Tag or Interest: skills

  1. 20/08/2018 - 16:15 Type of content: News
    SAS is attempting to address the data skills gap by launching what it claims is the UK's first data analyst apprenticeship programme to be fully funded by the Government's Apprenticeship Levy. The company has entered a partnership with Firebrand Training for the...
  2. 16/08/2018 - 12:00 Type of content: News
    The data industry has welcomed the rise in the number of students taking science, technology, engineering and maths (Stem) subjects  - revealed in today's A-level results - but has warned that the sector must not rest on its laurels as more still needs to be done...
  3. 09/08/2018 - 14:30 Type of content: Article
    Chris Storey is a student in the capital who has just completed the final module of his post-graduate course in spatial data science at a London university. His aim is to get a job as a data scientist in a logistics, planning or big retail company where he will be able...
  4. 08/08/2018 - 15:45 Type of content: News
    As students across the country fret over this year's GCSE results due out later this month, the Government has announced yet another initiative designed to increase take-up of science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) subjects with the opening of a new £3m...
  5. 07/08/2018 - 11:00 Type of content: News
    Further evidence has emerged of the looming skills crisis in a new study which shows that over 70% of companies believe that they will face a shortage of professionals over the next year, with roles in data management, business information, cyber security and software...
  6. 02/08/2018 - 15:00 Type of content: Article
    Marks and Spencer is to train over 1,000 employees in digital skills through a partnership with digital skills training organisation Decoded, with the aim of creating the world’s first data academy in a retail organisation. It also reflects the company's desire to...
  7. 27/07/2018 - 11:30 Type of content: Article
    A recent report by the Institute of Direct and Digital Marketing (IDM) identified 33 key skills that marketers need, including five data skills. The survey also found that 38% have had no training in these skills in the last 12 months. However, the levels of training...
  8. 24/07/2018 - 15:00 Type of content: News
    The boss of The Data Lab, the Scottish innovation centre which promotes the use of cutting-edge analytics and data science in the public and private sectors, has claimed that businesses north of the border could soon rival Silicon Valley and London as a destination for...
  9. 20/07/2018 - 13:45 Type of content: News
    Just 24 hours after a survey of tech professionals bemoaned the dearth of data and digital skills in the UK, Cisco has announced a $100m (£77m) commitment to help accelerate digital innovation in Britain. Aligned to the UK's Industrial Strategy, the commitment will...
  10. 19/07/2018 - 13:30 Type of content: News
    Despite big fanfare announcements from the Government, the skills shortage appears to be getting worse with more than a third (38%) of tech decision-makers across the UK financial sector believing it has become more difficult over the past five years to find staff with...

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