry and every organization […]