UK Attracting Non-EU IT Talent
One of the biggest challenges to the IT sector over many years has been a skills gap but new research from IT contractor services provider SJD Accountancy into Home Office figures appears to show that the skills gap has been a magnet for the UK attracting non-EU talent for the last 5 years.
Tech Tip : Secret Desktop Button On Windows 10
If you’d like a fast way to minimise all your open windows to clear the desktop on Windows 10, you can use the ‘secret’ desktop button. Here’s how:
Cash Second To Contactless Payments
Projected figures from payments industry trade body ‘Payments UK’ have shown that by as soon as next year, more payments will be made using debit cards than using cash.
BA Says ‘Never Again’ After Weekend Meltdown
BA has moved to try and mitigate some of the damage caused to its reputation as a result of an IT systems meltdown that left 75,000 passengers stranded at airports and separated from their luggage over the busy Bank Holiday weekend, by announcing that it will never allow it to happen again.
Amazon Grocery-Collect Shopping Launched
Amazon is reported to have extended its business reach into fresh grocery provision and is operating a trial of the ‘Amazon Fresh Pickup’ service from two ‘bricks-and-mortar’ locations in its home city of Seattle.
Are YOU The Best Defence Against Cyber Attack?
In the wake of the crippling WannaCry ransomware attack, experts at the UK’s National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) are keen to point out that a technology-led approach to cyber security means that the strengths of staff in the fight against cyber-crime are being overlooked.
Most Microsoft Engineers Now Use ‘Git’ To Help Develop Windows
Microsoft has announced that it has now moved 90% of its engineers over to using the open source ‘Git Version Control System’ (VCS) for developing the Windows Operating system.
Is GDPR More Opportunity Than Threat?
With UK businesses needing to comply with the European Union’s (EU’s) General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) by 25 May 2018 (when enforcement begins), should it be seen by businesses as an more of an opportunity to get the data protection house in order, and find new competitive advantages for the future?
Tech Tip : Write Digital 'Sticky Note' Reminders For Your Desktop
Instead of using Notepad or WordPad to make a note for yourself and risk missing it because the file is saved 'out of sight’, Windows 10 allows you to attach a ‘sticky note’ to your desktop for an instant, obvious reminder. You can achieve this using Windows 10’s built-in program, ‘Sticky Note’.
Here’s how it works: