Jon Kennard Freelance writer Freelance Share this content Thinkstock L&D news round-up: 7 Aug 2014 by Jon Kennard 7th Aug 2014 Jon Kennard Freelance writer Freelance Share this content News round-up time. Have a look at these stories from around the worldwide web. Skills gap leaves UK vulnerable to cyber attack, says business - Financial Times With all these stories appearing about skills gaps, maybe businesses and local councils should have listened to L&D departments a bit more over the last couple of years? How high-performance computing can break through the skills barrier - Information Age Getting better... £10m technology centre aimed at helping to fix city’s skills shortage - The Yorkshire Post More of this please. The Learning and Development Revolution We Need to Have - The Association for Talent Development 'Culture eats strategy for breakfast'. Nice piece from Clark Quinn for the old ASTD. What Great Leadership Training Does Now That It Didn't 10 Years Ago - Forbes Good piece from Forbes with some nice takeaways too. Coming soon: A way for your boss to track your every move - Chicago Tribute The dystopian side of wearable tech. Coaching v mentoring: what works best for teachers? - The Guardian Guardian blogs separates the two disciplines. UK adults prefer using gadgets to sleeping - News.com.au How to spin some average stats into a news story. But 'people spend marginally more time at work than they do in bed' wouldn't have had the same impact. Tags: Share this content Leave a comment Related content Business 26th Sep 2018 An interview with an L&D data detective by Becky Norman Business 23rd Oct 2017 Sponsored 9 key VR terms L&D needs to know by Bradley Stacey Business 15th Sep 2017 Sponsored Challenging assumptions around VR in learning by Bradley Stacey Any Answers comment Icon 2 Business 14th Sep 2017 VR in learning isn’t as hard as you think by Bradley Stacey Any Answers comment Icon 1 Jon Kennard Freelance writer Freelance Jon Kennard is a freelance writer and social media manager, and former editor of TrainingZone.co.uk. Read more from Jon Kennard Advertisement Replies (0) Please login or register to join the discussion. There are currently no replies, be the first to post a reply.