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How AI Can Identify Fake News And Warn Advertisers Who Want to Avoid It

June 19, 2018 FROM NEXTGOV arrow The world has a fake news problem. And with the speed and scale of false information being spread across the internet, it can seem impossible to stop. Artificial intelligence could be a way to slow its spread—and help stop companies profiting from intentional or accidental dissemination. The method will be...

The Biggest Problem The World's Workforce Faces Is a Classic Management Issue

June 12, 2018 The world is in the midst of a fourth industrial revolution, as the greater adoption of complex technology—particularly artificial intelligence and automation—shapes company processes and recalibrates workforces. The greatest challenge companies face is rolling out new tech while also making sure workers are prepared for the seismic changes. This is...

If It Takes More Than a Month To Hire Someone, You've Already Lost Your Top Pick

May 15, 2018 The best hiring managers spend time searching for ideal candidates, going through rigorous interview processes. But if the journey takes longer than a month, it’s highly likely that they’ll lose out on top candidates, according to independent research conducted by 3Gem, commissioned by recruitment firm Robert Half UK. The survey,...

The Homeland Security Department Just Hired a UK Firm of 20 People to Help With Border Security

April 17, 2018 FROM NEXTGOV arrow A London-based cyber-security firm with just 20 employees became the first overseas company to win a contract with the Homeland Security Department to help tackle border security. iProov will roll out its biometric facial verification technology to help U.S. Customs and Border Protection and improve the passenger-entry operation process under...

The Department Of Homeland Security Just Hired a U.K. Firm Of 20 People To Help With Border Security

April 16, 2018 A London-based cyber-security firm with just 20 employees became the first overseas company to win a contract with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security to help tackle border security. iProov will roll out its biometric facial verification technology to help Customs and Border Protection (CBP) and improve the passenger-entry operation...

Amazon Has Replaced Google as the Best Place to Work in the U.S.

March 26, 2018 FROM NEXTGOV arrow Amazon has knocked Google off the top spot as the best place to work in the world, according to LinkedIn. Each year, the social network for professionals goes through “billions of actions” taken by LinkedIn’s over 500 million members and crunches data from three areas; jobs applications, engagement (interest in...

Closing The Pay Gap Means Women Are Going To Have To Start Bragging

March 8, 2018 You’d think that simply performing well at work and helping others would be enough to get you the recognition you deserve. But as a woman you might as well shoot yourself in the foot. Not only will you be less likely to get that pat on the back, you might...

A Holiday Spike in Russian Vessels Near UK Waters

December 28, 2017 Russia’s Christmas present to Britain? Sending a warship incredibly close to UK territorial waters. On Dec. 23, the Royal Navy frigate HMS St Albans was called upon to “keep watch” on and escort a new Russian warship “through the North Sea and areas of UK interest,” the Royal Navy confirmed....

Changing the Language in Job Ads Could Help Bring More Women Into Tech

November 28, 2017 FROM NEXTGOV arrow Over 90 companies, including HP, Accenture, Cisco, and Dell, have signed up to a collective Tech Talent Charter, which aims to promote greater gender diversity in the UK’s tech workforce. The charter, which has also received funding from the British government, pledges to bring companies together to address the industry’s...

Changing The Language In Job Ads Could Help Bring More Women Into Tech

November 27, 2017 Over 90 companies, including HP, Accenture, Cisco, and Dell, have signed up to a collective Tech Talent Charter, which aims to promote greater gender diversity in the UK’s tech workforce. The charter, which has also received funding from the British government, pledges to bring companies together to address the industry’s...