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ServiceNow Hitch Works Acquisition Will Address Talent Gaps

ServiceNow plans to acquire Hitch, a skills mapping and intelligence company. Hitch will bring AI-powered skills insights to the Now Platform to address employee talent gaps. Companies will be able to more effectively match people to projects – all from a single platform. With Hitch’s AI and ML capabilities, managers …

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Google Cloud removes barriers to entry to scout top tech talent

Richard Regan, Head of Partner Engineering, UK and Ireland, Google Cloud explains how the company is creating new career opportunities. A year ago, in a forum with chief technology officers from our Google Cloud Partner network, there was one topic on everybody’s mind: talent. Or more specifically, a lack of …

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Apogee invests over a quarter of a million pounds in employee training

Apogee Corporation, has announced a further £250,000 investment in employee training. The investment will go towards education and upskilling initiatives across the organisation, including apprenticeships, professional qualifications, leadership and management and sales training programmes. The training combines coaching and mentoring particularly in IT and compliance. The company is using an …

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Lloyds Banking Group partners with ServiceNow’s NextGen on skills development

 ServiceNow is working with Lloyds Banking Group as part of its NextGen Professionals Program. NextGen addresses the talent shortages currently faced by companies and helps participants carve a path towards long-term employment from communities that are typically excluded from the workforce. Supported by customers and partner companies like Lloyds Banking …

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Skillsoft and iamtheCODE Partner to Enable One Million Females to Learn How to Code by 2030

Skillsoft is embarking on a strategic initiative with iamtheCODE, the first African-led global movement to mobilise government, private-sector, and philanthropic foundations to advance STEAMED education for women and girls in marginalised communities. The partnership is designed to support iamtheCODE’s mission to train 1 million women and girl coders worldwide by 2030 …

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British Esports to open National Esports Performance Campus in Sunderland

The British Esports Association (BEA) has unveiled ambitious plans to open an esports performance and education campus at Riverside Sunderland. This will aim to nurture and support the next generation of talent, within the UK’s burgeoning esports market. BEA is reported to have made a multi-million pound commitment to the …

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WMCA unveils £21m funding so 4,000 West Midlands residents can benefit from digital skills bootcamps

The West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA) has launched its next round of digital bootcamps to improve the digital capabilities of residents across the region. The bootcamps are free of charge for learners and equip West Midlands residents with digital skills, enabling them to access roles in areas like coding, cybersecurity and digital marketing. They …

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Artificial Intelligence Skills Bootcamp at the University of Huddersfield

Next month the University of Huddersfield is to deliver an Artificial Intelligence Skills Bootcamp that will connect people to employment. Commencing on Monday 18 October and funded through the National Skills Fund as part of the Government’s Plan for Jobs, this sixteen-week AI Skills Bootcamp will provide learners with the opportunity to build both their …

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Ingram Micro Cloud Named AWS Training Partner

Ingram Micro Cloud is now an Amazon Web Services (AWS) Training Partner (ATP). The new designation allows Ingram Micro Cloud to deliver AWS-authored courses to channel partners across North America to improve their AWS skills. Ingram Micro Cloud is an AWS Advanced Consulting Partner and global AWS Distributor, and recently …

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UK Government backs start-ups as sector set to bloom

The launch of a new £375m scheme to drive investment in the UK’s most high growth, innovative and R&D intensive firms by the UK government, is the latest in a line of initiatives to super charge the UK’s post-pandemic economy. But according to Daniel Homoki-Farkas, UK Managing Director of independent digital innovation …

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