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'12 Million' Of Us Lacking Digital Survival Skills, Claims Study
Go.On UK, a charity set up to promote digital skills, raises spectre of huge and on-going 'digital divide.'
Broader Skills Required In Government, Claims NAO
The National Audit Office (NAO) executive leader of digital and innovation Sally Howes claims more skills are required for the UK government’s digital transformation.
Charity Calls For “Systemic Approach” To Digital Skills
UK digital skills charity Citizens Online has called upon the government to change the way it provides skills training and support for the 6.8m adults in the country not yet online.
Deputy Government CTO Appointed
The UK government has appointed Magnus Falk as deputy CTO to support CTO Liam Maxwell.
Does The UK Have Enough Big Data Nous?
Time to switch specialisms? The average pay packet for big data professionals has reached £55,000 – 24% more than the average IT position, says SAS.
Does The UK Risk Making Itself Irrelevant In The 21st Century?
ITProPortal spoke to Justin Lyon, CEO of Simudyne ahead of his upcoming talk at the NextGen 2014 conference. Justin spoke about why the UK risks making itself irrelevant in the Twenty-first Century.
Government Introduces New Digital Skills Qualifications
The UK government, along with industry, has backed a new set of qualifications aimed at supplying the demand for workers with skills required to perform in a digital job.
Government Promises To Help Small Businesses Get Online
The UK government has launched its Do More Online campaign which includes a £2m investment for Local Enterprise Partnerships to help micro-businesses and sole traders increase their online presence.
Is 'Digital Poverty' Killing Off Promising Startups?
According to an independent survey of UK entrepreneurs, so-called “digital poverty” was the main reasons why businesses fail.
London Assembly Expresses Concern Over Silicon Roundabout Skills Gap
All looking good - but Fiona Twycross AM, Chair of the London Assembly Economy Committee, says there are definitely issues that need to be addressed to maintain the capital's positive tech momentum.
Opinion: Can We Cope With Millennial Workers Or Not?
Paul Hampton, Senior Director of Product Marketing at ECM specialist Alfresco, thinks collaboration could be the key.
Opinion: Who Says It's Your Fault Your Digitally Behind?
Kevin Young, Vice President and General Manager, EMEA at e-skills leader Skillsoft, says the onus is on the employer to sort this out.
Opinion: Why You Should Care About The Digital Divide
Hilary Stephenson, managing director at digital agency Sigma, discusses digital skills, connectivity, and accessibility, and the steps we need to be taking to ensure successful digital inclusion.
Parents Unaware Of IT Curriculum Changes
Most parents (60%) are either unaware or unsure of changes to the computing curriculum occurring this month, according to new research.
UK Start-Up: 'We Have Solution To Challenge Of Digital Skills Training'
Kuato's director of learning and managing director, David Miller and Mark Horneff, explain how the UK can take full benefit of the technological job explosion.
What Did The Tech Sector Make Of The November Spending Review?
Industry professionals share their thoughts and analysis of how the technology sector will be affected by last week's news from the Chancellor.

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