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What are professional services? (examples + key statistics)
Last month
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project management
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digitisation
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management
The professional services industry, valued at $6.02tn in 2022, incorporates diverse sectors from supply chain management to cybersecurity consulting.
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Code Institute calls for increased skills bootcamp funding
Thu, 30th Nov 2023
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compliance
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ai
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risk intelligence & compliance
Code Institute CEO, Jim Cassidy, calls for increased funding for skills bootcamps to address job market changes amid AI rise.
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Number of female workers in UK tech sector down by thousands
Fri, 18th Aug 2023
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women in technology
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it industry
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cios
Number of women in the UK tech sector declines in Q2 2023, raising concerns over the impact of economic caution on female workers.
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Singapore recorded as a prime target for cybercriminals
Mon, 24th Jul 2023
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email security
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phishing
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cybersecurity
Kaspersky’s latest statistics for Southeast Asia reveal that 43,445,502 phishing attempts were successfully blocked by Kaspersky Solutions in 2022.
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$534m lost in 2016 as credit card fraudsters ditched the plastic & moved online
Mon, 7th Aug 2017
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credit card fraud
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online shopping
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cios
Physical credit card fraud is on the decline as online fraud takes its place, according to new statistics from the Australian Payments Network.
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BroadSign Mobile used to bridge DOOH with smartphones in retail
Tue, 19th Apr 2016
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smartphones
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technology gifts
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url
BroadSign's Mobile offering is being used by Xprnc Media to engage with consumers, providing product information, coupons and discounts.
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1, 2, 3, No! - Don't get lost in questionable numbers...
Wed, 30th Jul 2014
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bi
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big data
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data analytics
I’m constantly amazed at how enamoured people are with numbers. Every time I give a presentation, I see people scribble down statistics about anything even if the validity or actionability of the number is questionable.
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Girls are all a-Twitter
Fri, 21st Jun 2013
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nz
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social media
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facebook
Teenage schoolgirls are flocking to the microblogging service Twitter, according to early results from the educational project CensusAtSchool.
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Second US$10 bn quarter for Google
Fri, 13th Apr 2012
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smartphones
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technology gifts
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youtube
Revenue up 24% year-on-year thanks to 'big bets' on Chrome, Android and YouTube.
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Web scams leapt 22% in 09 – report
Sat, 1st May 2010
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email security
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us
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fbi
The massive growth of online crime is clearly illustrated in the FBI’s annual report on cybercrime in the US.