Interview: Jeni Scott on digital literacy

There’s a major focus on developing people’s digital literacy as the world becomes more interconnected and tech-dominated. The Welsh Government has already made it an Essential Skill and recently announced plans to add digital competence to the curriculum. We speak to Jeni Scott, one of the country’s first qualified digital literacy specialists, about digital literacy...

Cardiff Bay cloud computing firm represents Wales at Accountex London

Cardiff Bay-based cloud computing firm AddMass represented the Welsh technology sector with an exhibition stand at Accountex held in London last month. The Accountex exhibition is the UK’s only national exhibition for accountants and finance directors working in practice, business and the public sector. AddMass showcased some of the software and systems it implements for its...

Newport IT firm launches child-friendly PC

A2Z Computing has developed and launched a hybrid PC capable of being used as a tablet and a laptop for accelerated learning among young people. The Fizzbook Duo has taken six years to develop, with initial plans drawn up in 2009. In that time, numerous prototypes have been developed and tested, with the final model...

How Swansea-based Dezrez transformed its workforce through government funding schemes

Swansea-based Dezrez, which provides estate agencies with sales, lettings and property management software, is something of a flagship company for a number of Welsh Government schemes designed to strengthen the country’s footing in innovation-led sectors such as technology and digital. Last year, the innovative tech company rounded up £2.7 million in terms of investment, with...

Seedrs to support new Welsh Government business growth programme

Equity crowdfunding platform Seedrs has been selected as a strategic partner to support a £20m Welsh Government business programme aimed at high-growth companies. The Accelerated Growth Programme, backed by the European Regional Development Fund, will last six years and work with 1,000 ambitious businesses based in Wales. Newport-based Impact Innovation, a consulting and advice firm specialising...

Community and collaboration

Community and collaboration are two elements that make entrepreneurship what it is and drive enterprising teams to come up with ideas that wow and shine. They’re at the very heart of Wales’s technology industry and make it so diverse. There are a range of communities and collaborative projects that aim to take both to the...

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