Tags: Education

Auto marketers find sales advantage with Oracle

Oracle has announced the completion of the first program and accreditation for Auto Elite Data Marketer (EDM) designation. The program was completed by nine leading Tier 3 auto marketing agencies. They included: C-4 Analytics, Dealer Inspire, Dealers United, Goodway Group, L2TMedia, SocialDealer, Stream Marketing, Team Velocity, and TurnKey Marketing. The program was aimed at educating…

British Blockchain Association launches new journal – the JBBA

The British Blockchain Association (BBA) has launched what it calls Europe’s first Journal devoted to blockchain and distributed ledger technologies (DLT). It is entitled somewhat unimaginatively the JBBA, or the Journal of The British Blockchain Association. The journal is available online. An inaugural print version will become available this Summer. Dr Naseem Naqvi, JBBA’s editor…

NCSC seeks UK’s most cyber-savvy girls

The National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) has announced details of 2018’s CyberFirst Girls Competition. CyberFirst Girls targets 12 to 13 year old girls in Year 8 (England and Wales), S2 (Scotland) and Year 9 (Northern Ireland). The top 10 scoring teams will face off in the final to be held in Manchester during March 2018.…

How susceptible are you to enterprise phishing?

Security vendor PhishMe has published its 2017 Enterprise Phishing Resiliency and Defence Report (registration required). It’s an interesting read and is based on over 1,400 customers across the globe. It is also, unlike many reports, not all about doom and gloom. PhishMe has found that customer susceptibility to phishing attacks is on the decline despite the…

Salesforce and Deloitte search for talent in new places

Salesforce has announced a new initiative with Deloitte to help people find jobs through a new training initiative. The pilot program is launching in Indianapolis, Indiana and will look to train 500 workers over the next three years. The Salesforce Pathfinder Training Program will provide particpiants with the skills needed to obtain Salesforce Administrator and Salesforce…

Rachel Neaman talks about diversity and cybersecurity

Earlier this year, Enterprise Times spent some time with the Corsham Institute looking at the work it was doing with retraining military veterans into cybersecurity roles. During the day, ET was able to sit down with Rachel Neaman, CEO of the Corsham Institute. During the discussion Neaman talked about the challenges of skills gaps across…

NCSC appeals for students to takes its money

The National Cyber Security Centre has issued an last minute appeal for students to apply for a bursary and new degree apprenticeship. It is warning them that next week sees the first of two deadlines for applications. Students who want to apply for a new degree apprenticeship must apply by Monday 20th November. Those who want…

Higher Education turns from Oracle road to Rimini Street

Rimini Street has announced that Open Universities Australia (OUA) has moved support for its PeopleSoft Campus Solutions platform from Oracle to it. OUA faced a challenge that is familiar to many organisations. It has a legacy product on a release that was no longer fully supported by Oracle. The budget for upgrading was either not existent…

Business Leader Interview Brian Murphy, Reliaquest CEO

Brian Murphy is the founder and CEO of Reliaquest. ReliaQuest advances the delivery, reliability and outcomes of IT security for Fortune 2000 organisations in diverse industries. Since 2007, ReliaQuest has rapidly grown into one of the leading providers of IT security for some of the most recognizable corporations in the world. Core to its success is…

Investing in the future, the responsible way

At Inforum 2017 I had the opportunity to talk with Martine Cadet, VP Global Talent Enablement at Infor. She joined Infor from Microsoft and took on the role of developing the Infor Educational Alliance Program. She initially put was in charge of the Infor Education Alliance program. Infor has a unique if at times disjointed…