It’s 2021 and we live in an on demand society. We no longer set our clocks around our favourite TV shows. Instead, we stream those shows whenever we like through Netflix, BBC iPlayer, or any of the various on demand TV options. We expect our shopping to arrive within a…


What is VMware and how does it work?

VMware is a leading provider of cloud computing software and server applications for virtualisation. Founded by five different IT experts in 1998, VMware has become one of the key providers in the industry. …


Everyone’s lives were shaken up in early 2020 as the COVID-19 pandemic spread across the globe. As lockdown restrictions in Europe and the UK have been eased, many of us are adapting to a new normal. This may mean going out for meals and shopping trips again, visiting family, friends…


2020 has certainly been a year of unexpected change due to the coronavirus pandemic. In the UK, normality went out of the window in March and is unlikely to return. We’ll all learn to adapt to a new normal, with the impact of the coronavirus likely to take a while…


Artificial Intelligence (AI) and emerging technologies are becoming increasingly important in our day-to-day lives, particularly in the workplace. Gartner predicts that by 2024 these technologies will replace almost 69% of the manager’s workload.

While AI has made headlines and raised concerns over job roles being delegated to machines and AI…


The tech industry is one of the most exciting, innovative industries around. It’s grown exponentially over the past few decades and each year brings new opportunities with it. If you’re looking for a career change with a promising future ahead, the IT industry is the perfect choice. But how do…


What is Jira?

Jira is a powerful work management tool developed by Atlassian. Originally when Jira launched in 2002 the software was used for issue & bug tracking, targeted at software developers. It has since been adopted by non-IT organisations as a project management tool. The name “Jira” spawns from the Japanese word…


Cloud computing services are becoming more important for businesses every year. Businesses now rely heavily on IT infrastructure, and cloud computing is flexible, affordable and highly secure. Instead of buying your own hardware, it’s become more common to pay for access to a huge range of computing resources provided by…


In our recent overview of the 2020 Linkedin Learning Report, we highlighted the surprising addition of blockchain to the list of top hard skills in 2020. Blockchain not only made the list of top skills for the first time, but came out on top.

So, clearly blockchain is a must-have…


As I write this in May 2020, it’s hard not to see the benefits of learning from home, as we’re currently experiencing a lockdown in the UK and throughout many other countries due to the Coronavirus, or COVID-19. …

Samantha Marie Allen

I’m Samantha • Marketing specialist • Content writer/creator • Ethical activist • Entrepreneur • Yoga lover • Software & board games geek

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