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Smart Ready® Director Giovanni Laporta: Warts And All Interview – Part 2

Last week I published the first in a two-part special interview with Smart Ready® Director Giovanni Laporta. It gave us an insight into the man himself, his background, how he found his way into the fenestration sector and his own personal motivations. In part 2, we take a wider view of the industry in [...]

By |2022-09-21T15:12:23+01:00September 21st, 2022|Categories: double glazing industry, technology|

Smart Ready® Director Giovanni Laporta: Warts And All Interview – Part 1

A few weeks ago I posed a series of questions to Smart Ready® founder Giovanni Laporta to get his take on himself, the industry, the past and the future. This is the first part of a two-part interview which I think gives an insight into his thought process, his opinions on the industry, as [...]

By |2022-09-15T16:50:58+01:00September 15th, 2022|Categories: double glazing industry, technology|

First TOUCH Portal Ordering System Goes Live At Endurance Doors

Sponsored news from Business Micros Group: Endurance Doors has launched the UK’s first TOUCH Portal live online ordering system, in partnership with the Business Micros Group. TOUCH Portal is the first truly end-to-end online ordering system in the window and door market – seamlessly managing an order all the way from retail enquiry to [...]

By |2022-08-18T23:03:57+01:00August 18th, 2022|Categories: Business Micros, Endurance Doors, technology|

Ultion Nuki Review: Smart Door Tech That Actually Fits Into Home Life

When it comes to smart tech of any kind, it is the tech that provides a tangible benefit to daily life. Smartphones are an obvious example. Smart lighting and heating that learns your living patterns so as not to overdo it on the utility bills. When it makes a genuine difference to how people [...]

By |2022-07-14T22:37:30+01:00July 14th, 2022|Categories: double glazing industry, Reviews, technology|

Adoption Of Smart Window And Door Technology Should Be Far More Advanced

Last week, Alex Dutton from Brisant Secure came to see us at our place to begin our journey with Ultion Nuki. This is Brisant’s newest iteration of smart lock and one that has been designed to be even more installation-friendly, and provide more compatibility with a range of existing smart home systems. I will [...]

By |2022-06-28T23:18:00+01:00June 28th, 2022|Categories: double glazing industry, technology|

Making Your Space Partners With Business Micros Group

This is a sponsored article by Business Micros: The breadth of expertise within the Business Micros Group, and its reputation as the industry’s number one software provider, meant it was always the first choice to partner with Making Your Space when the company was planning its high-profile launch into the premium garden room and [...]

By |2022-02-08T14:31:11+00:00February 8th, 2022|Categories: Business Micros, technology|

Safestyle UK Hit By Major Cyber Attack

In the same week as posting a new trading update, Safestyle UK has been hit by a major cyber attack. According to reports the attack is suspected to originate from Russia. It has left the company with a number of difficulties with a growing number of customers becoming frustrated and venting on social media [...]

By |2022-02-02T16:48:50+00:00January 29th, 2022|Categories: double glazing industry, technology|

Put Your Business In Control With Onsite 7 Job Management Software

This is a sponsored article by Onsite 7: As the industry boom continues, it’s never been more important for installers to operate as efficiently as possible. Rhys Hoddinott, CEO at Onsite 7, says: “Job management software is an effective tool in helping installers stay in control of their businesses. We know from customer feedback [...]

By |2021-11-12T11:14:48+00:00November 12th, 2021|Categories: Onsite 7, technology|

Big Boost For Business Micros TOUCH Vendor Quoting Software

This is a sponsored article by Business Micros: The Business Micros Group has added some valuable new features to its TOUCH Vendor software for installers, ahead of the upcoming launch of its accompanying TOUCH Portal software for fabricators and fully integrated TOUCH Connect option. TOUCH Vendor is a lead generation and quoting tool for [...]

By |2021-09-27T22:53:43+01:00September 27th, 2021|Categories: Business Micros, technology|

Building Customer Trust With Onsite 7

This is a sponsored article by Onsite 7: Onsite 7 has rapidly developed a reputation for being the most user-friendly and comprehensive job management system on the market today. But many installers are also reporting other benefits beyond the job management system. One of these is the professional polish it gives a business and [...]

By |2021-09-23T14:14:54+01:00September 23rd, 2021|Categories: Onsite 7, technology|

Value Added Features From Onsite 7 Job Management Software

This is a sponsored article by Onsite 7: Onsite 7 is the simple but incredibly powerful cloud-based system that is fast gaining a reputation for being the easiest and most comprehensive job management system on the market. But as Rhys Hoddinott, CEO at Onsite 7 says, there’s a lot more to it than first [...]

By |2021-07-27T13:44:05+01:00July 27th, 2021|Categories: Onsite 7, technology|

FENEX Welcomes Ben Allen As New Business Development Manager

The team at fenestration industry disruptors FENEX continues to grow as the sector’s first virtual expo platform welcomes the very talented Ben Allen as their new Business Development Manager. Ben joins a growing team at FENEX which is changing how the fenestration sector connects both with itself and the public, as well as providing [...]

By |2021-05-24T21:00:06+01:00May 24th, 2021|Categories: double glazing industry, technology|

ASSA ABLOY Provides Statement In Response To Trademark Decision

In response to the story published last week about ASSA ABLOY losing their trademark case, the company has provided a statement: As the global leader in access solutions, ASSA ABLOY both create and embrace new technology, none more so than in the Smart security market where the organisation has successfully sold products since 2012 [...]

By |2021-05-24T10:39:55+01:00May 24th, 2021|Categories: business, double glazing industry, technology|

Onsite 7 Job Management Software Proving Its Worth With Installers

This is a sponsored article by Onsite 7: Onsite 7, the job management software designed for the trade by the trade has been gaining plaudits with installers due to the numerous benefits it can deliver to businesses. Justin Grafton-Holt, Managing Director of B&P Windows in Wakefield recently signed up to Onsite 7 and says: [...]

By |2021-05-20T16:45:51+01:00May 20th, 2021|Categories: Onsite 7, technology|

There Is A Tech Race In UK Fenestration

Whether you have realised it or not, technology is now running the fenestration sector. Social media plays a central role in almost every company. Email, chat apps and Teams/Zoom are the main ways we communicate with each other and with the public. Video is a rapidly growing part of the marketing landscape in this [...]

By |2021-05-08T12:13:01+01:00April 26th, 2021|Categories: double glazing industry, technology|

Compusoft To Aquire First Degree Systems

This is a statement from First Degree Systems: Compusoft Group, a leading global visual CPQ provider, today announced an agreement to acquire First Degree Systems (FDS). The acquisition of First Degree Systems, the leading UK provider of software solutions for the window and door industry, will add to the previous acquisition of Soft Tech [...]

By |2021-04-21T15:44:26+01:00April 21st, 2021|Categories: business, technology|
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