New skills now – Inclusion in the digital economy (report)

Increased global connectivity, exponential advances in processing power, the flow and accumulation of data, and rapidly dropping price points are fueling technological innovation at a speed and scale we have not seen before. In the past, economies have benefited from technology change. But these shifts occurred over decades. Today, the cumulative effect of technology is … Continue reading New skills now – Inclusion in the digital economy (report)

Schools should teach the curriculum of the future, not the past

Robots, artificial intelligence, automation – no longer the stuff of science fiction movies. Overwhelming evidence shows the shift in what the workforce needs is already underway and that it will continue to grow much larger in the future. All around the world, leaders from government and industry debate the future of work and the changes … Continue reading Schools should teach the curriculum of the future, not the past

Seminar talks future of Vietnamese digital economy

Hanoi (VNA) – A scientific seminar to offer strategic forecasts about the future of the Vietnamese digital economy took place in Hanoi on December 14.  The event was co-organised by the Vietnam Academy of Social Sciences (VASS) and the Australia-based Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation’s Data 61 project.  Speaking at the event, expert Nguyen Thu … Continue reading Seminar talks future of Vietnamese digital economy

European digital economy gets new deep tech talent

More than 200 international students were in Eindhoven. They were celebrating their graduation from the EIT Digital Master School. This new crop of technicians has been trained to meet the needs of the business community. Commerce is desperately looking for technical staff that can convert new emerging technologies into business. Since 2012, more than 1 … Continue reading European digital economy gets new deep tech talent

Simplilearn to Train College Recruits on Digital Economy Skills (India)

Mission-critical skills such as big data, machine learning, artificial intelligence, cloud computing, and digital marketing are ones that enterprises are increasingly turning to fresh graduates to fill Campus and entry level recruiting is a critical component of every corporate HR strategy but often involves many months of onboarding and mentoring to get these employees productive. … Continue reading Simplilearn to Train College Recruits on Digital Economy Skills (India)

Vodafone claims UK’s first live holographic 5G call

Vodafone showed off its 5G prowess on Thursday by conducting what it claims is the U.K.'s first ever live holographic call using 5G technology. The call was carried out between the telco's Manchester office and Newbury headquarters, and featured England women's football captain Steph Houghton appearing on stage in hologram form to give football tips … Continue reading Vodafone claims UK’s first live holographic 5G call

Unlocking the value of data key to UK economic growth

The Scottish government has identified data-driven innovation as a key area for potential economic growth, and they plan to invest accordingly. Rachel Aldighieri, MD of the DMA, highlights the need for cross-sector collaboration to discover the true worth of data. Earlier this month, Theresa May signed the Edinburgh and South East Scotland City Region Deal … Continue reading Unlocking the value of data key to UK economic growth

Surviving in a digital economy: A study of the consultant brokerage industry

The master thesis is written by Andreas Pettersson and concludes the author's studies in Industrial and Management Engineering with a focus on innovation and strategic business development, Luleå University of Technology, Department of Business Administration, Technology and Social Sciences, Business Administration and Industrial Engineering. Purpose - The purpose of this master thesis is to identify critical … Continue reading Surviving in a digital economy: A study of the consultant brokerage industry

Irish education system needs ‘profound changes’ to secure digital future

The managing director of Accenture Ireland has warned that Ireland needs to make "profound" changes to its education system to ensure the country is equipped to secure the next wave of jobs in the digital economy. Alastair Blair, who is also chair of Ibec's digital economy policy committee, says the advent of artificial intelligence, virtual … Continue reading Irish education system needs ‘profound changes’ to secure digital future

An organisation in Iraq is working with young people to help “bring the country to a more digital economy”

Re:Coded was founded in 2016 and holds courses for people wishing to learn more about coding. Zahra Shah, Program Manager at the organisation said: "We launched as a coding school to try and upscale youth here and bring them more towards a digital economy especially in Iraq where a lot of the jobs are provided by … Continue reading An organisation in Iraq is working with young people to help “bring the country to a more digital economy”