Author Archives: O2 Business

About O2 Business

The world of converged IT and telecommunications, mobility, hyper-connectivity, apps and cloud technology is O2’s natural habitat. We help small and large organisations find new ways to do things – to offer new experiences to their customers and transform how their people work. We use our own experience and the insights we have gained from working with our customers to push what’s possible. And as part of the global Telefónica group, we’re backed by a wealth of experience and innovation, gathered from more than 300 million customers around the world.

Making the move to digital work

How Surrey and Sussex Police forces reduced paperwork by 2 hours per officer per shift by O2 Business Many of us will have thought “there has to be a better way” during our working days. But bogged down by the pressures of time, money or sometimes skills shortages, change doesn’t always happen. However when an … more »

Network problems? We listen, we learn, we make it better.

by O2 Business Let’s be honest. We only use our smartphones to be more productive – accessing our work calls, emails, and IM’s while we’re in and out of the office, right? Oh, and using Googlemaps to get around. And maybe some Facebook travelling home. And a bit of Instagram posting or music streaming at … more »

Goodordering goes global with O2

Earlier this month, Jacqui Ma, founder of East London bag specialists Goodordering, headed to the Big Apple with Enterprise Nation’s Go Global initiative. On a four-day trade mission for members of the fashion and beauty trade to learn more about doing business in the US, Jacqui needed to ensure she stayed connected on her trip. … more »

Innovate and collaborate to navigate the uncertainty

Billy D’Arcy, Managing Director, Enterprise and Public Sector, Telefonica O2 When I look back at the decisions I’ve made over the years one stands out for me, and that was the decision not to bet on Apple. Now that’s not because I’m cross that I didn’t make Jobs-like millions, but the fact that the odds … more »

Success for our customers means success for us

By Jack Linnett: Product Manager, Telefónica UK The annual Computing Vendor Excellence Awards 2016 was probably the first awards ceremony I’ve been to since age twelve, which would have been a football awards do. Team colours sprayed into my hair, high on Panda Pops and Wham bars. The organisers reminded us of proper awards etiquette, though, … more »

How resilient is your business?

By Ben Kitto: Head of Enterprise Acquisition for Retail, Leisure, Finance and Professional Services, Telefónica UK Just how resilient is your business? Uptime and availability are key metrics for most businesses, due to the need to transact online and keep in contact with their customers 24/7. And resilience relies on strong communications. The key to … more »

Delivering value for money to the public sector - the O2 Value Calculator

By Kelvin Prescott: Business Development Manager, Public Sector Business at O2 Have you ever tried working out which mobile tariff is best for you? Well having done this for my father last month, I can safely say that it’s not easy. There’s lots to think about: how many calls you make, whether you need a … more »

No square pegs in round holes here

By Libby Hunter: Resourcing Business Partner, Telefónica UK Whenever I talk about my role (Resourcing Business Partner), my team (Resourcing) and my department (Human Resources), I’m always sure to remind both myself and whoever I’m speaking to that the “resources” we’re talking about aren’t just another area of company infrastructure or assets – they’re living, … more »