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How can the region’s manufacturers keep up with new technologies?

Culture and skills are the biggest barriers to technology adoption, according to manufacturing and digital experts.

Digital-tech companies are keen to amplify the ‘humble brilliance’ of the Sheffield City Region’s manufacturing sector, but say the biggest obstacles are often cultural rather than technological. This was one of the key themes of the University of Sheffield Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre’s (AMRC) latest Digital Meet Manufacturing (DMM) event, held in collaboration with The

How to get hired in the tech sector

In this guest post from TribePad, we get some advice for jobseekers in the digital industries.

The digital sectors are growing and with new developments in technology each year, these industries are on the lookout for new talent. But how can you meet the requirements of employers and secure your perfect role in Sheffield’s tech sectors? Here’s some guidance we have put together based on our work in the recruitment and

Sally Bogg talks diversity in tech

Our AGM guest speaker shares her experiences and recommendations of increasing diversity in the tech sector

How diverse is the tech sector? It came as no surprise to hear from Sally that women are underrepresented in the sector. Despite making up 50% of the national workforce, women only hold 20% of the UK’s tech roles. Only 18% of Computer Science graduates are female and just 15% of tech startups are owned

Meet talented people from the Tech Set Go! developer course

A new training programme is connecting employers to a diverse pool of future developers.

Tech Set Go! is a programme focused on finding and training individuals who are typically underrepresented in the tech sector – women for example, and individuals who are neurodiverse but have an aptitude for tech. We also wanted to focus on areas of deprivation where links with tech sector employers are often weaker. The core