Skills shortage sabotage uk business

One thing is certain, Britain is facing an uncertain future. This means UK businesses across all industries are facing significant challenges. Do we have the skills to deal with them? More importantly, should businesses be changing their strategy to accommodate a skills shortage? 

Cyber-security and spying

Israel has accused Hamas – a Palestinian Islamist group – of using a World Cup live scores and fixtures app and two fake dating apps to hack soldier’s smartphones and spying on them. Who can be safe from cyber-criminals and hacking?

The Time AI Met A&E

I’m sure we have all had to wait in A&E for hours before we were seen. But what if we had a four-hour delay in getting emergency surgery? On average it takes four hours to move from the accident and emergency ward to the operating table.

Digital Transformation, Business, Behind

When I first came across the term digital transformation, I assumed it meant using technology in the workplace. I hadn’t considered the impact that digitisation is having in the business world. We all use a computer; I thought this was enough. I didn’t understand what this term really meant and the impact it is having.

What the internet of things can do for me

I am sure that everyone has heard of Amazon Echo and Smart Watches such as the Fitbit. However, what is the Internet of Things? Lots of research focuses on IoT in business and commerce. This blog will answer the question: what can the IoT do for me?

The transformation of blockchain- tourism to business application

Global businesses are moving from blockchain research to applying the technology to current business challenges. Many believe that this change will be taking place in the next 12 months. Linda Pawczuk, a principal with Deloitte Consulting, commented business ambition was shifting from “a focus on blockchain tourism and exploring the technology’s potential, to building practical applications”.

Full Fibre Broadband; Britain staying ahead in the global infrastructure race

Hammond has promised the availability of fibre-to-the-premesis fibre broadband connections to 15 million homes in the UK by 2025. In addition, he is committed to delivering a nationwide full-fibre network to UK homes by 2033.

Predictive Policing

The UK police are using technology and copious amounts of data to predict crime. Thousands of anonymised reports of previous offences allow police to be deployed where crime is predicted to occur over the next 24 hours. The time and place of previous criminal activity helps to determine future offences. Kent Police are at the forefront of this with their system PredPol.

GDPR Enforcement

This is the fourth and final glossary in the GDPR series. This glossary seeks to explain the roles and changes a company needs to introduce to be GDPR compliant following GDPR Enforcement. I felt there was a large introduction of roles necessary for company’s compliance which were not explained, and I did not understand.

Blockchain Marketing & Advertising

When people think of blockchain, cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin are probably the first thought that springs to mind. Where blockchain, with Bitcoin, has caused disruption in the financial sector, blockchain has the power to disrupt and solve problems in multiple other sectors, such as Marketing & Advertising. Transparency, trust and battling counterfeiters.