“Despite a clear trend of increasing and targeted investment, the industry faces a challenge to keep pace with the changes that digital transformation is bringing."
59 per cent of 16-18-year-old women believe you need to have a GCSE in a STEM subject to work in digital.
The initiative aims to support the future of tech and digital within the UK and create a community of like-minded businesses.
“As the UK is propelled into the fourth industrial revolution, businesses are focused on attracting top professionals that can help drive technological advancement and maintain their competitive edge."
“A digital leader must be able to nurture a technology-first workforce that can navigate digital transformation and develop innovative digital strategies right across their organisation."
"Organisations lacking digital expertise and understanding will soon be left behind."
It is the ability of organisations to leap beyond the image of mere creators of products or services.
“With digital native employees set to make up the majority of the employment market, it makes sense for employers to be more transparent than ever about life in their company."
"Digital itself should never be mistaken as the sole answer to upskilling people; it should only ever be regarded as an enabler, a channel to optimise learning by providing a seamless, personalised and interactive experience to employees.”
"Companies are setting up and continuing to grow technology centres in locations such as Romania, Poland and India.”