In a bid to get Britain back on track, Growth Britain invites the public to pitch their ideas and offer feasible solutions to what will help drive growth and positively shape the British enterprise landscape.
This independent and authoritative research from Growth Britain will highlight and deduce the key points in areas that have curbed the growth of British enterprise and provide practicable solutions to these issues.
via StartUp Britain
The four metro areas that have generated tech jobs at the fastest pace over the past 12 years are far outside the San Francisco Bay Area, in places with lower costs of living and generally friendly business climates.
In first place: Austin, Texas, where tech companies have expanded employment by 41% since 2001 and the number of STEM workers has risen by 17% over the same period.
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Only 32 percent of marketers say they are effectively executing enough content. Just 29 percent claim they are above average in tracking leads generated, and 27 percent say they are effectively tracking content utilization metrics.
The BFI NET.WORK will connect the UK’s film agencies for the first time, bringing together experienced development teams and talent centres to offer hands-on and holistic development opportunities for promising UK writers, directors and producers who are yet to make their first feature film.
Amazon Web Services (AWS) deserves a lot of credit for building a generally great cloud computing platform, but its real success came via its ability to appeal to developers.
It’s the platform that launched a thousand — nay, a million — applications and, perhaps more importantly, inspired an entirely new way of thinking about serviced-oriented architecture and composable applications.
The WEF’s first Human Capital Index has identified the most successful countries in the world that maximize the long-term economic potential of their labor forces. Switzerland, Finland and Singapore are best at unlocking the economic potential of their people.
“The key for the future of any country and any institution lies in the skills and talent of its people,” said Klaus Schwab.
This weekend, a Yahoo recruiter tried to poach two AllThingsD reporters for what was described as a “new initiative within our Tech Vertical.”
According to the recruiter, who used LinkedIn for the outreach, the effort had the “backing of Marissa Mayer, and will be the first of many of these types of editorial models. Yahoo already has an active contributor network.
Marketers are suffering from a “digital disconnect” with less than 10 percent of senior UK marketers having full confidence in their own digital marketing skills [8%] or those of their teams [9%].
In addition, over 50 percent of marketers in the UK are not testing campaigns or content, relying instead on instinct.
via Digital Europe
There is a huge increase in brands with great publishing success stories to tell. There is an explosion of new content marketing tools. All these point to the fact that we have reached the tipping point where content marketing can no longer be ignored by brand marketers.
Brands will resemble publishers and assemble newsrooms. But where are the brand storytelling practitioners that will create meaningful and substantive stories? The current ‘talent puddle’ can’t fulfill the growing demand.
Innovative tech products developed by entrepreneurs will be brought to a wide UK audience through BT’s expertise and promotional might. BT is working with TechHub to give the tech startup community a massive boost.
The first opportunity invites innovators to present product prototypes that take advantage of superfast broadband, but each programme will have a different tech focus.