Category Archive: IT Trends

Jan 05

The ‘Hottest’, most in-demand IT Skills for 2017

2017 is shaping up to be a great time be employed in the IT sector. The industry’s unemployment is low in comparison to other industries (between 2%-3%) and there are abundant opportunities for both IT professionals who are looking to ‘level up’ in their careers and for people who are looking to make a start …

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Dec 09

Why Microsoft’s Azure keeps attracting the IT industry

Microsoft Azure has been developing quickly ever since its release date, as it closes the gap with longtime industry leader Amazon Web Services and more distinguishes itself from competitors such as Google, IBM and RackSpace. Furthermore, according to Microsoft Investor Relations Q1 2017 the run rate for Azure linked with Office 365 and Dynamics CRM online is …

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Dec 07

How IT qualifications affect pay rates

The XpertHR Computer Staff Salary Survey is the largest UK salary survey for computer staff and has been issued regularly since 1968. It includes the CEL index and is recognised by the SFIA. Based on salary data from 195 companies on 66,786 individual employees, the survey includes basic pay rates and bonus payments. Salary tables can be explored by location and job …

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Dec 01

Women in IT: Ways to Close the Gender Gap

Nowadays, equal opportunity is unthinkable without equal challenge. It is also a fact, however, we now have fewer women working in male-dominated industries such as IT, despite a variety of programmes and political correctness. In reality, since the beginning children are treated differently. While boys are playing with Lego sets, girls received dolls. This trend continues until …

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Nov 25

Top Black Friday Shopping Tips to Avoid a Financial Hangover

Black Friday has become an unstoppable retail phenomenon in the last few years, with approximately £2bn spent in shops and online in just 24 hours last year. TV and radio, adverts, mailshots and newspaper inserts are encouraging us to embark on the practice of shopping until we drop. However, we lose sight of the financial shock …

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Nov 23

The Data Centre Transformation

Business development and technology progress during the last ten years have driven a profound transformation in the way data centres are organised and governed. Virtualization, architecture based upon the use of services, big data, and cloud are some of the determinant factors leading organisations to fully reconsider the way they take care of the applications, …

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Nov 10

What Donald Trump’s election could mean for IT

As Donald Trump becomes the 45th President of the United States, attention is moving to how his policies will perform over his four, maybe eight-year spell in Washington. Trump has never been an IT pro, but what follows are some of the actions we can expect from his presidency. CYBERSECURITY & ENCRYPTION – With Trump’s victory, it is not …

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Nov 03

How the IoT will change the Data Centre Industry

The Internet of Things is poised to make major changes to enterprise infrastructure, and the data centre industry needs to evolve in this new era. Basically, the IoT will help to destroy the walls between operational technology (OT) and information technology (IT), allowing unstructured machine-generated data to be analysed for insights that will drive improvements. SMART DATA CENTRE – The emerging smart …

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Oct 25

Windows: 5 rumours Microsoft may announce today

The 26th of October is The Day for all Microsoft pros. Everything is ready in New York for the Microsoft event who will take place today at 10 am – 2 pm in the UK. For months we have watched rumours fly about new or updated hardware, Windows upgrades, and more. Here is what to expect …

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Oct 20

Pearson VUE to release virtual badges to Microsoft Certified Professionals

Digital badges are a visual representation of what an individual knows and a way to demonstrate in detail the depth of learning that was acquired by a student. For this reason, Pearson VUE announced their cooperation with Microsoft to issue badges to Microsoft Certified Professionals (MCPs) through Acclaim, its enterprise-class open badge platform. Starting tomorrow, Microsoft will issue the first …

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