Half of young people do not feel prepared for world of work – CBI/Accenture/Hays survey

Almost half (49%) of young people (aged 17-23) believe that their education has not prepared them for the world of work, according to a new CBI survey, alongside Accenture and Hays. "We need to equip young people for tomorrow’s workplace as well as today’s" Our own Peter lacy spoke earlier from hashtag#CBI2018 demonstrating the importance of harnessing youth enthusiasm and energy to drive the future workforce.

More here: http://www.cbi.org.uk/news/half-of-young-people-do-not-feel-prepared-for-world-of-work-cbi-accenture-hays-survey/

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Setting the record straight about Agora’s Blockchain Elections Misleading headlines on the internet

A group of Sierra Leoneans who are passionate about open elections data and open data are deeply concerned about the misleading headlines being propagated on the internet by “Agora, a Swiss Lab & Foundation for digital democracy.”

The Sierra Leone National Electoral Commission (NEC) did not officially use Agora’s blockchain technology to vote or tally votes during the March 7th, 2018 general elections held in Sierra Leone.

Acquia Cloud Log Streaming Chrome Extension

Acquia just launched "Acquia Cloud Log Streaming Chrome Extension" that allows developers to see the logs they are generating in real time as they click around their websites. This is a big time saver. I just had the pleasure of installing and using it to run a quick test. It worked just as described.

https://dev.acquia.com/blog/announcing-the-acquia-cloud-log-streaming-chrome-extension/11/01/2016/8396

 

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Behat test results from a Drupal project

At my current project, we have been experimenting with Behat. We are currently using behat to test key user stories before and after every code push in pantheon. I will be posting more information later on the entire process and how we got it to work well for us. In the mean time, I have attached a screen shot from a sample test to give you an idea of what it may look like for you and clients when you do it right. We have basically turned client user stories into functional test plans that produces results that are clean and easy to understand by the client.