Humanforce designs accessibility-compliant app for those with disabilities
“Employers can be doing much more to make the workplace more inclusive for the people with a disability currently working and also to increase employment of the many people with a disability looking for work."
Understanding customer diversity key to omnichannel experience
Citrix appoints new APJ field CTO & tech strategist
HPE rolls out 26 weeks' paid parental leave for A/NZ employees
Exclusive: Aruba founder shares vision for network infrastructure
Dell Technologies' Progress Made Real plan outlines social impact goals
Women underrepresented in cybersecurity in half of enterprises - Kaspersky
ACS appoints Siobhan Casey as director of Scale Up and Innovation Labs
Casey joins the company’s Sydney office from a background including board advisor and COO of fintech startup HashChing, as well as 20 years’ experience in fintech and FMCG.
Forget personal development, women want to be leaders
“What we are hearing is that women want to develop the capabilities that will support them to be better leaders and add value to their organisations."
Stevie Awards for Women in Business winners announced
More than 500 businesswomen and their guests attended a gala dinner in New York, with representatives attending from as far away as Australia, Indonesia, Taiwan, and Singapore.
Asia shines at Frost & Sullivan Asia-Pacific Best Practices Awards
"Award recipients have consistently demonstrated outstanding achievement and superior performance amidst the changing business landscape."
Kaspersky celebrates APAC MD Stephan Neumeier
Kaspersky’s APAC managing director Stephan Neumeier has been named executive of the year for IT services by the SBR Management Excellence Awards 2019.
Men feel less welcome in tech workplaces - Harvey Nash report
Women feel more welcome in the technology industry, yet men feel more unwelcome than ever.
A/NZ tech workers not feeling the happiness
Work happiness is not something to be trifled with – 97% of respondents say that happiness at work is important – and there are plenty of reasons why happiness is dwindling.
Spirit Telecom adds esteemed exec Greg Ridder to board
Ridder also serves on the boards of Oxfam Australia (director), Ethical Property Australia (chairman) and Phoenix Australia - Centre for Posttraumatic Mental Health (director).
Jane Betts appointed chief people officer at Findex
Betts’ role will sit in the executive management team, where she will be responsible for the driving the group’s employee engagement, retention and acquisition strategies.
Interview: Microsoft's Diana Kelley talks talent gaps and D&I
Kelley recently spoke at Microsoft Asia’s new Experience Center, where she talked through her experience as a security CTO, as well as IoT security, what’s ahead in 2020, and diversity and inclusion both in the cybersecurity sector, and in technology.
Security industry riddled with gender diversity issues & burnout
“The lack of diversity in this survey is a microcosm of the wider problem plaguing the cybersecurity industry."
Micron publishes annual Diversity, Equality and Inclusion report
“Micron believes that collaboration across our diverse workforce is the key to unlocking strength and innovation, and we are passionate about building a culture of inclusion where all team members are seen, heard, valued and respected.”
Analytics firm TrustSphere launches diversity & inclusion analytics product
“Ensuring network inclusiveness is not just an essential goal of D&I initiatives, but also correlates with business growth, innovation and social impact,” says TrustSphere CEO Manish Goel.
APAC lights the way for women in executive roles
Organisations in Asia Pacific and the United States have more women in management than organisations in Europe – and globally, female representation on boards has doubled in the space of just 10 years.
SYSPRO appoints Rob Stummer as APAC CEO
"His appointment is instrumental in delivering on our customer centricity promise by ensuring SYSPRO provides exceptional customer experiences and support in implementing emerging digital transformation technologies.”
Exclusive: How metrics are becoming everything in marketing
Client research across New Zealand and Australia has shown that clients value being able to track the success of their media campaigns and measure the effectiveness of their teams.
Cohesity appoints Cathy Conroy as Asia Pacific head of alliances
Conroy will be based out of Brisbane as she facilitates rapid organisational growth through the ongoing recruitment and management of an ever-increasing cohort of cloud, storage, and software partners.
Women in Payments Symposium recognises leaders & rising stars
The awards included five categories: Emerging Leader, Innovation, Thought Leader, Advocate for Women, and Distinguished Payments Professional.
Allianz executive swap program creates stronger company culture
Allianz is doing its bit to create a strong company culture – by creating a new human resources (HR) programme that allows senior executives to shadow their colleagues.
Over 80% of people living with a disability say recruitment bias exists
The data was found in a survey of 1,033 people by recruiting company Hays, who raised this issue in conjunction with the International Day of People with Disability (IDOPwD) today.
MacTel works with mental health not-for-profit Open Minds
Macquarie Telecom will provide critical mobile, voice, NBN and SD-WAN services to mental health and disability support for not-for-profit organisation Open Minds.
Microland hires Ramya Sampath Sharma as chief people officer
" I strongly believe that people are integral in enabling this growth and I look forward to working closely with the leadership in building a next generation digital workforce."
Citrix appoints new VP of worldwide channel sales & ecosystem
Bronwyn Hastings be responsible for Citrix’s global partner sales, go-to-market partner programs and partner marketing for all Citrix products.
Multinational firms face global HR challenges
Multinational firms are finding it more difficult to employ staff at every stage of the employee lifecycle, particularly when different countries’ labour laws are often difficult to understand.
PwC report: Nextgens will lead family businesses into the digital age
Family businesses should look to next generation (nextgen) leaders if their company is to thrive in the digital age, but that can only happen with greater support and trust by those currently in charge.
New CFO for ServiceNow, CEO assumes role
"Gina is the right person to join me and our leadership team, help continue ServiceNow's remarkable momentum, and drive our next phase of shared growth and success with our customers."
AU tech sector salaries growing - and so is employee turnover
“High rates of staff attrition are a concern for the industry and employers should be focused on implementing strategies to extend the average tenure of their employees,” says AIIA CEO Ron Gauci.
Viva Energy appoints chief people and technology officer
Viva Energy has appointed Amanda Fleming as its new chief people and technology officer.
Aussie teens empowered by tech but held back by career options
35% of Australian teenagers are of the opinion that they lack the preparation and exposure to technology in high school or college that would prepare them for a career.
MICROMINE announces new CEO
Former MYOB Group COO Andrew Birch has been named as the new CEO for software consulting firm for the mining sector, MICROMINE.
Samoa to host ITU’s global Girls in ICT Day 2020 celebrations
The celebration, which is held in April every year, aims to raise visibility and the importance of bringing women into ICT careers.
Microsoft showcases innovations in new Asia Pacific HQ
Almost 145,000 metres of cabling, 200 display screens, 179 Bluetooth beacons and 900 sensors make up Microsoft’s new Asia Pacific headquarters in Singapore, which is now home to the region’s first Microsoft Experience Centre.
VMware shines spotlight on tech as a force for good
VMware’s vFORUM Singapore has created new possibilities for the Association for Persons With Special Needs, a social service agency that provides education for people with mild intellectual disabilities.
NZ takes #2 spot in best markets for women entrepreneurs
New Zealand is second only to the United States for being the most conducive country to women’s entrepreneurship, a new report from Mastercard revealed today.
Nutanix appoints new chief commercial officer Tarkan Maner
Maner will be responsible for leading Nutanix’s global business development and corporate development efforts, with a focus on strategic partnerships, alliances, system integrators, and service providers.
GrowthOps reveals new director lineup
Replacing Dominque Fisher, Melissa Field and Paul Mansfield are six new directors, including former MP and minister Philip Dalidakis.