Tags: Computers

Major IT businesses head into schools to stem the digital skills shortage

One of the world’s largest technology companies, Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), has joined forces with Marks & Spencer (M&S) and STEMNET to bring IT role models from industry into UK schools and get more students inspired about computing. Using ‘ambassadors’ from the computing profession in this way has been shown to make pupils over 90% more interested…

New research shows employee health could be at risk because of poor computer use

New research from energiseYou, the UK’s leading employee health, energy and performance experts, finds the large majority of employees score just 55% on the key drivers of smart computer use. This is putting employee health at risk. Oliver Gray, Managing Director of energiseYou, says: “With so many people failing to follow healthy computer practices, it’s…

HR and IT executives to clash over a summer of sport

44% of European HR directors believe Olympic and/or Euro 2012 activities in the workplace will have a positive impact on their employees’ morale and motivation. Security/bandwidth and operational concerns are main reasons for IT directors to ban sporting events from work PCs.   This summer of sport is set to cause conflict between HR and…

41% of enterprises considering rolling out training on tablets

New research predicts the extinction of the projector and desktop PC as interactive, digital enterprise training on personal consumer devices takes over. ILX Group today announced the findings from its new Digital Learning for Business report which highlighted that 41% of enterprises are considering rolling out training on tablet devices in 2012. The research looks…