Nominations for 2019 FDM everywoman in Technology Awards now open

13 August 2018

Dr. Marily Nika, engineering programme manager for Google, was named 'Woman of the Year' for 2018.

Dr. Marily Nika, engineering programme manager for Google, was named 'Woman of the Year' for 2018.

Nominations are now open for the ninth annual FDM everywoman in Technology Awards.

Companies and individuals are invited to nominate candidates as the search begins to find the tech industry’s most exceptional talent, from the UK and beyond.

The awards promise to showcase how the achievements of women and men are helping to close the gender gap in tech. 

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MEF launches SDN/NFV certification

18 July 2018

Following a successful beta-exam review period, MEF (Metro Ethernet Forum) has now released its SDN/NFV professional certification.

The industry association claims this provides the first industry-wide certification that validates a professional’s knowledge, skills, and abilities in the two technologies.

With the help of SDN and NFV subject matter experts around the world, MEF says it built the certification exam to exacting ISO 17024 quality specifications for accuracy and reliability. 

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UK set to be artificial intelligence leader

18 July 2018

Imperial College London is the nation’s most active creator of jobs in artificial intelligence, according to figures released in early June by Indeed.

The company, which claims to be the world’s biggest job site, said that one in every 13 AI vacancies it listed in the UK over the last 12 months was at Imperial.

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Big Data specialists in high demand

01 June 2018

Demand for Big Data professionals increased 78 per cent since the first quarter of 2017, according to the latest Tech Cities Job Watch report from Experis.

The recruitment firm’s quarterly reports track the changing tech workforce dynamics across the UK.

Its study for Q1 2018 reveals that Big Data specialists command the highest salary of £67,464 compared to the four other ICT disciplines that are tracked – cloud; security; mobile; and web development.

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