TechDay New Zealand - Aotearoa's technology news network

Bias stories

Story image
Over half of UK HR professionals considering AI adoption, reveals report
2 days ago
#
productivity
#
construction
#
gartner
Over 50% of UK HR professionals are already using artificial intelligence (AI) or seriously considering its adoption, says report.
Story image
Salesforce fulfils pledge to offer 500,000 upskilling opportunities for women
Last week
#
dei
#
salesforce
#
jobs
Salesforce surpasses pledge by providing 500,000 upskilling opportunities for women in the Indo-Pacific region.
Story image
New Relic launches industry-first AI powered app performance monitoring solution
Last month
#
aws
#
apm
#
quality
New Relic unveils the industry's first AI application performance monitor, providing unprecedented visibility into AI stacks.
Story image
ECI Software Solutions shortlisted for two global industry accolades
Last month
#
gender diversity
#
gender equality
#
awards
ECI Software Solutions has been nominated for the Stratus Award for Cloud Computing and a Stevie Award for Women in Business.
Story image
UK Women in Tech Awards 2023 shine on outstanding contributors
Sat, 14th Oct 2023
#
innovation
#
careers
#
it industry
The Women in Tech Awards 2023 celebrated women professionals making significant contributions to the industry.
Story image
Call for action on UK digital skills gap for women
Wed, 11th Oct 2023
#
business
#
engineering
#
government
UK leaders call for action to alleviate the digital skills gap, especially for women, amid rising tech sector demand.
Story image
Tech industry's skills gap & bias towards top universities limiting diversity
Fri, 6th Oct 2023
#
report
#
generation z
#
higher education
A 'Diversity in Tech' report indicates a skills gap and bias towards top universities limits tech industry diversity.
Story image
Australia's gender-based skills gap in AI: Women risk becoming left behind
Tue, 26th Sep 2023
#
ai
#
randstad
#
gender diversity
Alarming gender-based skills gap in AI discovered in Australia, with men twice as likely to use AI tools in the workplace.
Story image
Generative AI users have data privacy and bias concerns: Applause
Fri, 15th Sep 2023
#
digital technology
#
privacy breach
#
copyright
Despite concerns Applause global survey reveals that 79% of respondents actively use generative AI services, with ChatGPT being the most popular.
Story image
Datacom, Yoobee partnership to increase women in tech
Wed, 10th May 2023
#
dei
#
women in technology
#
datacom
The partnership delivers course-to-career scholarships and help balance the gender scales by supporting more women into New Zealand's technology workforce.
Story image
IWD 2023: Bridging the gender gap in cybersecurity
Wed, 8th Mar 2023
#
dei
#
cybersecurity
#
skills shortage
Cybersecurity is one of the fastest-growing industries in the world, with the rapid rollout of technology heightening the demand for IT security services.
Story image
IWD 2023: Breaking through the stereotypes for diversity in cyber
Wed, 8th Mar 2023
#
dei
#
cybersecurity
#
iwd
Only 25% of cyber security professionals are women, leaving a big gap in perspectives for protecting the digital economy and online safety, says a new study.
Story image
IWD 2023: Why equity in the ICT world needs to start in primary school
Wed, 8th Mar 2023
#
dei
#
ict
#
women in technology
Inspiring young girls with the transformational power of technology will help close the sector’s stubbornly wide gender gap.
Story image
IWD 2023: Unlocking the spirit of female entrepreneurism
Wed, 8th Mar 2023
#
dei
#
iwd
#
it industry
Entrenched social norms, unconscious biases and a lack of representation of women in senior roles create barriers for women looking to enter the workforce.
Story image
IWD 2023: 5 steps to eliminate the gender pay gap
Wed, 8th Mar 2023
#
dei
#
iwd
#
women in technology
As we 'celebrate' another International Women's Day, the time for Australian companies to take action to close the gender pay gap is now.
Story image
IWD 2023: How organizations can reduce gender bias with Data Science and AI
Wed, 8th Mar 2023
#
data science
#
dei
#
ai
Despite the immense growth the region has seen in recent years, a majority of consumers continue to be unbanked or underbanked.
Story image
IWD 2023: Why gender equality requires more than corporate policies
Wed, 8th Mar 2023
#
dei
#
cybersecurity
#
iwd
Australian tech companies strive for gender equity, but work remains to close wage and leadership gaps, according to the 2022 Global Gender Gap Report.
Story image
IWD 2023: Overcoming gender biases in the tech industry and beyond
Wed, 8th Mar 2023
#
dei
#
women in technology
#
it industry
It's important to remember that it's impossible to please everyone, and trying to do so is a recipe for unhappiness.
Story image
IWD 2023: Diverse perspectives for post pandemic regeneration
Wed, 8th Mar 2023
#
dei
#
women in technology
#
iwd
As businesses look to achieve greater output efficiency following years of stagnation, they often need not look further than their people.
Story image
IWD 2023: Moving towards gender equity in STEM careers
Wed, 8th Mar 2023
#
dei
#
women in technology
#
support
The campaign to encourage girls into STEM subjects is an admirable one, but there's more to gender equity than education alone.
Story image
IWD 2023: How equity can boost organisational success
Wed, 8th Mar 2023
#
dei
#
women in technology
#
workplace
Study reveals that women are underrepresented in leadership roles and not promoted at the same rate as men. Diversity and equity still a challenge.
Story image
IWD 2023: How men can, and should, support women in tech
Wed, 8th Mar 2023
#
dei
#
iwd
#
women in technology
Advocating for women and helping to bridge the gender gap in tech is not something done on the side. Instead, it must become a mindset.
Story image
IWD 2023: Can AI help to address gender bias in technology?
Wed, 8th Mar 2023
#
ai
#
dei
#
iwd
There's a lot of buzz about ChatGPT right now. I've been testing out the technology and wondering where this innovation will take us.
Story image
IWD 2023: Slow but steady - why gender equity can’t be a quick fix
Wed, 8th Mar 2023
#
dei
#
iwd
#
women in technology
It’s important organisations keep plugging away with programs and initiatives to make ICT a more female-friendly industry.