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UKITA member nFocus selected by Microsoft as Application Lifecycle Management Partner of the Year.

UKITA member nFocus selected by Microsoft as Application Lifecycle Management Partner of the Year.

News   •   Jul 24, 2014 15:13 BST

On 27th May 2014, it was announced Software Testing Consultancy nFocus had been selected by Microsoft as their Application Lifecycle Management Partner of the Year for 2014. The Microsoft Partner of the Year Awards recognise partners who have developed and delivered exceptional solutions during the past year.

Announcing UKITA apprenticeships - do you need more bright problem-solvers?

Announcing UKITA apprenticeships - do you need more bright problem-solvers?

News   •   Jul 21, 2014 16:59 BST

Small and medium-sized IT businesses tell us that the current IT apprenticeships available do not suit them very well. The reasons they give include: - Lack of flexibility in what the apprentices are learning outside the workplace - Low people skills, problem-solving communication ability and timekeeping amongst the candidates - Apprentices aren’t becoming productive quickly enough

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CREATING SUCCESS 2014 - Thursday 12th June - Where creative businesses meet, learn and collaborate.

News   •   May 29, 2014 16:48 BST

Creative and digital businesses in Shropshire, Telford & Wrekin are invited to a special event on Thursday 12th June. ‘Creating Success’ aims to increase the strength of the creative and digital sector in the county by encouraging them to work more closely together and to raise awareness of the business skills they need to operate effectively.

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50billion internet connected devices by 2020

News   •   Mar 01, 2013 14:23 GMT

An amazing report just released by Cisco has projected that there will be an amazing fifty billion pieces of technology connected to the internet by 2020, a rise of over 400%.

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Europe Battling Digital Brain Drain

News   •   Feb 26, 2013 11:32 GMT

The EU Digital Sector is fighting to keep hold of its brightest young talents as the skills gap widens. The EU has many young people with the appropriate skills, but the inability to match the talent digital youths with the abundance of IT jobs is leading to more and more young IT professionals to look elsewhere for employment.

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Grand Coalition Launched to Fix IT Skills-Gap

News   •   Feb 25, 2013 16:20 GMT

• Industry Morally Obliged to Help Youths Find Work • Launch of Grand Coalition for Digital Jobs and Training • Andrew Corbett, MD of the UK IT Association, Comments

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Broadband networks plan in tatters due to EU budget – SMEs disappointed

News   •   Feb 20, 2013 15:50 GMT

The European Council reached agreement on EU expenditure for 2014-2020, and much of the cut in spending comes directly from the Connecting Europe Facility (CEF), a fund set up to increase technology take-up across the EU. Small and Medium Enterprises across Europe are alarmed that this could mean they fall behind competitors.

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Preventing fraud in mCommerce

News   •   Nov 22, 2012 10:03 GMT

The Technology Strategy Board is to invest up to £1.5m to stimulate new solutions for mobile commerce (mCommerce) to counter the threat of theft and fraud.

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The invisible SME IT majority

News   •   Oct 11, 2012 10:59 BST

UKITA (UK IT Association) Director Andrew Corbett says that there is a glass ceiling between the IT businesses that are known to and have accessed help from RDA growth project funds and the huge number of IT businesses who are not on the radar of the policy makers and funders.

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FAST GROWTH KILLS BUSINESSES

News   •   Sep 07, 2011 21:59 BST

Less than half of the companies featured in a high profile list of the UK's fastest growing enterprises over the last decade remain in business today, new research reveals.

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MAKING OPEN DATA REAL:A PUBLIC CONSULTATION

News   •   Sep 07, 2011 21:55 BST

The Open Data consultation paper sets out Government’s proposed approach for Transparency and Open Data Strategy, which is aimed at establishing a culture of openness and transparency in public services.

UKITA DIRECTOR AND UKITA MEMBER ACUTEC FEATURE IN MIDLANDS BUSINESS NEWS

UKITA DIRECTOR AND UKITA MEMBER ACUTEC FEATURE IN MIDLANDS BUSINESS NEWS

News   •   Sep 07, 2011 21:46 BST

UKITA Director Helen Brewster and UKITA member company ACUTEC have had a good write up on the Midlands Business News website. Helen and Chris Roche, the MD of Acutec are featured in a write up on Helen joining the Acutec team