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1811, 2016

Infographic – IT Industry Facts, Stats and Trends

November 18th, 2016|Categories: Know-How, Uncategorized|

Global IT spending in 2016 is similar to 2015 and there is a forecasted growth of 2,5%-3% per year by 2020.

The global IT services market has grown by 3,7% in 2016 in comparison to 2015 whilst the software market has grown by 5,8% according to Gartner.

Check our infographic and see which industries are investing more […]

2706, 2016

Mobile Strategy in Insurance – Where to Start?

June 27th, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|

As most employees and customers interact via mobile devices nowadays, mobile strategies become priorities for insurers as a primary means of accessing and providing information and interact with customers and employees.

Not to forget that customers want the same experience from insurers as they have with retailers, bankers or travelling agencies.

Mobile creates great opportunities in terms […]

2106, 2016

Upgrading to a mature e-Commerce technology platform

June 21st, 2016|Categories: e-Commerce, Uncategorized|

If you are a growing online business you might face challenges with your existing e-Commerce platforms, which may mean you’ve outgrown your platform and an upgrade is required.

Reasons to consider upgrading to a new e-Commerce technology platform

  • Downtime and revenue loss triggered by high traffic volumes: All of the merchants we interviewed experienced growing traffic volumes, driven […]
1406, 2016

Developing Efficient Software Projects Using Cloud Computing, Part 1

June 14th, 2016|Categories: cloud|

Selecting the Right Cloud Platform

Not all cloud platforms are the same. Application developers have become increasingly savvy about the cloud and the options now available to them. But most of today’s cloud solutions are essentially “one-size-fits-all,” requiring developers to sacrifice one, or more, aspects of their cloud computing requirements – whether it’s cost, preferred provider […]

206, 2016

How do UK Public Sector Organisations Evaluate and Choose IT Services Partners

June 2nd, 2016|Categories: cloud, Know-How, News, Outsourcing|

Since we have recently become an approved public sector supplier for the UK Public Sector as part of the UK Digital Outcomes and Specialists (DOS) Framework we had the opportunity to explore in more details the public sector buyer personas, their project roadmaps and their expectations from strategic IT services partners in terms of […]

106, 2016

Euro IT Group Acknowledged as Approved Supplier for the Public Sector on the UK Digital Marketplace

June 1st, 2016|Categories: News, Outsourcing|

Euro IT Group is delighted to announce that it has secured a place on the UK Digital Outcomes and Specialists (DOS) Framework designed for the UK organisations to supply digital services to the UK public sector. This follows the recent G-Cloud accreditation received a few months back. As part of G-Cloud 7, Euro […]

1605, 2016

Sharepoint capabilities that generate business value in insurance

May 16th, 2016|Categories: Insurance|

To improve performance, innovate fast and sell more at optimum costs, insurers need to ensure that all relevant internal and external stakeholders are empowered to collaborate and that they have access to all relevant information. That involves complex and diversified processes and procedures, integration and data consolidation.

Microsoft Office SharePoint is one of the best tools […]

2004, 2016

e-Commerce Marketing Tactics that Work

April 20th, 2016|Categories: e-Commerce|

E-Commerce marketers should carefully craft strategies based on a combination of owned, paid and earned marketing tactics. They need to reach customers on their preferred communication channels, be mobile and responsive. They need to have a very effective SEO strategy to be easily found online, a compelling website experience and offering to make visitors convert […]

803, 2016

Telecom 2020 – Infographic

March 8th, 2016|Categories: Mobile - Telecom|

The telecom industry will continue to play a central role in addressing a whole range of social, economic challenges or issues. “By working together, the mobile industry is truly connecting everyone and everything to a better future. That must be at the forefront in everything we do role of mobile technology in improving tomorrow’s society”.

The

1802, 2016

How to Increase Productivity in Software Development Teams

February 18th, 2016|Categories: Know-How|

Maximizing productivity in software development

Since good developers’ time is precious, IT outsourcing companies must implement best practices and use at maximum the tools available to help them increase the productivity of each team member and enable the team to deliver with maximum results.

To achieve this, there are various tactics that could be used.

Make employee retention […]

1002, 2016

Top Ecommerce Trends to Watch in 2016

February 10th, 2016|Categories: e-Commerce|

Online Shopping up by 45% in 2016

U.S. Online Shoppers will spend $327 billion in 2016, up 45% from $226 billion in 2015.

  1. Smartphone revenues to overtake desktop revenues

By the end of 2015 the mobile share of global e-Commerce transaction was over 40%, according to Criteo and is expected to grow to 70% by 2017.

By […]

2101, 2016

e-Commerce and the cloud – an undeniable fit

January 21st, 2016|Categories: e-Commerce|

Moving to cloud computing

It is not just about improving the underlying technology, there are various business reasons that should drive retailers/e-Commerce players towards the cloud too. Every e-Commerce business these days is under pressure of doing less with more and in such circumstances there’s pressure to maximise the return on investment throughout the entire operation.

Naturally, […]

1801, 2016

The business case for existing retailers launching their e-Commerce operations

January 18th, 2016|Categories: e-Commerce|

Due to the huge growth potential of the e-Commerce market, most retailers start to see the benefits of being online and are now tapping into e-Commerce. Furthermore, anyone who has ambitious growth plans can easily see that the start-up costs for establishing an e-Commerce business are far less than expanding the business in new […]

501, 2016

e-Commerce websites that convert: #1 General Tips and Tricks

January 5th, 2016|Categories: e-Commerce|

As part of the e-commerce eGuide we’ve recently launched, we provided various tips and tricks that help you improve your e-Commerce website conversion rates. Everything from your server performance to UX, graphic design, product descriptions, images or buttons to the checkout process can significantly influence your conversion rates. We refer to all the the tactics you could […]

1612, 2015

We have just released the 2015 version of the e-Commerce eGuide

December 16th, 2015|Categories: e-Commerce|

We have launched a comprehensive eGuide designed to inspire those who want to embark on the e-commerce journey, either  new entrants to the market or established retailers that want to take advantage of e-commerce opportunities or get an overview of the latest trends.

Companies who already have an e-commerce presence can also benefit from this eGuide, as […]

1412, 2015

Cloud Services from Euro IT Group available on G-Cloud

December 14th, 2015|Categories: cloud|

Euro IT Group is now a G-Cloud provider

(14th of December 2015, London): Euro IT Group, a premier technology consulting firm, has been awarded inclusion for provision of cloud services and solutions in the UK Government G-Cloud 7. Euro IT Group provides a diversified range of IT application technological skills based on the know how of […]

812, 2015

Our Team Won an Award at TechCrunch’s Disrupt London 2015 Hackathon

December 8th, 2015|Categories: Know-How|

As we love challenges, we had a team of three engineers hacking at TechCrunch’s Disrupt London 2015 Hackathon.

TechCrunch Hackathon

Our team had lots of fun and in less than 24 hours created a mobile application that offers discounts for customers, identified through NFC technology, using the Clover […]

412, 2015

Insurance – Using Open Source Analytics Dashboards to Support Better Decision Making Process

December 4th, 2015|Categories: Insurance|

Data and Analytics are transforming the decision making process in all organisations. In the last years, organisations made significant investments in business intelligence systems to get access to organised data, to optimise their processes and improve performance.

One PWC survey shows that over 70% of insurers changed the way they take strategic decisions. They now look at newer, more […]

2711, 2015

e-Commerce business case for an existing retailer

November 27th, 2015|Categories: e-Commerce|

Taking advantage of the huge growth potential in e-Commerce

Due to the huge growth potential of the e-Commerce market, most retailers start to see the benefits of being online and are now tapping into the e-Commerce. Furthermore, anyone who has ambitious growth plans can easily see that the start-up costs for establishing an eCommerce […]

2411, 2015

E-Commerce Market Worldwide

November 24th, 2015|Categories: e-Commerce|

The e-Commerce market is growing rapidly worldwide, with Retailers moving online and e-Commerce players beginning to see the benefits of physical stores.

e-Commerce sales worldwide will reach $1.7 trillion by the end of 2015, from $1.471 trillion in 2014 (20% increase in comparison to 2013).

The growth rate is higher for B2B e-Commerce (34%) and […]