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  • Readify launches two-year tech graduate program

    Software company Readify has put together a two-year graduate program for university leavers to train in a real working environment in the areas of development and programming, design and data analysis.

    Written by Rebecca Merrett23 Feb. 16 09:51
  • Year 8 is the drop off point for girls in IT: Digital Careers

    Encouraging girls to study IT towards the end of high school could be too late, according to research by Digital Careers, which looked at the participation of girls in this year’s Bebras Australia Computational Thinking Challenge.

    Written by Rebecca Merrett11 Nov. 15 15:57
  • Still long way to go to close IT gender gap

    The gender gap is still pretty wide in the IT industry with the number of women working in the most popular technology fields not even coming close to 50 per cent, according to IT recruiter, Greythorn.

    Written by Rebecca Merrett06 March 15 10:42
  • Humans versus machines: Who will be employed in future?

    Are we heading towards a world where humans will have to compete with machines? Futurist Ross Dawson addressed this concern at the Australian Computer Society's YITCon event in Melbourne this week, and spoke about how to stay ahead of the game when it comes to jobs in the future.

    Written by Rebecca Merrett10 Oct. 14 13:54
  • IT gender imbalance getting worse

    The technology industry’s gender imbalance is getting worse with a new study finding there has been a 27 per cent decrease in female IT workers since 2010.

    Written by Rebecca Merrett09 July 14 10:54
  • Discrimination rife in Australian ICT industry

    Kaylene O'Brien, deputy chair of networking forum Vic ICT for Women, is one of many Australian ICT workers who have experienced gender discrimination.

    Written by Rebecca Merrett24 Sept. 13 09:00
  • Roads and Maritime Services searches for a CIO

    The NSW government’s Roads and Maritime Services (RMS), a merger between the Roads and Traffic Authority and NSW Maritime, is looking for a CIO to integrate ICT services and initiatives across multiple transport agencies.

    Written by Rebecca Merrett21 Feb. 13 14:34
  • WorkCover SA to recruit new CIO

    WorkCover South Australia has commenced the search for a CIO to manage its large IT team following the resignation of Gavin Woolford.

    Written by Rebecca Merrett18 Feb. 13 15:16
  • Virgin Australia appoints its first CIO

    Virgin Australia has appointed Lawrie Turner as its first CIO but the company will not be appointing him to its board.

    Written by Rebecca Merrett18 Feb. 13 13:14
  • WA engineering firm seeks its first CIO

    Perth-based engineering and construction contractor Clough is searching for a CIO to oversee the deployment of an enterprise resource planning (ERP) system and new technologies to measure and improve productivity.

    Written by Rebecca Merrett12 Feb. 13 14:26