The digital transformation is rushing by. We are becoming more reliant on digitalization. Hence it's of the upmost importance that we fence ourselves against disruptions. In this digital economy we are facing several challenges, and one of the biggest challenges is the ever-growing IT skills gap. Unfortunately, employers are reporting the highest global talent shortage since 2007. 40% … [Read more...] about IT skills gap: how do we close the gap?
Wednesday the 28th of June marked the kick-off of the RESILIENCEpoort network. A variety of stakeholders gathered at International Press Center Nieuwspoort to discuss opportunities for cooperation concerning resilience. RESILIENCEpoort board member Frits Bussemaker opened the event with an introduction of RESILIENCEpoort's main objectives: putting resilience on the political agenda … [Read more...] about RESILIENCEpoort Kick-Off: Changing the Agenda
It is time to shift our vision of what constitutes cities of the future. Nowadays, cities should focus on integrating resilience into urban planning and development. This can be done via new and smarter technologies. Resilience refers to the adaptability of cities to survive and thrive regardless of shocks and stresses they may face, creating safer, and more sustainable and more resilient cities. … [Read more...] about Cities of the Future: From Smart Cities to Resilient Cities
Resilient against Cyber-attacks The need for cyber security is growing fast in this ever-changing society. Having a resilient digital infrastructure is becoming more and more important. This importance was undoubtedly illustrated by the cyber-attack on the Tesco Bank in the United Kingdom. Cyber thieves attacked the online accounts of the customers of the bank, resulting in the loss of £2.5 … [Read more...] about Why is Cyber Security Important?