In the second part of our series on ageism in tech, Cath Everett explores the benefits of taking on older workers and how public and private sector employers can ensure they get the best candidate for the job.
The tech industry is perceived as being incredibly ageist. But just how much is perception and how much reality? Cath Everett explores the issues in the first of a series of articles on older workers in tech.
Oxfam is pursuing a digital fundraising strategy, with the focus not just on generating revenues but also on boosting both its reach and engagement.
It may be difficult enough as it is to recruit women into a tech role, but for many employers, it is just as tricky to keep hold of them once they are there. Here are some possible solutions to this persistent problem.
Prime Minister Theresa May and her husband Philip got some flack for talking about 'boy jobs' and 'girl jobs' in their domestic life. Do we need to think again about how we pitch a career in tech as a 'girl job'?
According to Andre Laperriere, executive director of the Global Open Data for Agriculture and Nutrition initiative, the private sector has a significant, if so far largely unacknowledged, role to play in solving the seemingly intractable problem of world hunger.
The digital revolution will inevitably create upsides and downsides, winners and losers. To mark ‘Responsible Business Week’, charity Business in the Community hosts a London-based event to explore what companies can do to ensure they make the right ethical choices – and why they should bother.
Experts are split over whether the balance of power is about to shift irrevocably from the US to Asia in terms of investment in European tech companies, or whether there is still a long way to go before US dominance wavers.
UK employers have mixed views on what impact uncertainty brought about by the Brexit referendum is having on the tech skills market.
In part two of a pair of articles on what cyber-threats are likely to look like within the space of only a couple of years, experts discuss how these challenges can best be addressed, with the key watchword here being “collaboration”.
According to a new report by the Information Security Forum, the digital-everything economy and fast-growing adoption of networked technologies such as the Internet of Things is creating a new raft of unprecedented new cyber-security threats. But are we all really going to hell in a handcart? Cath Everett talks to some experts.
Living Cities’ City Accelerator initiative is demonstrating just how valuable a data-driven approach to local government service delivery can be.
Tech professionals from ethnic minority backgrounds talk about the challenges that people face but also what potential employers can do to try and tackle them.