Malta's central position in the Mediterranean makes it a highly strategic dynamic hub in Europe. With the United Kingdom now with one foot out the EU door due to their imminent Brexit procedures, the time is just right for Malta to gain more traction and rank as a possible relocation destination for those UK start-ups and companies searching for stability and a securely opportune point of entry into the European market.
This is not said by way of criticism, but rather to acknowledge the challenge inherent within security innovation. Companies and governments can't afford to expose their digital security set-up, but must somehow find a way to embrace new innovations or the hackers will, inevitably, find a way through.
From companies that are trying to make car rental less stressful (the answer to all our prayers!) to startups that make travel planning a piece of cake by making others to do it for you (pure genius!) below are my personal picks of the best travel startups and apps to check out in 2017.
I really didn't think that my generation had to worry about those choices that I saw my mum making. It was only after speaking to my NCT group that I realised I was the only one who was planning to return to full time work. When I looked at my friends who had kids very few of them were working full time.
Yes, universities should be globally focused. Yes, they should contribute to knowledge through their powerful research. But initiatives like the Big Idea Challenge show how those closer to home can be inspired to walk a different path. Even if they never pass through our doors.
As an LGBT+ man, my needs are different to those of the straight, white male developer. We all have different experiences - black, white, straight, LGBT+, male, female, young, old - and as such the technology we use, if we are valued as consumers, needs to address these distinctions.
Squad Goals isn't just for millennials. The people you surround yourself with matter. They have the power to support you, stretch you and drive you to success. My squad is full of interesting and inspiring people, and it grows every day. I suggest you find a squad that does the same.
The right tech-head at the table is key to contributing to the view that anything is possible while viewing the perspective through the prism of client desires and commercial imperatives. As in all parts of the business, the right mind, the right experience and the right zeal moves us from fit for purpose to frigging fantastic
Starting a business is a daunting task at any time. This is even more true with the business pages full of fears about Brexit, and more recently, about the upcoming rise in business rates, which will take effect from April 2017.
The interesting takeaway of all this is that the future is now. The skills you will need to develop are already in demand today. Considering your degree, and future, through the prism of this change will yield great personal results.