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14 August 2020

According to a recent study by McKinsey (Women in the Workplace 2018) women remain underrepresented. This is particularly true in tech industries where only about 20% of Tech Jobs are Held by Women (Small Biz Trends:Women in technology statistics) and a lack of female mentors could be playing a part in inspiring the youth of today. I (Dawn […]

3 August 2020

Volunteering is a highly beneficial and rewarding way to employ your time. Not only can you contribute to important causes that could inevitably bring about substantial change, but you can also grow as an individual, attain valuable work experience and develop vital skills that can further your career. However, for many of us, our hectic schedules, personal responsibilities and glorious chores […]

28 July 2020

V Brennan – Engineering Manager at Slack My career story so far  I am very lucky to have worked across lots of different types of tech teams. I’ve worked with DevOPs teams, pure operations, IT and even with Product Development teams. But I came to tech by a strange route. My background is actually in organisational […]

21 July 2020

Accessibility is not a new concept. We’ve been prioritizing accessibility in the physical world for years. But where we fall down is in the digital space. Everyone is aware that our lives are more dependent on technology than ever—companies are investing more in digital services. But as the world moves online, some people are at […]

20 July 2020

“Right now there’s an explosion of data. Every two years we create more data than we have throughout human history. From the factory floor to autonomous vehicles and the doctor office, smart technology is everywhere in a way we’ve never seen in history before.” By: Leah Kinthaert, Contributor There is steadily growing consensus that corporate sustainability […]

5 June 2020

Dr Stephen Simpson and Hugh Shields, founders of UK-based corporate performance consultancy Alpha Fortius, advise on how to survive and thrive in the new world of AI Artificial intelligence is nothing less than the next great revolution and will have a huge impact at every level of our existence. No more so than in the […]

21 May 2020

Last year’s Prolific North Awards was a successful one for Dept, who beat off strong competition to take home the Large Digital Agency of the Year award. The Manchester agency’s innovative digital work was celebrated in front of 700 people at the Victoria Warehouse. This year’s event is now open for entries, with the winners […]

19 May 2020

Chanua has secured funding to develop a digital solution to support young people’s mental health during the COVID-19 crisis. Naomi Mwasambili from Chanua Health who run Neuro Champions initiative. The Liverpool-based firm was one of 18 selected from more than 1,600 businesses throughout the UK which applied to receive funding from the NHSX TechForce19 Challenge. […]

23 April 2019

Newcastle Start-Up Week is an annual 5 day festival for start-ups, entrepreneurs and business leaders. Each day has a different theme, attracting over 600 delegates from across the UK, Europe and America! We caught up with Newcastle Start-Up Week founder Paul Lancaster, who gave us some of his top tips for establishing a strong digital […]

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