Things we learned at Web Summit 2017 - Lifelong Learning

by BizDevCorp on Nov 22, 2017 12:25:45 PM

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Sixty percent of jobs that exist in 2030 are still unkown.

This was a comment that we heard during several talks at the recent Web Summit. But if this is the expectation, how can we prepare our education for this? By becoming lifelong learners, was the answer. Because if you do not continue to learn, your job will eventually face a dead end. This blog will summarize a discussion about the definition of lifelong learning and how this concept is currently applied in education.


5 Tips for Learning Coding (With No Prior Experience)

by Inc. on Nov 14, 2017 3:08:13 PM

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The only way to develop a comprehensive understanding of coding is by first building a foundational knowledge of how and why programming does certain things.

At a time when certain job professions are withering away at the hands of technology and automation, there's one skill set that continues to be more in demand than ever before: coding.

Why Ansoff is still relevant in today's business environment

by BizDevCorp on Nov 7, 2017 2:15:58 PM

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Remember the Ansoff Matrix?

Remember the strategy tool that helped you determine a growth strategy for a business? The product/market matrix that made you play around with 4 options for growth by matching up existing and new products with existing and new markets. It was first launched in the Harvard Business Review in 1957 and became a loyal companion to many while working on case studies in university. But how relevant is Mr Igor Ansoff's thinking 60 years later in a world that seems dominated by start-ups who are constantly introducing new and innovative business models?

The 6 Essential Elements of an Effective Marketing Strategy

by BizDevCorp on Sep 27, 2017 12:23:25 PM

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Do you sometimes get the feeling that your marketing strategy is missing something? Maybe sales leads just aren’t closing, even though you have a great product. Or perhaps your top-of-funnel efforts simply aren’t generating enough leads in the first place.

Must-have skills for today’s graduates

by Toos VOS on Apr 13, 2017 9:55:21 AM









Employers want creative leaders, not nerds

On March 28 2017 this article was posted in the Irish Times

Enabling Digital Transformation

by Toos VOS on Apr 12, 2017 2:40:37 PM











Demand in the market

The digital revolution is changing the way decisions are made and commerce is transacted. Digital is now central to an organisation, not secondary. Now, more than ever, organisations and their employees face the challenge of developing and maintaining their commercial operations and customer engagement in the constantly evolving digital space. But the skills gap, and the need for training, is evident:

10 Tips to learn a new language

by Toos VOS on Apr 12, 2017 12:14:38 PM


Learning by Doing

Some people are able to learn a second language as if they try on a new pair of jeans. I once had a colleague who spoke Spanish with all our clients from South America. I worked with him in the same office, so I constantly hear him using his skills, switching from language to language. Later on I asked him how he learned the language, assuming he took a course. "On the phone" - was his answer!