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Barriers inhibiting uptake of human-centric app development
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Despite believing human-centric app development is crucial, just 24% of Australians are implementing relevant measures.
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Marie Helm: Leading Dynamic Supplies with purpose and passion
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The General Manager at Dynamic Supplies NZ is transforming corporate culture, prioritising personal growth and a drive for team success over traditional measures.
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IWD 2024: Fostering an unconditionally inclusive culture globally
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The global push for an unconditionally inclusive culture is underlined, spotlighting the critical roles tech industries play in promoting diversity and gender equality.
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IWD 2024: Breaking barriers in sportstech through cross-industry engagement
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Australia's sportstech sector, generating A$4.25 billion, fosters cross-industry collaboration leading to improved diversity and broader opportunities.
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IWD 2024: Driving inclusion - Lessons I learnt from the automotive sector
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Challenging the male-dominated culture in the automotive sector has taught invaluable lessons for better inclusion, says former HR head of a leading automotive retail company.
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IWD 2024: Take the fear factor out and ask for support
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Female leaders break barriers and redefine tech sector - experts from Eagle Eye emphasise diversity and female empowerment in the workplace for progress acceleration.
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IWD 2024: Women in tech leaders share challenges & solutions on this special day
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On International Women's Day, global female tech leaders share insights on challenges and solutions for boosting women's presence in the industry, emphasizing the need for diversity, inclusion, and flexibility.
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IWD 2024: Funding - The key to empowering female entrepreneurs in the UK
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As mere 2p in every £1 invested in early-stage UK businesses goes to women, the IWD 2024 focus is on addressing the disparity in funding for female entrepreneurs.
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IWD 2024: Collaboration is key to driving diversity in tech
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Stereotypes hamper women's progress in tech, with only 24% reaching leadership roles in 2023. Collaboration and mentorship are essential to fostering diversity, driving innovation, and breaking barriers.
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IWD 2024: Tackling the gender gap: A call to revolutionise STEM education
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As the International Women's Day 2024 approaches, UK tech industry veteran, Juliet Moran, criticises the education system for the continual underrepresentation of women in technology-related fields.
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IWD 2024: Accelerating progress: One challenge and one day at a time
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A seasoned technology executive reflects on her 30-year journey, confronting biases and championing change in a male-dominated industry, this International Women's Day.
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IWD 2024: Fostering diversity and inclusivity within the tech sector
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Leveraging IWD 2024 theme 'Inspire Inclusion', tech industry rallies to diversify recruitment, unlock women's potential, and provide flexible work arrangements.
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IWD 2024: Carving our place and shaping the future
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Beyond equality, women in IT are reshaping the industry, bridging societal divides and pushing for greater inclusivity, proving their importance in tech leadership.
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UK's digital skill gap tackled by Institute of Coding's courses
Thu, 15th Feb 2024
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digital careers
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Despite misconceptions, UK’s digital skills confidence crisis; addressing cost and time barriers with free, flexible courses to boost tech capabilities.
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SoftIron unveils world's first AUKUS Cloud for secure data storage
Fri, 17th Nov 2023
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SoftIron unveils the world's first sovereign AUKUS Cloud, offering cutting-edge secure data storage technology for battlefields and challenging environments.
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Westcon-Comstor & Check Point form alliance to boost MSSP growth
Thu, 16th Nov 2023
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investment
Westcon-Comstor teams up with Check Point to stimulate growth for Managed Security Service Providers worldwide.
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Projected surge in 5G NR and LTE small cell RAN equipment spending
Mon, 23rd Oct 2023
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mobile operators
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5G NR and LTE-based small cell RAN equipment spending to reach nearly USD $3 billion by 2026, says SNS Telecom & IT.
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Cloud technology's potential impact on New Zealand economy
Tue, 10th Oct 2023
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AWS research shows that small to medium-sized Kiwi enterprises adopting cloud technology could generate NZ$1.5bn in productivity gains by 2030.
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Peacock to upgrade ERTO's systems for major Irish tunnels
Tue, 10th Oct 2023
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Peacock Engineering partners with Egis Road and Tunnel Operations to upgrade asset management systems for Dublin and Jack-Lynch Tunnels.
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The barriers to excellence for ANZ procurement teams
Wed, 6th Sep 2023
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research
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procurement
New research has revealed the five key barriers to strategic excellence for ANZ procurement teams and how technology can help overcome these barriers.
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Potential barriers to innovation in tertiary education revealed
Tue, 21st Mar 2017
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tertiary education
Barriers to innovation within New Zealand's tertiary education system have been identified by the Productivity Commission.
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Consumer adoption of Internet of Things inevitable, study shows
Tue, 16th Jun 2015
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IoT adoption set to soar in next decade, with 30% of consumers planning to purchase an in-home device in next 2 years.
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Reconciliation-as-a-service: Supporting the was model
Wed, 24th Dec 2014
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bizview
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resellers
Chris O’Kane, BIZview business manager, guides resellers through the three phases of the journey for customers to reconciliation-as-a-service.
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New fund to help meet need for homegrown tech talent
Tue, 18th Feb 2014
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A new tuition fund to train software developers has been launched to help address the critical shortage of IT talent in New Zealand.