IT outsourcing is on the rise. This is fuelled by the increase in IT spending for a digital transformation. Also, this is not just the private sector. The public and private sectors alike are keen to digitally transform.

The School of Code is offering a free 16-week coding course based in Birmingham. No previous technical experience is needed, or any sort of prior knowledge of subjects like Maths. All the course wants to see is motivation, creativity, an interest in tech and solving problems. What does this mean for Birmingham?

There are two main fields of investment which have arisen as goals for the end of 2019: cloud migrations and moving away from Windows 7.

Since our 2018 Beyond the Cloud survey, Serviceteam IT have been interested in exploring the apparent skills shortage. We have written many blogs about the gloom UK organisations have faced in terms of tech industry employment. With Brexit, this has been heightened. But it appears that it is not all doom and gloom.

Currently, Gov.uk Verify (a digital ID system) developed by the Government Digital Service is a secure way to prove who you are online. You do not need to prove your identity in person to access government services, like filing tax or checking identification like driving licences. However, the future of this body is unclear and more public sector data should be available for effective identity verification.

The UK Government want the UK to be at the forefront of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and the data revolution. And why wouldn’t they? The economy still needs to thrive, and can be done through new and innovative forums.

Many people, myself included, sometimes dismiss the Trolley Problem. However, as technology creeps ever further into our everyday lives, it seems these moral problems are becoming ever relevant.