Market Research RSS Feedshttp://www.djsresearch.co.ukMarket Research RSS FeedsSun, 26 Jun 2022 00:38:40 BST 72% of business leaders say their companies have started to use mobile technology and cloud, reveals survey 72% of business leaders say their companies have started to use mobile technology and cloud: A recent study into which technologies are most prominently used by businesses has found that 72% have adopted mobile technology and cloud. Furthermore, almost half (48%) are using IoT (Internet of Things); the third most used technology, according to the polling. The study by BluQube polled UK business leaders and uncovered the most used technologies in UK business. The survey also found that just 13% of business leaders use robotics and interoperable systems. When looking at the reasons behind using new types of technology, 65% cited 'improved efficiency' as a key factor; with 44% saying it 'saved them money. In addition, 39% said the move to a more digital way of working helped with their customers' experience. There have been some big changes in the type and amount of technology used, according to the research, with 76% saying they sped up digital development due to the pandemic. Furthermore, 36% of business leaders said that the introduction of new technologies has helped with remote or hybrid working. Improved sustainability was cited as a key benefit by 36% of business leaders, with 32% saying improved transparency is a main factor in adopting a more digital way of working. In addition, 27% of business leaders found their employee engagement increased when using more technologies. Augmented reality is a relatively new technology, however, more than a fifth (21%) of business leaders said they have started to use it in their business. Furthermore, artificial intelligence and machine learning have seen an increase in use, with three in 10 saying they are now using the technologies. Simon Kearsley, Chief Executive of BluQube, said: 'By using the right innovative technologies to automate and streamline time-consuming, repetitive tasks, businesses can unlock the true potential of their staff, and free up team time and headspace to focus on the more strategic tasks.' http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/72percent-of-business-leaders-say-their-companies-have-started-to-use-mobile-technology-and-cloud-reveals-survey-05134 http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/72percent-of-business-leaders-say-their-companies-have-started-to-use-mobile-technology-and-cloud-reveals-survey-05134 Two-fifths of adults own and use a voice-activated personal assistant or smart speaker device, finds survey Two-fifths of adults own and use a voice-activated personal assistant or smart speaker device: A survey of households in England has found that two-fifths (39%) of adults own and use a voice-activated personal assistant or smart speaker device. It also revealed details about other technology owned and used by people liv‌ing in England. http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/Two-fifths-of-adults-own-and-use-a-voice-activated-personal-assistant-or-smart-speaker-device-finds-survey-05114 http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/Two-fifths-of-adults-own-and-use-a-voice-activated-personal-assistant-or-smart-speaker-device-finds-survey-05114 Seven out of 10 IT employers are finding it difficult to recruit staff with adequate digital skills, finds survey Seven out of 10 IT employers are finding it difficult to recruit staff with adequate digital skills: A survey of IT employers has found that 69% are finding it difficult to recruit staff with adequate digital skills, with more than three-quarters (77%) stating that their company is facing a digital skills gap. http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/Seven-out-of-10-IT-employers-are-finding-it-difficult-to-recruit-staff-with-adequate-digital-skills-finds-survey-05130 http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/Seven-out-of-10-IT-employers-are-finding-it-difficult-to-recruit-staff-with-adequate-digital-skills-finds-survey-05130 79% of senior tech decision makers are planning to increase MACH investment, finds survey 79% of senior tech decision makers are planning to increase MACH investment: Research into the adoption of MACH architecture has revealed that 79% of businesses polled in the U.K., U.S., and Germany are intending to increase MACH elements 'over the next 12 months and beyond', while more than a quarter (27%) report they are expecting to do so in the next year. http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/79percent-of-senior-tech-decision-makers-are-planning-to-increase-MACH-investment-finds-survey-05086 http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/79percent-of-senior-tech-decision-makers-are-planning-to-increase-MACH-investment-finds-survey-05086 Half UK companies are seeking to hire more IT professionals, finds survey Half UK companies are seeking to hire more IT professionals: A survey of UK companies has found that nearly half (46%) have plans to hire more IT staff, with 45% saying they are looking to recruit new tech staff in the next year. http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/Half-UK-companies-are-seeking-to-hire-more-IT-professionals-finds-survey-05046 http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/Half-UK-companies-are-seeking-to-hire-more-IT-professionals-finds-survey-05046 Technical recruiters are hiring more software developers from non-academic backgrounds, finds global survey Technical recruiters are hiring more software developers from non-academic backgrounds: A global survey of technical recruiters and software developers by CoderPad and CodinGame, has found that the number of recruiters hiring developers from non-academic backgrounds has risen to 39% from just under a quarter (23%) last year. http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/Technical-recruiters-are-hiring-more-software-developers-from-non-academic-backgrounds-finds-global-survey-05042 http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/Technical-recruiters-are-hiring-more-software-developers-from-non-academic-backgrounds-finds-global-survey-05042 Frontline workers say technology can help reduce their stress, reveals survey Frontline workers say technology can help reduce their stress: A survey of frontline workers around the world has found that technology is the third most desirable factor when considering reducing their stress, after better wages and paid time off. http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/Frontline-workers-say-technology-can-help-reduce-their-stress-reveals-survey-05016 http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/Frontline-workers-say-technology-can-help-reduce-their-stress-reveals-survey-05016 Nearly half employees polled admit to sharing workplace passwords, reveals survey. Nearly half employees polled admit to sharing workplace passwords: A survey has revealed that nearly half the professionals polled have shared their passwords in or out of the workplace, with email being the most common way for employees to share their details. http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/Nearly-half-employees-polled-admit-to-sharing-workplace-passwords-reveals-survey-04903 http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/Nearly-half-employees-polled-admit-to-sharing-workplace-passwords-reveals-survey-04903 Nearly four in 10 businesses reported cyber security breaches or attacks in the last 12 months, reveals survey Nearly four in 10 businesses reported cyber security breaches or attacks in the last 12 months: A survey has revealed that 39% of businesses had a cyber security breach or attack over the last year, with over a quarter (26%) of charities facing the same problem. http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/Nearly-four-in-10-businesses-reported-cyber-security-breaches-or-attacks-in-the-last-12-months-reveals-survey-04893 http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/Nearly-four-in-10-businesses-reported-cyber-security-breaches-or-attacks-in-the-last-12-months-reveals-survey-04893 A third of social media users don’t trust apps with their data after concerns about data security, reveals survey A third of social media users don't trust apps with their data after concerns about data security: A survey has revealed that 33% of people who use social media platforms have security concerns when it comes to the apps they use. http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/A-third-of-social-media-users-dont-trust-apps-with-their-data-after-concerns-about-data-security-reveals-survey-04855 http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/A-third-of-social-media-users-dont-trust-apps-with-their-data-after-concerns-about-data-security-reveals-survey-04855 Coding revealed to be top skill learned during Covid-19 lockdowns, according to poll Coding revealed to be top skill learned during Covid-19 lockdowns: According to the results of a recent poll, more than half the people who were looking to upskill during the pandemic, chose coding (or other software developing) in a bid to improve their employment and career opportunities. http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/Coding-revealed-to-be-top-skill-learned-during-Covid-19-lockdowns-according-to-poll-04843 http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/Coding-revealed-to-be-top-skill-learned-during-Covid-19-lockdowns-according-to-poll-04843 Three-quarters of tech talent would work for a start-up in 2021, according to poll Three-quarters of tech talent would work for a start-up in 2021: A survey of people employed in tech roles has revealed that nearly three-quarters would consider working for a start-up business in 2021. http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/Three-quarters-of-tech-talent-would-work-for-a-start-up-in-2021-according-to-poll-04819 http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/Three-quarters-of-tech-talent-would-work-for-a-start-up-in-2021-according-to-poll-04819 Seven out of 10 software developers believe digital transformation 'more of a priority' since Covid-19, reveals survey Seven out of 10 software developers believe digital transformation 'more of a priority' since Covid-19: A survey of software developers polled in an industry survey has revealed that 70% believe that the digital transformation of their organisation has become more of a priority since the outbreak of Covid-19. http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/Seven-out-of-10-software-developers-believe-digital-transformation-more-of-a-priority-since-Covid-19-reveals-survey-04751 http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/Seven-out-of-10-software-developers-believe-digital-transformation-more-of-a-priority-since-Covid-19-reveals-survey-04751 Three-quarters of public sector data leaders have had to cut their in-house data team due to Covid-19, reveals survey Three-quarters of public sector data leaders have had to cut their in-house data team due to Covid-19: A survey of data leaders in the UK has found that three-quarters (76%) working in the public sector have downsized their in-house data teams as a result of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/Three-quarters-of-public-sector-data-leaders-have-had-to-cut-their-in-house-data-team-due-to-Covid-19-reveals-survey-04732 http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/Three-quarters-of-public-sector-data-leaders-have-had-to-cut-their-in-house-data-team-due-to-Covid-19-reveals-survey-04732 Seven out of 10 of teachers are more prepared for offering 'hybrid' learning as a result of Covid-19 pandemic, reveals survey Seven out of 10 of teachers are more prepared for offering 'hybrid learning' as a result of Covid-19 pandemic: A piece of research questioning primary and secondary school teachers has found that the majority are now more prepared for providing hybrid learning, with 69% 'confident in accessing the right skills'. Three in 10, however said they are not confident. http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/Seven-out-of-10-of-teachers-are-more-prepared-for-offering-hybrid-learning-as-a-result-of-Covid-19-pandemic-reveals-survey-04728 http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/Seven-out-of-10-of-teachers-are-more-prepared-for-offering-hybrid-learning-as-a-result-of-Covid-19-pandemic-reveals-survey-04728 One in five parents do not have parental controls set up on their child's smartphone, reveals survey One in five parents do not have parental controls set up on their child's smartphone: A survey of parents has found that a fifth (22%) do not have any parental controls set up on their child's smartphone - however, many are concerned about the safety of their child when using the internet. http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/One-in-five-parents-do-not-have-parental-controls-set-up-on-their-childs-smartphone-reveals-survey-04680 http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/One-in-five-parents-do-not-have-parental-controls-set-up-on-their-childs-smartphone-reveals-survey-04680 60% of Brits are fearful of autonomous AI, reveals poll 60% of Brits are fearful of autonomous AI, reveals poll: A survey of people in the UK has revealed that there are still issues of trust when it comes to artificial intelligence, with 60% of respondents reporting reservations about the fact that AI systems can operate without the need for human interaction. This percentage is even higher when it comes to the over 55s, at 70%. http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/60percent-of-Brits-are-fearful-of-autonomous-AI-reveals-poll-04671 http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/60percent-of-Brits-are-fearful-of-autonomous-AI-reveals-poll-04671 Third of IT experts believe Government's COVID-19 tracing app will not be useful in containing virus, according to survey Third of IT experts believe Government's COVID-19 tracing app will not be useful in containing virus: A survey of IT experts has revealed insight into how well they believe the Government's UK coronavirus contact tracing app will perform in helping halt the spread of COVID-19. http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/Third-of-IT-experts-believe-Governments-COVID-19-tracing-app-will-not-be-useful-in-containing-virus-according-to-survey-04628 http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/Third-of-IT-experts-believe-Governments-COVID-19-tracing-app-will-not-be-useful-in-containing-virus-according-to-survey-04628 Research reveals the Google searches we’re making during COVID-19 lockdown (as well as those we’re not…) Research reveals the Google searches we're making during COVID-19 lockdown: With life as we knew it paused for a while and the nation adjusting to a new sense of reality, research has revealed the Google searches we're making during lockdown. http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/Research-reveals-the-Google-searches-were-making-during-COVID-19-lockdown-as-well-as-those-were-not-04609 http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/Research-reveals-the-Google-searches-were-making-during-COVID-19-lockdown-as-well-as-those-were-not-04609 Nearly two thirds of Brits fear their home smart devices could be hacked, reveals survey Nearly two thirds of Brits fear their home smart devices could be hacked: A survey by specialist insurer, Ecclesiastical, has revealed that 64% of people in the UK have concerns that the smart devices they use in their home might be hacked. http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/Nearly-two-thirds-of-Brits-fear-their-home-smart-devices-could-be-hacked-reveals-survey-04555 http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/Nearly-two-thirds-of-Brits-fear-their-home-smart-devices-could-be-hacked-reveals-survey-04555