17 Jun 2019

Launching Careerzone for unionlearn

Unionlearn, the learning and skills organisation of the Trades Union Congress (TUC), has recently launched a new careers area on their website called ‘Careerszone’. The aim is to provide a ‘one-stop-shop’ with information and resources on careers. I’ve led on the development of this new facility, which uses official ‘big data’ sources to generate careers data alongside other resources. One of the key tools is a comprehensive careers directory, which has a detailed breakdown of almost 400 occupations as classified by the Office for National Statistics. This includes job descriptions, required
21 Nov 2018

The rise of Low Coding

The term ‘Low Coding’ has been around for a few years now. It was first coined in 2014, and describes the growing trend for development platforms that allows users to build applications with very little coding. The term often covers systems that require no coding as well. These low coding platforms are usually cloud based, and are growing in popularity. Research Company Forrester predict the market will grow by 500% between 2018 and 2022. While both no code and low code software is covered by the term, there is a big difference between the two. No code systems usually allow people without any