Building British Cyber Skills: RPS Cyber Academy

Current restrictions have made us realise how reliant we have become on technology and how exposed we are when it comes to security. By 2022, the predicted talent gap will be 1.8 million cyber specialists, which is “exacerbating the number of data breaches.” The top contributing factors to security incidents are “a lack of adequate...

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For an energized networking experience, remember the 4 E's of virtual engagement

With a majority of the globe under social distancing restrictions as COVID cases continue to rise, hosting a networking event or conference may be the furthest thing on your mind. Just because you can’t host these events in-person doesn’t mean you have to postpone or cancel them altogether. You can host them virtually. We all...

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Digital Upskilling: Closing the Cyber Skills Gaps

Recent events have exposed the digital divide and highlighted the importance of training people for the jobs of the future. Despite the challenges currently facing businesses across the U.K., Manchester’s tech sector continues to adapt and grow, bringing opportunities to other businesses and residents in the region. There are almost 8,000 digital and creative businesses...

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Four “Must Ask” Questions for Designing Effective, Experiential Learning Programs

In my last blog we described how “Experiential Learning is making a come-back”, by addressing the following  business needs”: Reskill or upskill our workforce confronted with new challengesEfficient, engaging learning solutions with the least possible impact on employees’ productivityCollect and analyze new data points from our learners, not only learning data but also talent and...

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Experiential Learning Is Making a Come-Back by Addressing these Critical Business Needs

Accelerating the Need for Change  “What we are seeing is a great acceleration of trends that existed before the crisis. For instance, online delivery’s volume increased by the same amount in eight weeks as it had over the entire previous decade” 1 This quote from Bryan Hancock and Bill Schaninger of McKinsey in their July...

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