Stay tech savvy with the Eligo Technology news roundup, featuring the latest news and updates from the Tech industry each week. This week ending 13/01/2017 Amazon promises a new job training platform for young people and veterans and Snapchat chooses the UK for its international hub. Recent reports also announce agile and DevOps work better together and the top 50 developer tools of 2016 are revealed.
Amazon launches UK job training platform and placement program
Amazon recently announced the launch of AWS re: Start a training and job placement program to help young adults and veterans in the UK. In partnership with The Prince’s Trust and the UK ministry, the program aims to help around 1000 people improve their technical skills and find IT jobs, irrespective of their previous experience. Participants will learn how to architect, design and develop cloud-based applications using AWS.
Read more here ZDnet (12/01/2017)
Snapchat chooses the UK to house its non-US activity
Snap, the company behind Snapchat have announced that they have chosen the UK as its hub for non-US activity. This is another boost for post-Brexit UK, following the announcement from Apple opening its new HQ in London. A representative from Snap declared that “the UK’s strong creative industries make this a great place to build a global business.”
Read more here
Tech City News (10/01/2017)
Report announces Agile and DevOps work better together than alone
A report from CA Technologies revealed that businesses have experienced better customer satisfaction and brand loyalty when mixing Agile with DevOps. The report also discovered that 75% of respondents reported improved employee recruitment and retention when using both agile and DevOps. With businesses seeing a 45% increase in employee productivity and 78% increase in customer experience. General Manager for agile management at CA stated that “when agile and DevOps are practised together the benefits are even better”.
Read more here SD Times (11/01/2017)
Stackshare announces the top 50 developer tools of 2016
Read more here SDTimes (11/01/2017)
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