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Ed Tech: Gecko Labs secures £1m in investment

The investment aims to increase staff numbers, fund an innovative ‘live chat’ system connecting universities and potential students, and crucially, make steps into the North American markets. The Chat function has recently been launched, with a number of the 80 worldwide institutions Gecko work with already signed up. Gecko Chat will enable university staff to centralise… Continue Reading Ed Tech: Gecko Labs secures £1m in investment

Technology Brands Ranked Most Authentic By New Study

Consumers have ranked five tech companies as the most authentic brands in the world, reflecting the segment’s ever-growing strength and influence, according to the latest annual rankings by Cohn & Wolfe. The agency’s 2017 Global Authentic 100 found consumers believe Amazon, Apple, Microsoft, Google and PayPal respectively are the world’s most authentic brands, a designation largely… Continue Reading Technology Brands Ranked Most Authentic By New Study

‘The pipeline’ isn’t causing tech’s diversity problem: The workplace is, and here are 3 ways to fix it

For tech organizations trying to diversify, there’s an obvious go-to: invest in a more diverse pipeline. “For me, and I think for many, many, many companies, the pipeline problem feels easier because it’s outside you,” said Moz CEO Sarah Bird at a panel on diversity in tech at the 2017 GeekWire Summit. But working on… Continue Reading ‘The pipeline’ isn’t causing tech’s diversity problem: The workplace is, and here are 3 ways to fix it

7 Tech Funds to Play the Most Powerful Trends of 2018

Technology stocks have been on a tear in 2017. And in 2018, the tech sector is sure to keep soaring. The “FAANG” stocks — that is, Facebook Inc. (NASDAQ:FB), Amazon.com Inc(NASDAQ:AMZN), Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL), Netflix Inc. (NASDAQ:NFLX) and Google-parent Alphabet Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG, NASDAQ:GOOGL) — have surged in the past 10 months. The weakest performer is up 28% to more than double the S&P 500’s return in… Continue Reading 7 Tech Funds to Play the Most Powerful Trends of 2018

Dealing with the Skills Crisis: What You Need to Do Now

Australia needs workers with technology skills to enable the success of our businesses. However, many reports have suggested that the digital literacy of the next generation has dwindled and this country is falling behind other nations in the innovation stakes. The accelerating adopting of cloud services, for instance, has resulted in a skills gap for… Continue Reading Dealing with the Skills Crisis: What You Need to Do Now

Apple’s VP of diversity and inclusion is backtracking on her controversial comments about white men

At a panel discussion on fighting racial injustice last week, Denise Young Smith, Apple’s first-ever vice president of diversity and inclusion, made a surprising remark. “There can be 12 white, blue-eyed, blonde men in a room and they’re going to be diverse too because they’re going to bring a different life experience and life perspective to… Continue Reading Apple’s VP of diversity and inclusion is backtracking on her controversial comments about white men

A Successful Generation Success Technology Event Inspiring the Next Generation of Technology Experts

On the 20th June 2017, Generation Success hosted “GS Power Series: London Technology Week Special.” This invigorating and rousing networking seminar provided today’s aspiring youths with the invaluable opportunity to gain guidance by some of the UK’s top tech experts on how to succeed within the ever-growing and dynamic world of technology. The event began with… Continue Reading A Successful Generation Success Technology Event Inspiring the Next Generation of Technology Experts
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