Technology Skills For A Global Economy

A session at Digital London

Wednesday 14th March, 2012

10:50am to 11:10am (GMT)

Paul Coby will address the steps necessary to ensure that the UK has the technology-related skills it needs to compete in the global economy. He will review London’s role as the hub of the UK innovation and explain how businesses can benefit from its leading position at the forefront of decades of business and IT change. Paul will talk extensively about the need to improve IT skills training as a critical factor to the future, discuss some of the challenges in education today and what is being done to address those challenges and explain why a culture of skills retention and improvement is essential if technology is to hold the key to innovation, global competitiveness and sustainable economic growth.

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Paul Coby

Director of IT at John Lewis, Chair of SITA and Chair e-skillsUK CIO Board. All tweets are my own comments not of these organisations. bio from Twitter

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Time 10:50am11:10am GMT

Date Wed 14th March 2012


Summit Room B, ExCeL London

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