Tag or Interest: skills

  1. 11/09/2018 - 12:00 Type of content: Article
    CompTIA IT Fundamentals+, an education programme that gives an introduction to basic technology knowledge focusing on four pillars of technology - data, security, software development and infrastructure, was launched this month. Graham Hunter, vice president for...
  2. 05/09/2018 - 15:00 Type of content: Blog
    I bumped into an acquaintance at a data event last month. I remembered that they had been job hunting and so asked how the search was going. They happily told me that they had been hired and were really enjoying their new job as a data analyst. Knowing that it is a...
  3. 31/08/2018 - 15:00 Type of content: Article
    Data science and analytics professionals save private companies a lot of time and money by identifying trends that lead to the optimisation of resources and the generation of efficiencies. However, for those who want to put their skills to use in the not-for-profit...
  4. 30/08/2018 - 12:15 Type of content: News
    The Institute of Coding (IoC) - a publicly-funded body bringing together more than 60 organisations and 25 universities - is inviting groups to apply for a portion of a £2.3 million funding initiative aimed at tackling the skills shortage the UK faces. The £20 million...
  5. 28/08/2018 - 14:45 Type of content: News
    The Government is launching a new scheme designed to encourage people from under-represented groups to become tomorrow's tech stars as part of a push to improve diversity in the digital economy and address local skills shortages. A £1 million Digital Skills Innovation...
  6. 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...
  7. 22/08/2018 - 09:45 Type of content: Article
    According to Robin Huggins, director of academy and client services at MBN Solutions, organisations that have an analytics function in the UK have to do two things. They have to grow their own data talent, and make sure there is the most welcoming environment possible...
  8. 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...
  9. 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...
  10. 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...

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