CTO job description: What does a CTO do?
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Business strategy

CTO job description: What does a CTO do?

More than a glorified IT manager, a CTO can have real clout in an organisation
22 Jan 2021
Monzo co-founder leaves company after mental health 'struggle'
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Business

Monzo co-founder leaves company after mental health 'struggle'

Tom Blomfield says he no longer finds happiness in his role as president
21 Jan 2021
7 skills you need to become a front-end developer
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Careers & training

7 skills you need to become a front-end developer

Here are the credentials needed to create an engaging and interactive website
19 Jan 2021
Fintech tops list of best startups to work for
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Careers & training

Fintech tops list of best startups to work for

Challenger bank Revolut is the top hiring scale-up company with over 3,000 jobs listed in 2020
19 Jan 2021
UK risks creating a "lost generation" without digital support for uni students
The education secretary Gavin Williamson
Hardware

UK risks creating a "lost generation" without digital support for uni students

Education secretary Gavin Williamson is under pressure to resign for "shambolic" record throughout the pandemic
19 Jan 2021
Aberystwyth computer sciences department named UK's ‘most gender diverse'
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Careers & training

Aberystwyth computer sciences department named UK's ‘most gender diverse'

Only three universities can boast computer sciences teaching staff with more than 30% female representation
19 Jan 2021
Google to offer free training courses in AI, Kubernetes and multi-cloud
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Careers & training

Google to offer free training courses in AI, Kubernetes and multi-cloud

The cloud giant is offering 30 days of free training and routes to certification
15 Jan 2021
Lockdown Laptop Map lists close to 1,000 schools in need of tech supplies
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Hardware

Lockdown Laptop Map lists close to 1,000 schools in need of tech supplies

An estimated 1.8 million UK schoolchildren lack access to an internet-connected device at home
14 Jan 2021
Dropbox sheds 11% of its workforce in “painful” restructure
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Business strategy

Dropbox sheds 11% of its workforce in “painful” restructure

The company is also parting ways with COO Olivia Nottebohm after only a year in the role
14 Jan 2021
How to become a computer programmer without a degree
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Careers & training

How to become a computer programmer without a degree

Kickstart your career as a computer programmer without a degree
12 Jan 2021
Why IT professionals are concerned about the rise of AI
A cartoon of two workers holding cardboard boxes containing their possessions being shown the door by their boss having been made redundant by a robot worker, who now sits at their desk.
artificial intelligence (AI)

Why IT professionals are concerned about the rise of AI

AI is quickly automating numerous areas of the technology workplace, and many IT professionals fear becoming redundant as a result. Are these concerns…
12 Jan 2021
The best UK coding and app development courses
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Development

The best UK coding and app development courses

Use your time at home to learn the skills needed to get a better job
11 Jan 2021
IBM appoints Martin Schroeter as CEO of infrastructure spin-off
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Careers & training

IBM appoints Martin Schroeter as CEO of infrastructure spin-off

Former CFO returns to the tech giant after a six-month hiatus
8 Jan 2021
SolarWinds hires former Trump cyber security chief
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cyber security

SolarWinds hires former Trump cyber security chief

Chris Krebs is joined by former Facebook CSO Alex Stamos to help boost the company's security
8 Jan 2021
UK gov "hasn't invested a single pound" to adults below the digital divide
Chief executive of the Good Things Foundation, Helen Milner
digital divide

UK gov "hasn't invested a single pound" to adults below the digital divide

"Digital exclusion also exacerbates social exclusion", The Good Things Foundation has warned
7 Jan 2021
Why tech can’t close the diversity gap
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Careers & training

Why tech can’t close the diversity gap

Despite an appetite for change, inequality in the tech sector persists. Why is there little practical action taken?
6 Jan 2021
10 best free coding boot camps
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Careers & training

10 best free coding boot camps

With these 10 programming boot camps, you can get the programming skills you need for free
5 Jan 2021
CIO hiring process to focus on emotional intelligence in 2021
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chief information officer (CIO)

CIO hiring process to focus on emotional intelligence in 2021

Gartner finds that CEOs are now looking for executives who are capable of weathering crises
5 Jan 2021
Why diversity is key to a successful AI strategy
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artificial intelligence (AI)

Why diversity is key to a successful AI strategy

Having a diverse workforce cloud be even more vital in this field than elsewhere in tech
5 Jan 2021
Google and Alphabet workers agree to unionize
Google HQ
Policy & legislation

Google and Alphabet workers agree to unionize

More than 200 employees sign up to support union efforts, but there’s still work to do
4 Jan 2021
How the UK’s immigration system failed tech talent during the pandemic
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Careers & training

How the UK’s immigration system failed tech talent during the pandemic

Although the government has published a new proposed brief for the future immigration system, the changes might be too little too late
4 Jan 2021
Software developers versus software engineers
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Careers & training

Software developers versus software engineers

Learn about the differences between these two types of software professionals
31 Dec 2020
The 9 best cyber security courses
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Careers & training

The 9 best cyber security courses

These courses can help you to launch a cyber security career or improve your skills
30 Dec 2020