Digital Skills stories
UK's digital skill gap tackled by Institute of Coding's courses
Despite misconceptions, UK’s digital skills confidence crisis; addressing cost and time barriers with free, flexible courses to boost tech capabilities.
Netsafe launches online safety programme for seniors in New Zealand
Netsafe, a charitable organisation in New Zealand, has launched 'Get Set Up for Safety', a nationwide initiative to equip senior citizens with skills to combat online threats such as fraud and scams.
Udemy introduces AI-driven thematic analysis to bolster group learning
Udemy unveils an AI-powered thematic analysis tool aimed at enriching cohort learning experiences, driving greater collaboration, and enhancing cross-functional comprehension on its online education platform.
Grok Academy appoints Martha McKeen as Chief Strategy Officer
Grok Academy names former Commonwealth Bank exec Martha McKeen as Chief Strategy Officer, bolstering efforts to address Australia's tech skills shortage through teacher resourcing and student engagement.
UK pay rises to slow amid economic uncertainty, warns CIPD
Amid economic jitters, the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) forecasts a noteworthy fall in UK salary increments from 5% to 4% this year, despite reviving business confidence.
Lumify Learn launches Academic Accelerator to address IT skill gap in Australia
Lumify Learn launches Academic Accelerator to bridge Australia's IT skills gap, offering an alternative, flexible, and affordable path to a traditional higher education in ICT, amidst a shortage crisis.
HSBC survey reveals businesses value human touch in AI era
HSBC survey shows a significant majority of businesses see the human touch as key, despite fears AI may cost jobs in the future.
Certinia report examines motivation in consultants
A new survey by Certinia has revealed the key differences between US and APAC business consultants' motivations.
50th graduate from DC designer pathway programme
B&W Engineering, a global leader in data centre design, enrols its 50th graduate into their comprehensive Global Graduate Pathway Programme, paving a clear career path for new talent.
Egress & Make-A-Wish UK forge innovative tech partnership
Cybersecurity firm Egress announces a partnership with Make-A-Wish UK, donating 23 computers and providing tech skills to boost the charity's digital infrastructure.
Digital skills academy launched for UK tech entrepreneurs
Barclays has initiated the Eagle Labs Academy, a free digital platform to foster and equip UK's future tech entrepreneurs.
CEOs fear AI & climate change could sink firms – report
Global CEOs voice rising concern over long-term corporate sustainability, citing advancements in AI and climate disruption, as per PwC survey.
DPA spotlights need for digital support in teaching
The Digital Poverty Alliance's latest white paper sheds light on the urgent need for digital skill training among teachers.
New research uncovers influences on talent in 'AI age'
New research by Handshake reveals shifting dynamics in early talent attraction, with 55% deterred by negative company reviews and 48% drawn to roles incorporating AI tools.
AI chatbots posing risks of terrorism incitement – expert
AI chatbots could potentially radicalise new waves of violent extremists, underscoring the need for revised terrorism laws.
Many organisations still lack formal IT security training in 2024
In 2024, over 30% of organisations fail to execute cybersecurity drills regularly, and 40% lack proper IT security training.
Digital skills improvement lags due to tech demands, says CIM study
Evolving technology demands widen skills gap amid digital competences improvement in most industries, states CIM report.
Debate sparks over UK's 'Productivity Agenda' & role of digitalisation
Productivity Agenda debate intensifies amid discussions on the role of digitalisation in boosting UK's productivity growth.
Fortune 500 firm wins International Cyber League Financial Cup 2023
An undisclosed Fortune 500 firm has triumphed in the International Cyber League Financial Cup 2023, a global cybersecurity contest.
Unleashing migrant tech talent to combat Australia's skills gap
A guide by Settlement Services International and the Australian Computer Society reveals how migrant tech talent could help Australia address its 60,000 strong tech skills deficit.
Digital skills deficit hampers Australia's construction sector progress
Australia's construction sector struggles with digital skill gaps, causing inefficiencies, delays, and increased project costs.
NSW launches initiative to bridge projected digital skills gap by 2030
NSW launches pioneering venture, the Digital Skills and Workforce Compact, to address expected 85,000 digital worker shortfall by 2030.
UK tech leaders discuss digital skills crisis at Parliament Street Summit
At Parliament Street Summit, UK tech leaders debated the urgency of Britain's digital skills gap and potential solutions.
Fortifying business defences through crucial cybersecurity training
As Australia's digital landscape has evolved, so too have the cyber-attacks that work to bypass security technology by preying on human error.