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Park Place Technologies flying Irish students to US for Women in STEM initiative

The data centre maintenance company has partnered with I Wish (Inspiring Women In STEM) to attract young women to careers in technology The UK STEM industry is in the throes of a skills shortage estimated to be costing the country £1.5 billion annually. While women represent 47 percent of the UK workforce, just 12 percent… Read More


Half of UK CIOs fear IT talent scarcity post-Brexit

As UK firms wrangle with uncertainty caused by Brexit delays, CIOs fear that a dearth of tech talent is on the horizon Over half of UK business leaders are anxious about Brexit’s impact on their IT workforce, according to a report released today by Barclaycard. 51 per cent of UK CIOs are concerned that they… Read More


A holistic view on solving the cyber security skills gap
Organisations need to focus on development and diversity and target traits over skills Cyber attacks are increasing in prevalence and disruptive potential, and several high profile breaches and data leaks have acted as a major wake-up call as to just how vulnerable critical systems are to disruption and damage. Recent years have also seen the... Read More

Why customer service should be the tech sector’s top priority
Dr. Gunter Eberling, head of customer value management at 1&1 IONOS, addresses four pillars every tech business needs to implement to put customer service at the top of their agendas The tech sector has a customer service problem. According to 2018 research by PwC, only one-fifth of consumers identify technology companies as providing the best... Read More

Techerati to inspire the next-generation of data centre professionals at DCW 2019
According to 451 Research, 74 percent of organisations say that recruiting for data centre and facilities is a challenge for three reasons: current candidates lack skills and experience, salaries are too high, and that there is a lack of local candidates As part of our British Science Week activities, Techerati is welcoming a class of... Read More


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