Digital Skills & Talent

From basic digital skills and in-work apprenticeships to executive training and formal education; the digital skills gap is recognised as holding back UK plc. Nearly one in four of us have not kept pace and lack the basic digital skills to manage core tasks such as managing information, communicating online or making a transaction. Supporting the development of these skills is an issue for employers, educators and government if we are to fulfil our potential as one of the most digitally competitive nations.

This topic is supported by

Related Stories

Digital Transformation Supplement in the Times

June 2020

The Times Newspaper has today published a Special Report on Digital Transformation, in association with Digital Leaders. 81% of IT professionals believe COVID-19 has created the biggest technology pressure their organisation has ever experienced. How are companies handling a sudden digital transformation shift during the […]

Panel discussion on the #DigiLounge
We are all Digital Leaders now aren’t we?

June 2020

Talking to many leaders over the recent months of lockdown I realise that this extraordinary situation has taken many leaders on a digital transformation crash course. However it can’t just mean we have all mastered Zoom or Microsoft Teams or have carved out a space […]

people around a desk
7 emerging themes in digital government

June 2020

Designing and implementing a successful digital service doesn’t depend on technology alone. It is a heady mix of multiple factors including culture, mindset, data access, data privacy, and the ability to work iteratively and prototype rapidly. Many forward-thinking governments are carrying out effective implementations of digital services by […]

woman on laptop
The impact of remote working on project delivery

June 2020

Given that Neueda already had a remote working policy in place pre-COVID-19, we were in a good position to mobilise quickly. While we had an effective business continuity plan in place, the biggest challenge came from the impact that remote working would have on the […]

people in office
Three questions tech leaders should ask during the pandemic

June 2020

We’re living through unprecedented times, dealing with a situation completely out of our control. But while tech leaders have no way of managing the pandemic itself, they do have control over how their business responds and adapts to the chaos left by COVID-19. And for […]

The 2020 Digital Leaders 100 is a showcase for leadership

June 2020

Every year for the past eight, we have gathered to welcome a new cohort of the top 100 Digital Leaders for that Year and on Monday this week we gathered again, but under lockdown it was virtual and in the #DigiLounge. The #DigiLounge if you […]

Upcoming Events

Past Events

Join Digital Leaders

By submitting your contact information, you agree that Digital Leaders may contact you regarding relevant content and events.
Analytics by GoSquared