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Students pursue digital skills to improve careers

Standout findings include that two fifths (41%) of students in England can currently code or are learning to, and almost a third (27%) can do so in more than one language.
The figures for learning to code across Scotland, Wales & Northern Ireland were 38%, 32% and 25% respectively.

Ways Cybersecurity Is Key To Business Growth

Cybersecurity can feel a bit like navigating a minefield – while the ground is
constantly shifting beneath your feet. New technologies, evolving business needs
and an ever-expanding attack surface can mean securing all areas of a business
turns into a bit of a headache for organizations while they attempt to keep pace
with threats that are increasingly sophisticated and harder to predict.

Accelerating Digital Transformation

“Digital transformation efforts have experienced a marked acceleration over the past two years, and we see no indications of a slowdown,” said Kara Sprague, EVP, and GM, App Delivery, F5.

CIAM Without Compromise

Here in the UK, CIAM is playing a central role in maintaining trusted relationships with consumers online. In fact, 78% of the 200 UK and Ireland respondents who took part in a recent WSO2 and Vanson Bourne research study said they are already using an identity and access management platform (IAM), with 67% utilizing a customer identity and access management platform (CIAM).

Jellysmack And Best-In-Class Tech

Global creator company Jellysmack demonstrates its commitment to international expansion and best-in-class tech with the hiring of seasoned executive Thierry Bedos as Chief Technology Officer. Bedos brings over 25 years of experience and deep knowledge of growing multi-billion dollar tech businesses.

Nasstar To Transform Smart Ticketing System For Rail Delivery Group

Nasstar is working with the Rail Delivery Group to transform smart ticketing across Britain with a new serverless smart ticketing solution. The cloud-based platform running on Amazon Web Services (AWS) has been designed to be future-proofed and this new iteration of the smart ticketing infrastructure modernizes the existing technology stack further.

New IoT Leasing Service

Inmarsat has launched a new IoT spectrum leasing service for satellite IoT start-ups and organizations providing IoT solutions over satellite. The IoT Leasing service provides IoT solution providers with the ability to build flexible, virtual satellite networks harnessing Inmarsat’s ELERA global L-band network, the leading satellite network for the internet of things.

From Credit Cards To Mobile Payment  

Plaid, the open finance data network, and payments platform have appointed Ripsy Bandourian as its first Head of Europe as it continues to rapidly expand across the continent. Based in Amsterdam, Ripsy will lead the business strategy and operations for Plaid’s Europe arm as it moves into its next stage of growth. 

The Digital Transformation Fast-Track 

According to analyst Gartner, customers expect companies to accelerate digital initiatives due to COVID-19 and all industries are experiencing widespread digitisation. In turn, this is accelerating the adoption of thousands of new APIs.

The Heroes Of Technology

We tend to worship great business leaders, but there are thousands of innovators whose ideas — from tiny features to complicated algorithms — have made our lives easier, healthier, safer, and more convenient. Meet Hidden Heroes, a new publication designed to tell their stories and pay them the tribute they deserve.

The GDPR: Building A More Secure Digital Europe

We are now almost four years on since the GDPR was first introduced. At the time, it was cited to be one of the most profound changes to data protection laws globally, holding organisations directly accountable for the information they store, process and share. It was essentially one of the biggest changes we have seen since the 1998 Data Protection Act, and businesses all looked at how they could comply to avoid hefty fines.

Overcoming The Biases: A Data Or A People Problem

Bias is a people problem, but it can influence data in a big way. Bias is a natural component of the human thought process and as such can be inherently embedded within data and the stories it tells. Data patterns and algorithms are created by people and consequently often mimic human behaviours.

Fast ‘n’ Fibre – Is Your Business Being Hoodwinked?

These days it is almost a given that if you want to run a successful business (of any size), you need an internet connection that can give you increased data speeds along with reliability and dependable performance. Organisations generate massive amounts of data, they are much busier in the cloud and an increasingly remote workforce needs to be addressed. Currently, it is not always clear what you are paying for. Which technology is actually “fast” and which is “fibre”? What is it that your organisation actually needs?