Future

Struggling to recruit and retain talent? It’s time to embrace Life-work Technology

As economies gradually open up and we move further into the New Future of Work, various trends are becoming apparent, in the workplace and beyond. Key among these are a strong desire among workers for greater flexibility in, and real control over, where, when and how they work. In addition, employees have a growing preference for working for organisations that have strong environmental and ethical credentials, those which genuinely embrace diversity, equality and sustainability.

Ensuring Successful Microsegmentation Projects: Why You Need a New Approach

Ensuring Successful Microsegmentation Projects: Why You Need a New Approach

TREVOR DEARING, EMEA DIRECTOR OF TECHNOLOGY & PRODUCT MARKETING

Microsegmentation is more than a buzzword.

If you successfully implement a microsegmentation project, then you will reduce your attack surface, contain breaches, limit damage from attacks, achieve regulatory compliance, and set the stage for deeper security strategies like Zero Trust.

How Banks Can Become Future Ready

Disruption may be an overused term, but it certainly is appropriate for financial services. And it’s leaving banks in a quandary.

In many cases, banks’ workforces were designed for a world where people walked into bank branches to make a deposit or withdrawal.

Now, consumers are likely to head to the cloud to make an instant payment on their mobile phones.

To compete, banks need to rethink talent and transform, and do so quickly. Banks need to essentially become tech companies that provide banking services.

Interview with Mike Urbanovich: How to build a robust test automation strategy?

Today, we’ve discussed with Mike Urbanovich, Head of testing department at a1qa, how to set up a solid test automation strategy.

Mike is responsible for high-level team coordination, projects management, accounts management, and coaching. With 9 years of experience in quality assurance, he supports the range of projects for the Fortune 500 list clients representing diverse industries and coordinates a big team of technical and non-technical specialists.

How to stop the scroll: 8 insights about loneliness and connection

What can a Harvard professor, a TED speaker, and the “Marie Kondo of brains” teach us about togetherness? Catch up on our webinar double-header, to find out.

Loneliness is not just universal, but biological. Yet, when we turn to screens for connection, the opposite can occur (that is, higher rates of anxiety, stress and loneliness).

Skills, the Labour Market and Taxonomies

Within this episode, Anthony Horne, Sales Director at Emsi Burning Glass talks to host Patrick Burns about the future of work from a data perspective, looking at labour markets.

Anthony discusses how jobs are changing and evolving and how different skills have been accelerated and demanded.

He also suggests that data should be far more useable and accessible so that trends from the past labour market can point us toward predictions for future data.

The Antidote to the Great Resignation

Expectation vs Reality

Do you remember your very first day on the job? For me, it was a mix of feelings I would describe as excitement, anticipation, a sprinkling of fear, and butterflies - lots of butterflies.

Regardless of what your exact emotional cocktail contained; you also brought a set of expectations into this relationship with your new employer. Some were informed by past experiences in previous jobs, some were created during the recruiting process, and yet others were likely based on your unique desires and preferences.