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The changing roles of CIOs and CMOs

Thursday, November 9th, 2017

When Gartner proclaimed back in 2012 that by 2017, chief marketing officers (CMOs) would spend more on tech than chief information officers (CIOs), many in the tech industry didn’t bite. Such a significant shift in board-level tech spending seemed improbable, yet the tide is starting to turn. Fast-forward to today and Gartner’s prediction of CMO […]

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Relocating Channel 4 to Birmingham would create 3,400 jobs

Thursday, November 2nd, 2017

  Since Channel 4 announced that it was on the lookout for a new home, cities across the country have been vying for the chance to win the TV juggernaut over. Birmingham is no different. And, if a recently published government report is anything to go by, it’s a move that would be highly beneficial […]

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Gartner’s top tech predictions for 2018 and beyond

Monday, October 30th, 2017

For the third year running, Gartner has tried its hand at fortune-telling by setting out its top tech predictions for 2018. Will it be the year of AI or the IoT? Will voice search gain traction, or will VR take centre stage? With a collection of forecasts that range from genius to the obvious, Steve […]

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Recruiting skills and trends for hiring managers to watch out for

Tuesday, October 24th, 2017

The world of tech moves fast and 2017 has been nothing short of tremulous. But there is one thing in the IT sector that hasn’t changed: the perils of recruitment. Recruiting and retaining top talent remain the chief challenges facing businesses; meanwhile, the skills gap seems to be going nowhere. As long as demand outweighs […]

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Local tech company wins chance to make global pitch

Thursday, October 12th, 2017

We are happy to see the Midlands shining today, after it emerged that a local tech start-up has won a trip to New York, where they’ll pitch for new investment and be in with the chance of taking their business stateside. School of Code is a little over two years old and its aim is […]

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