TECH TALK Scott McGlinchey of Exception tells BILL MAGEE that the chief entrepreneur must not repeat mistakes of the past Scotland’s annual digital audit indicates that if there is one area in which the period of the global pandemic proved a positive catalyst, it was in accelerating the technological transformation of businesses and other organisations. […]
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?