Recognising diversity in tech organisations across Australia
Escaping gravity: Practical ways to support career growth paths for women in IT
It is a truth, universally acknowledged, that any report on gender diversity will contain the phrase: “there is still work to be done.”
IWD 2020 interview: Snowflake’s Alana Sahakian
As a celebration of International Women’s Day (IWD), we’re running a series of interviews with women in technology. Snowflake’s A/NZ channels and alliances manager Alana Sahakian shares her thoughts.
Leveling the business playing field for women
8% of women leading businesses in New Zealand are in companies with fewer than 10 employees, and that they operate smaller businesses than their male counterparts.
SolarWinds welcomes Chrystal Taylor to Head Geeks group
Head Geeks share expertise in all areas of IT such as DevOps, security, networking, database, and more.
AU firms fight digital skills gap in the age of work evolution
A recent survey from Deloitte and RMIT Online showed that out of 600 Australian businesses, 88% say it’s difficult to find skilled employees.
HPE South Pacific appoints new GM for partners and alliances
“She has proven her ability to deliver on business outcomes, effectively lead and develop her team, and proactively build critical relationships, and I am delighted to bring her into the HPE family."
Zscaler hones in on APAC & promises stronger regional presence
Zscaler’s new Asia Pacific and Japan (APJ) corporate sales director is on a mission to bring the company closer to Asia Pacific.
Honeywell launches ML solution to reduce buildings' energy consumption
Machine learning autonomously adjusts building energy settings to deliver up to 10% energy savings, says Honeywell.
ITU encourages ICT sector to reduce greenhouse gas emissions
The ICT industry should work towards reducing their greenhouse gas emissions by 45% in the next 10 years, in order to comply with the Paris Agreement.
Australian women-focusd hackathon #SheHacks expands across Victoria
"We want to make Australia the best place in the world for women to build and scale a startup. #SheHacks is the perfect starting point for any woman wanting to create something great."
Ethisphere recognises 2020 World’s Most Ethical Companies
This year 132 organisations from 21 countries and 51 industries have been recognised on the list.
GSMA reveals 2020 GLOMO Awards winners
The awards included 35 categories ranging from 5G leadership to mobile apps, mobile network infrastructure, diversity in tech, and STEAM efforts for children.
ANZ backs #LoveSpeech campaign to support LGBTIQ+ community
“Words do hurt”: That’s the message from Australia’s LGBTIQ+ community, of whom an overwhelming majority have been subjected to hurtful, homophobic or transphobic language.
How to independently track the performance of your campaign
We explain how you can independently track clicks that are coming from your Techday campaigns
Allen & Overy appoints five regional D&I partners
"As a firm we have made significant progress on our D&I agenda globally in recent years. To progress further, we need to ensure that our global policies are implemented through a local lens."
Qlik announces newest addition to executive team
The announcement comes after a spate of recent executive additions at Qlik.
Oracle staff condemn Larry Ellison's support for Donald Trump
More than 7000 Oracle employees and members of the public are asking Oracle to take a hard look at itself and its ‘commitment’ to diversity, ethics, and inclusion.
Qlik hires former Cognizant exec to new VP role, expands C-Suite
"I admire the company's bold, forward-looking vision for data and analytics."
Digital wellness key to superior employee experience - Citrix study
Digital wellness reflects the way that workplaces and their employees create an intentional and healthy relationship with workplace technology.
Culture Amp recruits diversity & inclusion veteran Aubrey Blanche
“The fact is, we know that equitable workplaces are happier, more innovative, and more financially sustainable,” comments Blanche.
AI tech to bolster suicide prevention efforts in Australia
New project will utilise artificial intelligence to streamline clinical records to better inform responses to suicide prevention.
Qlik launches challenge to fight climate change with data
"We are thrilled to do our part in enabling the next generation to create real solutions to climate issues through data.”
Pulse Secure offers free remote access software to firms in midst of Coronavirus
Pulse Secure is offering organizations means to quickly obtain Free PCS software licenses for 90-day use by their Asia Pacific-based employees.
Verizon unveils new managing director for APAC
"He has extensive experience in driving channel, vertical market and platform sales, coupled with expertise in DX, business integration and cyber security."
Cybersecurity reporting will need to be a seamless business process in 2020
many organisations are consistently underreporting the number and nature of cyber attacks they are suffering.
SolarWinds' welcomes Sojung Lee as vice president for APJ sales
Lee’s appointment is a major step up in the company’s ambitious sales strategy that focuses on building collaborative business relationships and bringing value to channel partners and customers in the region.
Global doors open for indigenous tech company
A new contract is a significant further step in the expansion of Warrgambi as an organisation founded on excellence in safety, quality, operations, staff development and social inclusiveness.
Teradata bolsters regional leadership with new VP
“Joining Teradata at this point in its journey is a great evolution for me and my curiosity for the way technology is actively improving communities and economies."
Gartner: The six tech trends HR should be ready for
Data security, number of people with disabilities in workforce to triple, the push for transparency, and everything automated.
Malwarebytes adds former Dropbox CMO to its board
Malwarebytes has snapped up former Dropbox CMO Carolyn Feinstein as its newest member of the Malwarebytes board of directors.