How can we close the tech skills gap

One of the most profound challenges faced by technology companies today is talent. According to the latest Harvey Nash survey, 65 per cent of CIOs believe that a shortage of tech skills is affecting their ability to respond to change. The study quizzed 3,958 leaders globally and explored the causes of the tech skills gap […]

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Slow down before you go faster

Gunning for growth? You’ll have to put the brakes on some time. “Behind our booming business was a technology powder keg with a lit fuse.” Kevin Scott, Microsoft CTO and former SVP of Engineering and Operations at LinkedIn Kevin Scott’s article ‘When your tech debt comes due’ will strike a chord with many scale-up CTOs. […]

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How will IBM’s acquisition of Red Hat impact the cloud sector?

IBM has become the latest technology giant to make a landmark investment in the open-source software arena, following Microsoft’s $7.5 billion takeover of GitHub and Salesforce’s $6.5 billion acquisition of MuleSoft. Last week, the firm inked a deal to acquire Red Hat for $34 billion, its largest acquisition to date and the third largest in […]

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How automation will revolutionise the business world

Over the past few years, automation has become a hot topic in the technology world.  It’s all about speeding up complex, time-consuming processes by reducing human input and simultaneously minimising the likelihood of human error. This, of course, has led to mixed headlines in the media. While some people are worried that this technology will […]

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My look at HashiCorp’s new tools

Written by Gareth Saxby, Senior Cloud Engineer Thousands of technologists from around the world have gathered in San Francisco for the 2018 HashiConf, and I’ve been fortunate enough to fly over there to experience it for the first time. HashiConf 2018 promises an opportunity to learn about the latest trends in DevOps, multi-cloud and next-generation […]

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