• Workplace 2.0

    26 days ago

    ​When workers finally return to the office, the technology workplace will be virtually unrecognizable. What short and lasting impact will the pandemic have on the workplace? How will these changes affect talent? What does this guide explore?Short term impactRedesigning the workplace for human healthNegative and positive impacts of social distancingRisk assessment and privacy...

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  • International Women's Day 2020: An Interview with Giancarlo Hirsch

    5 months ago by Stephanie Cavanagh

    What role can recruitment play in creating a gender-balanced workforce throughout the technology industry? Giancarlo Hirsch, Director for Glocomms, US, shares his thoughts for International Women's Day 2020.The 2020 International Women’s Day theme is that an equal world is an enabled world. What does that mean to you in technology?Within the technology industry women are dra...

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  • International Women's Day 2020: An Interview with Rebecca Topper

    5 months ago by Stephanie Cavanagh

    What role can recruitment play in creating a gender-balanced workforce throughout the technology industry? Rebecca Topper, Managing Principal Consultant at Glocomms, shares her thoughts for International Women's Day 2020.The 2020 International Women’s Day theme is that an equal world is an enabled world. What does that mean to you in technology?There is a major gender gap in...

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  • Can AI Democratize the Workplace?

    7 months ago by Liv McNeilis

    ​As artificial intelligence (AI) becomes more commonly used in recruitment, will we see an increase in workplace diversity? Used correctly, AI promises to democratize the workforce by furthering the fair representation of women and ethnic minorities.As we covered in the first part of this series, Advancing Women of Color, the diversity gap in STEM is a well-documented issue....

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  • The Subjectivity of Machines: Why AI Can Further Hiring Bias

    7 months ago by Liv McNeilis

    ​Racial and gender hiring biases place women of color at a particular disadvantage when seeking employment. So far in our series, Advancing Women of Color in STEM, we have explored how women of color face a 'double jeopardy' when seeking employment, as well as how artificial intelligence (AI) may provide a useful tool to increasing their representation in the tech sector. Le...

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  • Advancing Women of Color in STEM

    9 months ago by Liv McNeilis

    ​According to McKinsey and Company, 90% of CEOs report that diversity is a top business priority, yet the dial towards progress has hardly moved in recent years. The representation of women of color in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) fields has reached a crisis point – only 9.9% of STEM employees are women of color. In this article, we explore the cur...

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  • Can AI Supercharge Your Hiring Process?

    10 months ago by Liv McNeilis

    ​Artificial intelligence holds massive potential for recruitment. From screening through to final hire, automation, natural language learning and predictive analytics are being used at every stage of the journey to schedule, interview, assess and predict candidate performance. Should you use artificial intelligence to supercharge your hiring process? Download our guide.

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  • Glocomms to Sponsor RaisedBy. Us Event in New York City

    10 months ago by Lara Edgcombe

    Glocomms is excited to be partnering with an innovative non-profit, RaisedBy.Us, for their annual event, "An Evening Celebrating Social Good in the NYC Tech Community".RaisedBy.Us helps tech companies, particularly tech start ups, develop social impact programs that translate their mission and values into tangible events like volunteerism and charitable giving. "An Evening C...

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  • Three IoT Cybersecurity Trends For 2019

    about 1 year ago by Shahma Ahmed

    As the world becomes more connected, the Internet of Things (IoT) continues to expand. Gartner forecasts that 14.2 billion connected things will be in use during 2019, rising to 25 billion by 2021.In the wake of this increased connectivity, cybersecurity breaches emerged as the #1 concern for US CEOs at this year’s World Economic Forum. Here, we explore three key cybersecuri...

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  • Move over, Silicon Valley: Scandinavia has arrived

    over 1 year ago by Lara Edgcombe

    ​Mention global tech hubs and locations such as Silicon Valley, London and Berlin spring to mind, but there’s a contender emerging on the world stage. In recent years, Norway, Sweden, Finland and Denmark have been quietly committing resources and talent to create a world-class tech hub of their own.That expanding hub is now encroaching into areas dominated by the more famili...

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  • Funding Cycles Are Driving Demand For Tech Talent

    over 1 year ago by Lara Edgcombe

    ​2018 saw a huge increase in the number of venture capitalists (VC) funding rounds for technology start-ups.And it’s a trend that’s set to continue.Globally, Quarter 3 of 2018 was the most active for VCs on record and each funding round is getting bigger. According to Crunchbase, while the time in between deals is largely unchanged, VCs are investing more capital per round, ...

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  • Is The Gig Economy The Solution To Your ServiceNow Talent Shortage?

    over 1 year ago by Lara Edgcombe

    ​As technology evolves, sourcing high end talent with the right qualifications and skills is becoming a challenge for employers.  One of the key areas facing HR is the competition for tech professionals possessing the unique skills needed to develop the ServiceNow platform.The rise and rise of ServiceNowOver 5,000 companies worldwide use ServiceNow to drive their digital tra...

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  • The Growing Importance of Top ServiceNow Talent 2019

    over 1 year ago by Lara Edgcombe

    Technology is disrupting and transforming the way we live and work, and 2019 promises to be yet another exciting year in the sector.   While projected global spend in IT is expected to slow this year according to S&P Global, it predicts double-digit growth in SaaS. That forecast is supported by Gartner who predict a rise in global IT spend of 3.2% to $3.8 trillion in 201...

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  • Cryptocurrency & Blockchain – The New Talent Crisis

    over 1 year ago by Lara Edgcombe

    ​Despite a turbulent end to 2018, the cryptocurrency market is predicted to enter a new era during 2019 as industry experts suggest that blockchain, the technology that supports it, will become more mainstream.However, it still faces a significant challenge. Cryptojacking was described as the ‘the runaway security problem in 2018’ by TechRepublic and the increased connectivi...

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  • Accelerators vs. Incubators: Securing Capital For Your Startup

    almost 2 years ago by Lara Edgcombe

    ​Entrepreneurs seeking investment in the early stages of their startup often turn to venture capitalists to support their fledgling business idea. Both accelerators and incubators offer sources of funding but there are some subtle differences between the two.These types of program do have one thing in common - they both aim to create business growth. deliver value chain bene...

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  • How to Get Ahead in Cybersecurity

    almost 2 years ago by Lara Edgcombe

    A career in cybersecurity is one of the most sought after in the tech field and can be a fulfilling and lucrative option for talented and ambitious professionals. Cybersecurity experts play a vital role in keeping their employers and their customers safe while online. But to succeed requires specific qualifications and experience.Here we take a look at how to get ahead in th...

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  • SDN & the battle of two giants – NSX v Cisco ACI

    almost 2 years ago by Lara Edgcombe

    ​In a digital economy, every enterprise must be able to with agility to constantly changing business requirements. ​What is SDN? SDN (Software Defined Networking) is an emerging technology which aims to improve network control by enabling organisations and IT service providers to respond rapidly to change via a centralised control console. This enables the entire network an...

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  • SAP Fiori, UI5 & The Mobile Application Revolution

    almost 2 years ago by Lara Edgcombe

    In the world of mobile applications, hot topics quickly become yesterday’s news, forcing developers to keep up with evolving UI and UX trends. 2018’s Mobile World Congress showed how machine learning, digitisation, and AI all provide companies with the ability to redefine the customer experience and be a part of the mobile application revolution. Leading that revolution is S...

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  • The SAP Global Skills Gap & What It Means For HR

    almost 2 years ago by Lara Edgcombe

    ​Since its arrival on the SAP stage in February 2015, S/4HANA has made its impact. That impact is being increasingly felt by employers as they search for the talent to unlock its business value and create a more intelligent enterprise.SAP S/4HANA is an ERP solution which enables companies to maximise their opportunities in today’s digital economy. Built on an in-memory syste...

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  • Who’s Winning Silicon Valley’s Driverless Car Race and How to Source Top Talent?

    almost 2 years ago by Lara Edgcombe

    ​The race to reach the finish line in bringing driverless cars into the market is heating up across Silicon Valley. ​Companies like Uber and Lyft are investing in driverless car technology, and tech start-ups such as NuTonomy, a spinoff from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, has announced its intention to launch driverless taxis in Singapore in 2019. ​But it’s Waym...

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