Tackling the digital skills gap: the role of businesses and academia

By: Andrew Carr, CEO of Bull Information Systems
Published: Tuesday, September 2, 2014 - 09:14 GMT

Businesses and academia need to pool resources in order to close the digital skills gap.

Baroness Morgan’s warning over the digital skills gap is timely as it highlights the sheer scale of the challenge facing the UK. Addressing the skills shortage should be a top national priority. The pace of technology-driven change has accelerated over the past few years, with the mobile and social revolutions, cloud technology and the growing recognition of the potential of big data analysis.

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