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AI Made Easy with Azure Cognitive Services

AI Made Easy with Azure Cognitive Services

Whether we realize it or not, machine learning (ML) and artificial intelligence (AI) are touching lives every day. Credit-card companies use ML/AI models to check for fraud in real-time; retailers use them to entice customers with additional purchases, and linguists use them to translate speech.Read more

Is Your Driver Safety Training Program Missing the Human Touch?

Is Your Driver Training Program Missing the Human Touch?

Fleet managers and safety managers have more information and tools to identify driver risk than ever before. Thanks to advanced analytic tools, managers can identify driving risks quickly and with incredible accuracy. However, finding practical ways to mitigate those risks is still very much a human problem.Read more

Want to Become a Full Stack Developer? Enroll in our September Bootcamp

 Want to Become a Full Stack Developer? Enroll in our Bootcamp

What is a full stack developer, and why are we hearing so much about it these days? When you boil it all down, a full stack developer is someone who can navigate both the front-end­ — any part of an application that the end-user will see — and back-end — the parts of the application that contain the logic processing, error handling, database calls and server interface of web development.Read more

Do Soft Skills Matter?

Do Soft Skills Matter?

Regardless of what you call them, everyone needs to start paying soft skills the attention they deserve. According to the World Economic Forum’s The Future of Jobs 2018 report, here are the top five skills likely to be trending in 2022:

  1. Analytical thinking and innovation
  2. Active learning and learning strategies
  3. Creativity originality and initiative
  4. Tech design and programming
  5. Critical thinking and analysis

What is the most striking part of this list?Read more

3 Courses for Learning Blockchain Basics

Three Courses for Learning Blockchain Basics

Blockchain, a mechanism for storing data in a form that is encrypted and distributed across multiple machines, is the current hot ticket item and is everywhere. The main reason for this popularity is that once you write data to a blockchain, it is impossible to tamper with it.Read more

Is Your Organisation Prepared for a Compliance Audit?

Is Your Organisation Prepared for a Compliance Audit?

Despite the near-constant barrage of reports about the risks of non-compliance or the latest GDPR breaches and fines, the data tells us that UK companies are struggling to achieve complete compliance. A 2018 Baker McKenzie survey of over 500 companies found that 52% of large UK corporates have unresolved compliance issues yet to be discovered by a regulator.Read more

Putting the I in AI with the New Skillsoft Aspire Journey on Machine Learning

Putting the I in AI with the New Skillsoft Aspire Journey on Machine Learning.

Increasing at a compound annual growth rate of 42%, the global machine learning (ML) industry, will be worth a phenomenal $9 billion towards the end of 2022. Despite this figure, there are many cases of failure to deploy a reliable artificial intelligence (AI) product or service.  Read more

Is Your Organisation Prepared for a Flood or a Fire?

Firefighter extinguishing a fire

We all watched in horror and disbelief as smoke billowed from a burning Notre-Dame. It was a stark reminder of the vulnerability of buildings, even those that have withstood countless attacks and bombings. It is also a reminder to all that nothing is permanent, and although the French firefighters managed to save the main bell towers and outer walls of the cathedral, this is not always the case.Read more