Tags: Education

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…

IBM and Sony use blockchain in education

IBM has announced that it has helped Sony develop a blockchain solution for education. Sony Global Education will now sell the new blockchain-based student education records platform. It is designed to prevent fraud in educational awards and provide students with a learning history solution. The platform is built on IBM Blockchain using the Hyperledger Fabric.…

Is business software mobile ready?

The answer to that fundamental question is probably not yet according to a recent survey entitled ‘How mobile are UK businesses? It revealed that 72% of business leaders do not find it easy to carry out work from a mobile device. The survey was carried out by Atomik Research, sponsored by Priority Software Ltd. Priority are a…

Infor teaches to success in France

Infor has announced that it has partnered the University of Perpignan Via Domitia (UPVD). The announcement is part of the wider Infor Education Alliance Program (EAP). This program now has initiatives across the ASEAN region in China, India, Korea and recently in Thailand. Infor also recently announced Manchester Business School in the UK had signed…

Unit4 strengthens student management

Unit4 has announced the Spring ’17 release of its student management solution. This is an industry sector in which Unit4 claims market leadership. The investment in the solution is aimed to cement that position. Recent wins at the University of Aberdeen, the University of Modern Sciences in Dubai and Buckingham New University indicate that its…