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Supporting the future of work by transforming hybrid working
Thu, 23rd Nov 2023
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data protection
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cloud services
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network infrastructure
At the very minimum, hybrid working should be available, secure and efficient for those who need – or want – to work in this way.
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Tech giants urge Chancellor to boost UK's digital skills for green jobs
Wed, 22nd Nov 2023
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microsoft
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bi
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big data
Tech industry leaders have united with the Institute of Coding to call on the Chancellor to boost UK's digital skillset for green jobs.
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ACS warns of looming tech skills crisis in Australian workforce
Tue, 14th Nov 2023
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edutech
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bi
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big data
The ACS warns of an impending skills crisis in Australia, with 95% of the workforce needing reskilling as AI reshapes roles.
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New study shines spotlight on UK's digital skills gap
Tue, 7th Nov 2023
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edutech
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servicenow
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sports
A ServiceNow study reveals a substantial digital skills gap in the UK, with education not preparing the majority for an AI era.
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UK government allocates £118m to elevate AI skills and development
Thu, 2nd Nov 2023
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public cloud
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aws
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cloud services
UK government unveils ambitious £118m funding boost to enhance national artificial intelligence skills and advance R&D.
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Micro-credentials advance workplace diversity and inclusion
Mon, 30th Oct 2023
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dei
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micro-credentials
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mental health
Micro-credentials are key in enhancing diversity and inclusivity in the commercial landscape and addressing employment issues, says D2L.
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Lumify Group expands portfolio with acquisition of City Desktop Training
Mon, 30th Oct 2023
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it training
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corporate training
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lumify
Lumify Group acquires Australia's leading Adobe end-user training provider, City Desktop Training, expanding its ICT training solutions.
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Offsetting the demand for AI skills in marketing with codeless AI
Fri, 27th Oct 2023
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ml
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martech
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app development
AI has transformed the way businesses create processes and how they communicate with their consumers, specifically in the marketing industry.
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Salesforce partners to uplift Filipino women with digital skills
Mon, 16th Oct 2023
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bi
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big data
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cloud services
Salesforce partners with Ayala Foundation to empower 185 Filipino women in the digital economy, promoting gender inclusivity and closing the digital divide.
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India-UK collaboration: AI park ignites future trade
Thu, 12th Oct 2023
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partner programmes
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it infrastructure
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ai
India's Cabinet Minister underscores AI's pivotal role in boosting India-UK trade at a London summit with a new AI park.
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Cloud technology's potential impact on New Zealand economy
Tue, 10th Oct 2023
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cloud services
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edutech
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bi
AWS research shows that small to medium-sized Kiwi enterprises adopting cloud technology could generate NZ$1.5bn in productivity gains by 2030.
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Splunk’s global impact report reveals major strides for 2023
Mon, 9th Oct 2023
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sustainable it
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data protection
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cybersecurity
Splunk's 2023 Global Impact Report highlights its progress in ethical growth, cybersecurity, sustainability and social impact.
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FDM Group awarded Flexi-job apprenticeship agency status
Thu, 5th Oct 2023
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cloud services
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flexible work
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jobs
The Group has been named on the government’s Flexi-job apprenticeship agencies register, empowering more school leavers into the tech sphere.
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Why existing employees could be the key to closing the cybersecurity skills gap
Wed, 13th Sep 2023
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it training
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cybersecurity
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it departments
Upskilling existing employees offers a faster and potentially more cost-effective strategy to close the skills gap.
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How to combat burnout among payroll professionals
Wed, 6th Sep 2023
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payroll systems
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workplace automation
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productivity
In the face of escalating complications and the need to continuously adapt, payroll professionals are increasingly experiencing burnout.
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Execs estimate 40% of workforce will need to reskill due to AI
Wed, 23rd Aug 2023
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ai
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study
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tech jobs
According to the World Bank, there are 3.4bn people in the global workforce, which means roughly 1.4bn people will likely need to be reskilled in the near term.
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How to attract and retain cyber security talent-Cyber Revolution
Tue, 22nd Aug 2023
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cybersecurity
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it training
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cios
To get ahead of the pack, tech leaders must find new ways to attract and recruit entry-level cybersecurity professionals.
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Fueling innovation in NZ with cloud training and certification
Fri, 18th Aug 2023
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data protection
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it training
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cloud security
To remain competitive and to ensure a return on the tech investment, leaders must equip themselves and their teams with the necessary knowledge and skills.
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Women can bridge the tech talent Gap, a survey reveals
Fri, 4th Aug 2023
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accounting systems
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dei
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digital banking
The lack of women in the tech sector hinders diversity and contributes to the significant skills gap, according to Computer Weekly's survey of tech workers.
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Fortinet joins ITU-D to drive cybersecurity and digital skills development
Thu, 3rd Aug 2023
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firewall
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digital transformation
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network security
Fortinet has announced it has become a member of the International Telecommunication Union Development Sector (ITU-D).
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Why we should listen to Gen-Z's cybersecurity literacy need
Thu, 20th Jul 2023
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network infrastructure
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cybersecurity
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skills shortage
There’s no advancement in IT without cybersecurity at the front, and these young adults have a skill gap in the area.
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Breaking into the data centre sector: Beyond technical expertise
Tue, 18th Jul 2023
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data centre maintenance / management
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colocation
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jobs
As the digital transformation of the global economy progresses, demand for data centres will continue to grow.
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Ngee Ann Poly and AWS launch cloud computing specialisation
Thu, 1st Jun 2023
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edutech
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public cloud
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cloud services
Internships and AWS training and certification programme integration into NP's curriculum to advance local info-communications technology workforce.
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Red Hat introduces Ansible Lightspeed for AI-driven IT automation
Fri, 26th May 2023
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it automation
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partner programmes
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open source
Red Hat has launched Ansible Lightspeed with IBM Watson Code Assistant, a generative AI service to drive automation adoption across organisations.