Category Archives: Technology

Use of simulation in training and career development

Change

I came across this article today, and being considered by some to be an expert on IT, it registered with me. I often get asked what app someone should use, but have also learned to be careful, because what works … Continue reading

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There is no talent shortage – part 3

The Corporate IT Forum has just found out that one result of offshoring entry-level IT roles has fuelled a shortage of experienced IT staff in the UK. Simply, if you offshore all the work that entry level IT staff would … Continue reading

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Dire Need to Increase Funding for Skills Training in Developing World

The UN’s latest report on skills, 10th Education for All Global Monitoring Report, highlights the need to find alternative routes to educating young people. Irina Bokova, Director General of UNESCO, said at the launch: “We are witnessing a young generation … Continue reading

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Simulators & skills go back a long way

‘Simulator (noun): any device or system that reproduces the conditions of a situation for the purposes of research or training’ (Collins, 2005) Years ago I lived in Hong Kong and would take off and land at the legendary Kai Tak … Continue reading

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Aakash for access to skills

Aakash is a hindi word meaning “sky or “ether”. It is a word that will become better known. Now, it is the brand name for an Android-based tablet computer produced by the British company Datawind and manufactured by the India … Continue reading

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Isn’t Android a great tool?

Writing this post from the Android WordPress app. Easy to do and the app is free! 🙂 There are two ways to extend a business. Take inventory of what you’re good at and extend out from your skills. Or determine … Continue reading

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