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Temporary resources with a permanent mindset

Wednesday June 13th, 2018

After many years of working with IT teams in organisations big, small and in between, I know that this is the time of year when budget decisions start to bite. Capacity planning in technology departments is never an easy job. So, when those new projects, company acquisitions or customer requirements drop into the schedule, IT… Read more »

6 tech podcasts that you should be listening to in 2018

Tuesday June 5th, 2018

Podcasts are a great way to stay educated and informed. As episodes are available on-demand, you can work them around your day to suit you. Many professionals are using podcasts to help with their professional development, learning from inspirational speakers and experts in their field. We’ve rounded up what we think are the best technology… Read more »

Jumar announces partnership with leading marine insurer

Friday June 1st, 2018

  Jumar Solutions Limited, provider of integrated IT solutions and recruitment services to clients in the UK and globally, has today announced a new technology partnership with leading marine insurer, The Shipowners’ Club. Shipowners’ has taken a 33% stake in Jumar’s parent company, Jumar Holdings Limited, to sit alongside the 67% stake held by the… Read more »

Google Research rebrands as Google AI

Tuesday May 8th, 2018

Artificial Intelligence is on the lips of every technology company right now, with the technology central to many organisations’ long-term strategies. For Google, AI has been core to the development of all the machine learning techniques embedded in its products across the board. The importance of AI is so high for Google that it has… Read more »

Gender diversity in the IT industry

Wednesday February 28th, 2018

Gender diversity in the technology industry is an urgent issue. Women represent a fifth of the workforce, a number that has decreased over the last 30 years. If the labour market’s demand grows at the rate it has been over the last decade, and the number of women in tech doesn’t drastically improve, then the… Read more »

Raising the quality standard – Jumar transitions to an improved level of compliance

Monday January 22nd, 2018

Jumar is delighted to announce that it has made a significant step in its ongoing commitment to quality, by transitioning to the new ISO 9001:2015 standard. The company has held ISO 9001:2008 for many years, and in December 2017, was formally certified to the newest version of this international accreditation. ISO 9001 covers all elements… Read more »

Social Housing: Meeting IT challenges

Tuesday December 12th, 2017

Chris Weston is Jumar’s Technology Advisor and Digital Strategist. A leading authority on driving business growth using technology, Chris was recognised in CIO Magazine’s top 100 IT leaders in 2016. The social housing sector is under enormous pressure to work more efficiently, amid increasing demand and fewer resources. This is exacerbated by unprecedented strain on… Read more »

How will smart contracts change the IT industry?

Wednesday November 29th, 2017

Smart contracts utilise the blockchain technology to help people exchange goods transparently, whilst avoiding the need for a middleman. The system works using the if-then premise. For example, if Mr.Bloggs turns up for a full day of work today, then he will be paid his day rate, if he doesn’t, then he won’t be paid…. Read more »

Blockchain. The demand for expertise.

Thursday November 2nd, 2017

LinkedIn has seen the number of Blockchain related-job adverts surge over the last year as experts claim demand for expertise is far outweighing the supply. For a technology that is yet to be fully utilised, its showing promising signs of becoming one of the hottest areas for technology recruitment. In this post, I’ll outline the… Read more »

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