Rhonda Vetere, Santander's infrastructure CIO - it's how you tackle challenges that makes the difference
Rhonda Vetere, former CTO of Estee Lauder and now CIO at an international bank, shares her secrets to success in the competitive world of IT management.
As the amount of information everywhere continues to mount, many pundits believe that data literacy should be taught as a basic skill like English and Maths. But is the UK educational system set up to cope?
In a bid to prevent a race to the bottom for the world’s seven million digital platform-based gig economy workers, the Fairwork Foundation has been set up to rate and score firms with an eye to encouraging fairer working practices. But will it be enough?
Investors are starting to introduce so-called ‘Weinstein clauses’ into deals with tech-start-ups to ensure their investments are not put at risk over sexual misconduct allegations against the management team. But are they likely to make any difference?
To deal effectively with the massive structural changes that the AI era will generate, a vast re-skilling of the workforce will become imperative – and learning how to learn will be key to success, according to presenters at a Future Talent event in London last week.
While apprenticeships would seem to be a useful tool to close the tech skills gap, governments on both sides of the Atlantic seem to be struggling to get it right.
The notion of flat hierarchies is de rigeur at the moment, not least in the digital start-up space. But the first signs of a backlash are starting to make themselves felt as it becomes clear the approach is not quite the panacea for innovation that some initially thought.
Research indicates that corporate data literacy can add quite considerably to organisational value. But while most employers recognise this situation, all too few seem prepared to do anything about it.
Whether we acknowledge it or not, we are all subject to unconscious bias, which can take a negative toll on our decision-making abilities.
World-famous photographer David Katz, who revealed he was visually impaired at the end of last year, has started using wearable, AI-based assistive technology that he describes as “life-changing”.
Clever use of data in Zambia has led to a 80% drop in malaria cases in the south of the country over the last three years and a 90% fall in mortality rates.
Cath Everett talks to BrightSign founder Hadeel Ayoub about her smart sign language glove.