Recognising diversity in tech organisations across Australia
Exclusive: The changing role of women in technology
Recently IT Brief had the opportunity to talk to Rackspace A/NZ director of architecture, onboarding and professional services Emma Pudney about the role women play in tech businesses.
Exclusive: The women behind cloud computing
"We’re working towards change, but if women really want to become leaders in cloud computing, they have to stick with it."
The key to a successful digital transformation journey
"According to a Deloitte study, 90% of organisations believe their core business is threatened by new digital competitors."
Interview: GitHub's promise to diversity and social impact
GitHub is primarily a collaborative approach to coding and technical expertise, but dig a little deeper and you find that the company is so much more.
Adobe announces equal pay for employees across the globe
Adobe announced global pay parity between women and men, delivering on a commitment the company made earlier this year.
Exclusive: A better future for women in cyber security
"We aim to encourage women to get more involved in the security technology space."
Exclusive: Tackling the challenges faced by women in cybersecurity
Some companies though do an incredible job of recruiting women into their workforces, but they have problems retaining them.
MYOB addresses gender imbalance in tech with female developer programme
It hopes that programmes such as developher will encourage other tech companies to be proactive about attracting women into technical roles.
Why gender equality in tech is everybody’s issue – MYOB
When it comes to making a difference to gender equality in tech, men tend to come up with excuses on why they shouldn’t be involved.
Red Hat celebrates ‘women of open source’ at RHS 2018
Two young women were honoured on day 2 of Red Hat Summit, as part of a focus on Women in technology.
CompTIA launches global tech career directory for women and girls
CompTIA’s Advancing Women in Technology Community has created an online resource to help women and girls find their feet in the IT industry.
Girl power: Championing women in tech
Looking forward it's essential that the tech sector continues to champion women and encourage them to get involved.
Kiwi company chosen for women-only Aus tech accelerator
RIP Global is a cloud-based expense reporting and bookkeeping solution.
Data shows women work harder than men in Australia
"Women are working harder than men and now appear to be the driving force behind corporate performance."
Microsoft women file over 200 complaints of gender discrimination & sexual harassment
The documents show staff working in U.S-based technical jobs filed 238 complaints between 2010-2016.
10 key facts from Gartner on women in technology
"The lack of diversity in technology is glaring: according to the 2018 Gartner CIO Survey, 13% of CIOs are female. "
Interview: A chat with SolarWinds' Destiny Bertucci and how she discovered IT security
International Women’s Day may have passed, but there’s no reason why society shouldn’t keep up that recognition every day of the year.
Discrimination, advocacy, and standing together – Women in tech speak out
Xero’s International Women’s Day tea saw approximately 80 women who were Xero partners, customers, and employees coming together.
FEATURE: Tech’s female powerhouses tackle women shortage issue
International Women's Day is here and what better time to tackle the elephant in the room that is the huge gender disparity in the technology sector.
Where are all the women in tech? Survey finds answer
Gender equality is something the tech industry has always struggled with despite offering bright career and pay prospects.
More ‘Rainbow Diversity’ needed in Kiwi workplaces
One of the key barriers to implementing change of this nature is getting middle management on board.
Australia gets behind the global fight for gender equality
“We hope to accomplish a great deal during our time together to further gender equality and empowerment.”
Polycom on workplace diversity and multi-generational workforces in Australia
66% of Australia’s population, an estimated 11.8 million people aged between 15 and 64 years - now make up our workforce.
IBM sues former employee for taking diversity trade secrets to new Microsoft role
McIntyre’s lawyers have responded that IBM is wrongly seeking to enforce an overbroad non-competition clause.
In depth: McAfee on thought leadership, women in security and the skills shortage
McAfee’s vice president & chief technical strategist Candace Worley speaks about the rich world of security & how it’s changing for women in tech.
Three reasons why digital transformation projects fail
Marcelo Silva, Founder & CEO at DTS talks about the big pain points in digital transformation, and how you can avoid them.
Expert comment: Women shortage in cybersecurity needs addressing
A study has revealed that a minuscule 11 percent of the cybersecurity workforce are women - Kaspersky says this is attributing to the huge skills gap.
Bridging the rural-urban divide with technology, collaboration and bold ideas
What needs to be brought into focus now is that issues of inequality and lack of access are not limited to emerging or developing economies.
Vodafone fuels new course to tackle AU's low female STEM employment rate
"There is a lack of understanding about job prospects and roles for women in male-dominated STEM fields.”
New collaboration focuses on getting more women in tech
There’s a new collaboration in Australia and it’s all about helping women catapult their digital skills and futureproof their careers.