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IT Professionalism Conference held on 24 October in Malta


The eSkills Malta Foundation organised the IT Professionalism Conference on the 24 October 2019, inviting a number of professionals and speakers to discuss IT competences and skills development. The list of speakers included Andre Richier of the European Commission and Niels Van der Linden from Capgemini who both focused on the European roadmap for supporting …

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Cisco assesses global network trends


Cisco has released its ‘2020 Global Networking Trends Report’, which highlights a need to simplify management of IT networks in businesses to keep up with the rapid changes and updates of IT systems. The findings, based on a survey of over 2,000 IT leaders, asked how they intend to manage their own networks for the …

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Global Knowledge releases 2019 IT Skills and Salary Report


The Global Knowledge 2019 IT Skills and Salary Report has been released and is available for download on the company’s website. This report examines data from over 12,200 survey responses of IT professionals in North America, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Latin America and the Asia-Pacific region, and focuses on the current environment for training …

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Commission releases new report on skills in digital age


The European Commission has published ‘The changing nature of work and skills in the digital age’, which provides new insights on the interplay between automation, jobs and work organisation and its impact on skills in the EU. It highlights that new technologies do not simply just create or destroy jobs but also change people’s job …

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European Commission and Informatics Europe to host Talent Gap Workshop


Informatics Europe and the European Commission (DG CONNECT) are organising a workshop titled ‘Bridging the Digital Talent Gap – Towards Successful Industry-University Partnerships’ on October 30, 2019. The event will bring together higher education organisations, industry and public policy makers to reflect and act on the problem of the Digital Talent Gap in Europe. This …

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Call for experts: ‘ICT Curriculum Guidelines for e-Competence and Digital Leadership’


European standardisation body, CEN, has signed a Specific Agreement with the European Commission for the standardisation of ICT Curriculum Guidelines for e-Competence and Digital Leadership. The call for experts applies to the preparations associated with the following tasks: • Task 1: Project management • Task 2: Stakeholder engagement and dissemination • Task 3: Research and …

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