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A warning from 2006, CIOs be aware

Demand for automation is an opportunity for CIOs and CTOs, but is not new.

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How will companies manage skills gaps?

More money? More training? More contractors? How are businesses going to cope with the tech skills crisis?

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Women in the workplace and why equity matters

Studies have consistently shown that boosting diversity and gender equity in the workplace benefits organisations and their bottom lines, and researchers have confirmed that having more women in the workplace increases well-being for...

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Employers: workplace training must move with the times or risk losing staff

How immersive technologies can help to upskill and retain staff in the midst of a talent and recruitment crisis.

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Addressing ageism in tech will help to rectify the industry’s digital skills shortage

In this piece, Sam Schofield, Senior Vice President, Global Enterprise Sales at online learning provider Udacity, discusses why an age-diverse workforce is imperative for business success and how tech companies can strive to...

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Africa 2022: Supply Chain and payment revolution

The enactment of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) on January 1st 2021 has sprung a lot of conversations about intercontinental trading. But technology has already overtaken these conversations.

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IT certifications grow in pay, reversing a three-year downward trend

IT certifications are still earning substantially less than non-certified tech skills on average - but the gap may be closing

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Change fatigue: What can businesses do to help employee wellbeing

Employee wellbeing dramatically decreased following the uncertainty the pandemic has caused around the world. Recent data reveals 4 in 5 people have described themselves as being gripped by change fatigue. But what can companies do to...

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How can fast-growth IT businesses secure investment?

Mark Nunny, investor at BGF, has spent the last decade investing in and overseeing the growth strategies of successful tech businesses across a broad range of sectors. Here, he shares exactly how IT companies hoping to appeal to...

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MVX: Making freight shipping easier and coordinated using digital technology in Africa

How a digital freight startup is helping traders tackle ocean freight challenges in Africa.

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How innovative technology can revolutionise recruitment efforts

60% of businesses believe that their reliance on digital skills will increase over the next five years, yet participation in digital skills training has declined. Robert Symons, SVP of Sales EMEA of SmartRecruiters, discusses how...

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Delivering on the post-pandemic promise

A story is vital, but it is not the outcome. As leaders face a new wave of challenges in the wake of Covid-19, realistic delivery will be vital.

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Inclusivity leads to diversity: How men can be better allies for women in tech

A rising proportion of women are developing coding skills compared to the current proportion of female programmers and software developers. Joanna Hodgson, solutions architect lead at Red Hat explains the value that men can bring by...

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Can technology help recruit a diverse and inclusive workforce?

Some organisations are still struggling to embrace D&I, and the problems usually start with the first step: the hiring process. How can enterprises use technology to employ a more diverse workforce?

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Low-code for logistics, coordinating a systematic advantage

What aspects of the way logistics firms use technology makes this sector different – and, crucially, what accelerators can low-code templates and shortcuts bring to the way next-generation logistics software is developed?

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Northern Ireland’s tech sector set to grow, so it does

Northern Ireland is not most people’s idea of the next IT hub about to shine and flourish, but some of the region’s tech roots run deep... and there are new shoots of Shamrock-green development too - the road to Silicon Causeway...

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News roundup: John McAfee dies, Microsoft eyes up Asia expansion, Apple faces German antitrust probe, and more

A round-up of this week’s technology news, including the death of John McAfee, Microsoft’s Asia expansion plans, Apple’s German antitrust probe, and more.

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Metadata gold: Why metadata is the critical underpinning of business

Data is a powerful tool, especially in business. Despite this, and the benefits it can bring, not many business leaders are familiar with data’s counterpart, metadata, and its usefulness. By understanding metadata and adopting a...

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