TECH TALK: Scotland’s tech sector will struggle to fulfil growth forecasts if a chronic skills shortage is not fixed, says DAVE LIVESEY The future of the Scottish digital economy is likely to be a prosperous one. As a hub of dynamic start-ups, innovation incubators and specialist technology investors, Scotland has earned itself a reputation as […]
TECH TALK: Youngsters are still not prioritising a career in the digital sector, says BILL MAGEE Scottish policymakers would be perfectly within their rights, I guess, to skip a new digital report sharply criticising the UK’s performance in developing tech skills. But they shouldn’t. WorldSkills UK compares Britain to several other “major global economies” which, […]
Acquiring digital technology skills is the new challenge for financial institutions, writes SCOTT McGLINCHEY Wherever you are on your digital transformation journey, whether as a traditional high street bank or a start-up fintech, one challenge is essentially the same – acquiring the digital skills and capabilities needed to drive your roadmap forward. With the world […]
Call me cynical, says TERRY MURDEN, but a surge in digital skills looks a tad suspicious…and will Edinburgh Council be shamed into fixing the potholes?