The past twelve months have seen more businesses take ownership of their data than ever before. Finding ways to exploit and make use of the information they've had in their company all along means they gain insights to improve everything from operations, to staff deployment through to customer service.
This week, all the buzz in the tech world is the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas and stealing the show will be devices you can wear. These devices can be worn on all sorts of your body parts, help you track everything from your fitness, by Fitbit, to the new Google Glass which you can wear to add a digital layer to the real world.
2012 was the year of the smartphone (there are one billion in use and half of the UK population owns one). And now that the world has woken up to the joy of apps, it's inevitable that 2013 will be the year of the tablet. Once again, Apple must be credited for kick-starting the market with the iPad but there are plenty of desirable rivals that can undercut its price.