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Swansea University launches computer science degree with year in industry

Staff are in negotiations with regional employers within the ICT sector, to secure 12-month industrial placements read more »

Shortage of UK security skills drives salaries to record £66,000

Skills shortage made worse by lack of women and entry-level jobs, says certification body (ISC)2 read more »

SANS launches 'boot camp' to teach cyber-security in 8 weeks

Can anti-hacking 'skillz' be taught in a matter of weeks? read more »

IT industry sets out digital priorities for new government

The Tech Partnership estimates that each year 135,000 new skilled workers are needed to enter the IT industry read more »

Microsoft, Dropbox push partnership with browser-based Office integration

Microsoft and Dropbox yesterday expanded the links between Office and online storage, delivering on pledges made last November. read more »

More IT contractors report pay rises than cuts

IT contractors’ confidence in the market also expected to push pay above 2009 peak later this year read more »

Tesco’s online director joins notonthehighstreet as CEO

Simon Belsham has significant experience in online retail at Tesco and Ocado read more »

Ladbrokes digital boss Jim Mullen named as new CEO

Mullen's replacement of outgoing Richard Glynn is a rare example of an executive with an IT background taking the reigns at a major UK firm read more »

Budget 2015: Government misses opportunity to boost technology skills

Lack of support for digital skills has been described repeatedly as 'surprising' read more »

Cisco replaces UCS server head; software leaders also depart

Perez gone, Sethi takes over; Cloupia founders starting new company read more »

HMRC’s Aspire contract costs to hit £11bn after ‘risky’ replacement plan

Department will hire about 200 staff before Capgemini deal ends in 2017, MPs told read more »

Chief data officers must prioritise business outcomes - not tech - to succeed

CDO role is best placed under CEO or COO, says panel read more »

Rebrand IT if you want more women to participate, says Camden exec

Senior IT leader Hilary Simpson says calling IT ‘digital’ might help to get away from image of ‘geeks programming in basements’ read more »

Vodafone pioneers maternity leave equality across the world

Coining the term 'maternomics', the firm says it will be cheaper to offer better maternity packages in long run read more »

SAP to cut 2,200 jobs as part of its cloud-first strategy

Similar amount of new posts will be created to better serve customers on SaaS model read more »

BBC and DWP launch scheme to create 5,000 digital traineeships

Young, unemployed people will be offered nine weeks of training and experience at firms across the UK read more »

DevOps will be adopted by a quarter of businesses by 2016, claims Gartner

Mainstream acceptance looms, but cultural resistance to change will be a key challenge read more »

Judge backs 'substantial' $415 million settlement in Silicon Valley no-hiring case

'No-poach' agreements between Apple, Google, Intel and Adobe drove down wages read more »

NOA launches professional development scheme for outsourcing professionals

Outsourcing staff can develop their abilities and increase their earning potential read more »

IBM's Robert LeBlanc has his head in the cloud

The newly appointed exec is tasked with putting Big Blue ahead in the cloud race read more »


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