Tag or Interest: Skills Gap

  1. 05/09/2018 - 15:00 Type of content: Blog
    I bumped into an acquaintance at a data event last month. I remembered that they had been job hunting and so asked how the search was going. They happily told me that they had been hired and were really enjoying their new job as a data analyst. Knowing that it is a...
  2. 09/08/2018 - 14:30 Type of content: Article
    Chris Storey is a student in the capital who has just completed the final module of his post-graduate course in spatial data science at a London university. His aim is to get a job as a data scientist in a logistics, planning or big retail company where he will be able...
  3. 07/02/2018 - 16:45 Type of content: News
    London mayor Sadiq Khan is attempting to tackle the looming skills shortage in the capital by handing out over £25 million in funding to further education projects, designed to boost technology and digital skills, as well as take up of STEM subjects. The £25.7 million...
  4. 31/01/2018 - 14:45 Type of content: News
    The Government has committed to put its own house in order when it comes to gender diversity by signing up all Whitehall departments to the Tech Talent Charter - an initiative designed to tackle the dearth of women in the tech workforce - but now it has Facebook and...
  5. 29/11/2017 - 14:45 Type of content: News
    The Data Lab MSc,  the collaborative programme between The Data Lab and eleven Scottish universities designed to provide work placements for rising stars of the data industry, has signed a deal for this year's scheme. MBN Solutions will once again deliver a...
  6. 21/09/2017 - 10:30 Type of content: Article
    In 2015, Nesta reported on the state of digital skills in the UK in its study Analytic Britain. It made 14 recommendations about the skills pipeline from education to industry, including the creation of the Data Skills Taskforce. Data Skills for the Future,...
  7. 19/09/2017 - 10:45 Type of content: Blog
    Today’s digital world is rapidly changing as the boundaries between physical and digital disappear. This has created many opportunities for marketers. But there are hurdles to jump, from adopting new technology that combines online and offline data to acquiring a...
  8. 30/08/2017 - 09:15 Type of content: Article
    The Tech Partnership is a network of employers working together to upskill the nation for jobs in the UK’s digital economy. This is a vital task considering Britain has a shortfall of 40,000 STEM-skilled workers. Bob Clift, head of higher education programmes on behalf...
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