2019 will be the year of the data-driven digital ecosystem, claims Dell

  Dell Technologies have shared their predictions for 2019. Its central forecast is that this will be the year of the data-driven digital ecosystem, bringing us one step closer to 2030, which Dell describes as the next era of human-machine partnerships and a society where we will be immersed in smart …

Best JavaScript Frameworks, Libraries and Tools to Use in 2019

It seems there are more JavaScript frameworks, libraries, and tools than there are developers. As of May 2017, a quick search on GitHub reveals more than 1.1 million JavaScript projects. There are 500 thousand usable packages on npmjs.org with almost 10 billion downloads every month. This article endeavors to explain …

4 Super Bowl marketing ideas for your eCommerce store

When you look at the revenue of professional sports leagues across the globe, America’s National Football League (NFL) sits at the very top by a good margin. It should come as no surprise then, that the most profitable pro athletic association in the world generates an enormous amount of money …

Stressed, ignored and knackered – the lot of British workers in 2018

Workers in Britain feel that they are working harder than ever before, new research reveals. The Skills and Employment Survey, a joint project between Cardiff University, University College London and the University of Oxford, has been researching the views of workers since the mid-1980s. The latest statistics from the study, …

How Google Discover Affects Search And SEO For Your Personal Brand

The latest Google Discover search update may be a game changer for brands who need to improve their SEO strategy. With more intuitive features your content may now become more visible with the right approach. The latest change by the search engine giant is designed to understand the intent and …

Some regions are better prepared for the rise of automation than others

Concerted action is needed from national and local politicians, businesses and education providers to improve educational opportunities in all cities, from early years to schools and adult learning. This is according to a major report from the think tank Centre for Cities. It examines how automation and globalisation are transforming the skills …

I drove my first all-electric car. It reminded me of my distracting smartphone.

It was eerily quiet. I was driving a Jaguar — my first time in the driver’s seat of any vehicle from the luxury British car maker — and there wasn’t much to hear save for the slight swish of the car moving along the road and the wheels turning against …

'Saturday Night Live' cold open blasts Fox News and its caravan fear-mongering

Saturday Night Live‘s latest episode kicked off with a news package from Fox News featuring Laura Ingraham (Kate McKinnon) and Jeanine Pirro (Cicely Tyson) on the migrant caravan. It’s basically seven minutes of dishonest fear-mongering. It’s not very funny, but the same goes for the dishonest antics we see every …

What the heck is going on with measures of programming language popularity?

I looked at the TIOBE index today, as I do every so often, as most of the software pros I know do every so often. It purports to measure the popularity of the world’s programming languages, and its popularity-over-time chart tells a simple story: Java and C are, and have …

When workplace strategy builds bridges between people and place

The world of work is changing rapidly and profoundly in a way that we haven’t seen since the time of the industrial revolution. Yet even as we stand at a momentous, game-changing inflexion point, the 21st century workplace strategy sector is still dithering about whether to join in the revolution. …

Lack of skills investment means businesses miss out on benefits of automation

A new report from the Capgemini Research Institute claims that, in the majority of companies (58 percent), automation is not yet meeting executives’ desired goals of increased productivity. The study, Upskilling your workforce for the age of the machine: Why a workforce upskilling strategy is key to unleashing automation’s productivity …

Firms and employees need to do more to address climate change

A new report claims to have found a lack of commitment amongst UK businesses to address their impact on the environment and contribution to climate change, with only 10 percent having set a carbon reduction target, while just under half of companies (49 percent) use even the most basic sustainability …