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The global financial crisis has inspired little meaningful reform, says WEF founder

The global financial crisis has inspired little meaningful reform, says WEF founder The man behind the annual gathering of elites in the Swiss mountain retreat of Davos believes the financial crisis of 2008 has done little to inspire meaningful change in the banking industry. “Unfortunately, I have to say that we haven’t learned too much,” Klaus… Continue Reading The global financial crisis has inspired little meaningful reform, says WEF founder

Why schools should teach the curriculum of the future, not the past

Why schools should teach the curriculum of the future, not the past   Robots, artificial intelligence, automation – no longer the stuff of science fiction movies. Overwhelming evidence shows the shift in what the workforce needs is already underway and that it will continue to grow much larger in the future. All around the world,… Continue Reading Why schools should teach the curriculum of the future, not the past

Secretary of State for Health and Social Care Matt Hancock’s speech at NHS Expo 2018

Secretary of State for Health and Social Care Matt Hancock’s speech at NHS Expo 2018   All around us, a new generation of technology is changing all of our lives. From the mundane but useful, like the ubiquity of satnavs that stop family arguments and warn us of traffic jams, to the profound and extraordinary,… Continue Reading Secretary of State for Health and Social Care Matt Hancock’s speech at NHS Expo 2018

James Munson explains new digital strategy at the DVSA

The Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) recently launched a new digital strategy to empower its workforce with the tech that they need and to build world-class digital services for users. James Munson, Director of Digital Services and Technology at the DVSA, played a key role in developing a strategy that reimagines driving tests, instructors and vehicle safety monitoring… Continue Reading James Munson explains new digital strategy at the DVSA

Ukraine’s biggest tech employer EPAM has thousands of jobs for local talent

Ukraine’s biggest tech employer EPAM has thousands of jobs for local talent U.S. publicly-traded tech company EPAM has been operating in Ukraine for the last 13 years. In this time, it has grown to become the country’s largest tech employer, with a staff of now 5,500 people. It’s a reflection of the company’s growth worldwide. Founded in… Continue Reading Ukraine’s biggest tech employer EPAM has thousands of jobs for local talent

Openbook is the latest dream of a digital life beyond Facebook

As tech’s social giants wrestle with antisocial demonsthat appear to be both an emergent property of their platform power, and a consequence of specific leadership and values failures (evident as they publicly fail to enforce even the standards they claim to have), there are still people dreaming of a better way. Of social networking beyond outrage-fuelled adtech giants… Continue Reading Openbook is the latest dream of a digital life beyond Facebook

Why the future of business tech is in the public cloud

Tech Republic’s Dan Patterson sat down with Agio CEO and founder Bart McDonough to discuss the public cloud vs. the private cloud. Dan Patterson: Let’s talk about the public cloud vs. the private cloud, and not just the benefits of each, but the security components of each. First let’s define our terms. When we talk about the private cloud and… Continue Reading Why the future of business tech is in the public cloud

LGBT+ inclusive employers see positive effect on workplace

Employees and employers are seeking to create more inclusive workplaces, where people can be themselves within a much broader set of normative values and preferences. However, the transition remains difficult, with entrenched social values and implicit biases still to be overcome. A new survey shows that large employers are rolling out programmes and policies to… Continue Reading LGBT+ inclusive employers see positive effect on workplace

Why Science Needs People Who Cry | Dr Emily Grossman | TEDxUCL

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZEgqJe2QxAo&feature=player_embedded  Dr. Emily Grossman is a well-known figure in the movement to promote gender equality and diversity in science and to inspire the next generation of pioneering scientists. She was recently attacked on social media for saying on national TV that it’s OK for female scientists to cry. In this talk Emily shares her experiences… Continue Reading Why Science Needs People Who Cry | Dr Emily Grossman | TEDxUCL
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