More than 60% feel they are not qualified for STEM careers

According to research from IBM, most people feel they lack the qualifications needed to pursue science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) careers. The global survey found that 61% of the 14,000 people asked said they did not have an appropriate academic degree for STEM jobs, and 60% believed it would cost too much to … Read more

CIO Interview: Hans van der Waal, Global IT Director, Travelex

In 2020, foreign exchange firm Travelex entered administration, suffering major losses following the Covid-19 pandemic and a major attack by cybercriminals. Today, it is planning its future, with digital technology at the core. A combination of reduced demand as the travel sector slowed down during the Covid-19 restrictions and Downtime and Damages That followed … Read more

While employers claim to prioritize diversity, employees remain skeptical

Young tech workers don’t believe diversity initiatives are working, according to Wiley Edge’s research. The training provider found that 10% of 18- to 24-year-olds working in tech claim that any efforts their employers are making to improve diversity in their businesses aren’t working, and 12% say diversity isn’t a priority where they work. But … Read more

Cost of living crisis hampers UK remote work

Research from Sky Connect, the B2B telecom arm of UK connectivity company Sky, found that despite UK workers’ overwhelming desire to work on a hybrid basis, the potential benefits of this model are under threat due to the rising cost of living. According to the research, the majority (87%) of freelancers and remote workers … Read more

A Beginner’s Guide to the Internet of Things

Thank you for joining! Your access Pro+ Contents below. February 2023 A Beginner’s Guide to the Internet of Things Internet of Things (IoT) adoption in the Asia-Pacific region has accelerated over the past few years, fueled by the growing digitalization and desire to improve business processes across the region. According to a study by Omdia, … Read more

Mock crime prediction tool profiles MEPs as potential criminals

A number of MEPs have been identified as “at risk” of criminal behavior after using a mock crime prediction tool developed by the non-governmental organization Fair Trials to highlight the discriminatory and unfair nature of predictive policing systems. The Online tool – which asks questions designed to draw on the kind of data police … Read more

Financial advisory firm Succession Wealth is investigating the cyber attack

Inheritance assetsUK based wealth management and financial planning specialist Acquired by insurance and pensions giant Aviva in 2022It went on to reassure customers after disclosing that it is conducting an investigation into a cyber security incident of an as yet undisclosed nature Details of the incident are thin on the ground, but it is … Read more

Enterprise Open Source: A Computer Weekly Downtime Upload Podcast

There are some business and IT leaders who will point to the billions Microsoft is investing in ChatGPT and question whether open source has the power to do similar things. Per Plug, the open source tech lead at Spotify, thinks so. A huge amount, he said Innovation and knowledge Open source builds over time. It … Read more

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