11 new orgs join fight against insidious Stalkerware
Founded last year, the Coalition Against Stalkerware brings together cybersecurity vendors, domestic violence organisations, and digital rights advocates.
Twitter employees can choose to work from home forever
TCO puts sustainability data back in the hands of IT purchasers
Pega strives to rid AI-based CX systems of discrimination
Google unveils ambitious plan for '24/7 carbon-free data centres'
Workplaces mismatching the importance of continous learning
Colt welcomes Keri Gilder as new CEO
Singtel installs thousands of solar panels on Bedok data center
The panels will provide 10% of the data center’s energy needs, or 2059 MWh of clean energy per year. For reference, that is the equivalent of 462 four-room apartments per month.
Micro Focus outlines CSR plan for the future
INSPIRE covers key areas including its relationships with employees, customers, and suppliers. It also outlines how the company could use its market presence to serve communities.
Forescout appoints A/NZ director Rohan Langdon
Langdon says businesses are facing major challenges as they implement remote working technologies, and new protocols.
Interview: Thriving in lockdown - how a coding school in Vietnam beat the odds
It's March 10 2020, and CoderSchool in Ho Chi Minh just went entirely online. A success story followed - here's how a lockdown helped a school thrive.
Mentorship key to bringing women into cybersecurity - Microsoft
“Diverse teams make better and faster decisions 87% of the time compared with all male teams, yet the actual number of women in our field fluctuates between 10 and 20%. What ideas have we missed by not including more women?”
InterTech AU to run mentorship program for LGBTQI+ tech workers
“The new mentorship is an opportunity to expand our support of the LGTBQI+ community working in tech startups to help them embed diversity and inclusion into their company culture."
Auth0 recruits Spreadsheet CFO to board of directors
“The opportunity to serve on Auth0’s Board represents a highlight in my career and one that I am very excited to dive into," says Ceran.
Human judges vital in crowdsourced campaign to track deforestation
The International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA) and analytics firm SAS are creating artificial intelligence (AI) based algorithms with the help of crowdsourcing.
Microsoft NZ's OCP lead sets sights on new Australia role
Sarah Bowden will take on a new role as digital sales director at Microsoft Australia.
Ethisphere recognises ON Semiconductor for business ethics leadership
Alongside Infosys, and Allianz Life Insurance, ON Semiconductor was recognised for its contributions to the BELA member community.
Fear of breaking social norms in the workplace behind high job turnover
"Many autistic people feel the need to hide their autism, believing employers will see this as a problem they will need to manage throughout their employment."
Gartner updates 2020 future of work trends for post-pandemic world
The post-pandemic world will bring workplace change in terms of health support, remote working, gig workers, and employee tracking.
Female leaders are better employers than male counterparts - AUT study
"During the COVID-19 lockdown period, having a good leader is beneficial for your wellbeing; it is ‘extra beneficial’ if that leader is a woman."
ForgeRock appoints Eve Maler as chief technology officer
Maler joined ForgeRock in 2014 and previously worked as the company’s vice president of innovation and emerging technology.
Fujitsu employee receives award for supercomputer tech
Yuichiro Ajima helped to create a new high-dimensional interconnect technology for the Fugaku, K, and PRIMEHPC FX1000 supercomputers.
Isolation and mental health lead concerns about employees during COVID-19
"This is a reassuring indication that the value of people is being recognised and their health given the highest priority."
Corporations are failing to deal with e-waste responsibly - report
The survey in the report, which quizzed almost 2,000 senior executives in global enterprises with over 5,000 employees, found that only a quarter of end-of-life equipment is being sanitised and reused, despite 83% of organisations having a Corporate Social Responsibility policy in place.
Businesses may face 'sleepwalking crisis' once lockdown restrictions ease
71% of IT workers are getting less than two hours a day of ‘genuine downtime’.
Commvault continues hiring spree in challenging times
Commvault has appointed Rachel Lers as the company’s new area vice president of sales for ASEAN, Hong Kong, Korea, and Taiwan.
New state manager for Fujitsu Western Australia and Northern Territory
Fujitsu anticipates that customers across the region will benefit significantly from Sandra’s return to West Australia."
Nutanix & Udacity launch hybrid cloud nanodegree program
Nutanix is sponsoring 5000 scholarships, to be taught via Udacity, which will school IT professionals on topics such as modern private cloud infrastructure and the design of hybrid application deployment.
Puppet appoints CTO Abby Kearns
Kearns, who has more than 20 years’ experience at organisations including the Cloud Foundry Foundation, Pivotal Software, and Verizon, also has extensive experience across cloud computing and growing open source communities.
Singapore's StarHub supports home-based learning students
StarHub has put its 20-year birthday celebrations on hold to concentrate on providing connectivity for some of Singapore’s most needy families.
Forcepoint unveils impressive channel recruits across APAC and ANZ
Cybersecurity firm Forcepoint has named four new key appointments to its leadership team as it looks to strengthen its channel, strategy and sales lineup across the Asia Pacific and Australian New Zealand regions.
Women highlight benefits & challenges of working in tech
"women around the world have been able to bring a new perspective to the tech industry, and their skills and experience are just as valuable when they feel comfortable enough to impose them."
SAS named as one of Asia’s Best Workplaces for 2020
The award recognises SAS’ corporate culture through means such as creativity, inclusivity, innovation, and work/life balance, and the impact on employees.
Acronis mobilises the home office in the remote working age
One of the biggest changes for Acronis, like many companies, is the transition that allows all employees to work from home.
IT stalwart creates Treaty guidelines for use of AI & data about Māori
New Zealand IT stalwart Karaitiana Taiuru says it's time for technology to treat Māori fairly.
University of Sydney taps into AWS to save threatened species
Researchers at the University of Sydney use the AWS platform to democratise data with the intention of sharing ideas, techniques, and tools so that researchers can work together to find solutions.
NTT declares itself 'business avenger' for UN sustainability goals
The UN Global Goals call for action to end poverty, protect Earth, and encourage peace and prosperity by 2030.
People + Work Connect aims to bridge employment gap during tough times
People + Work Connect will bring together companies whose workforces are laid off due to COVID-19 with those in urgent need of workers.
SAS makes analytics, programming & IT courses freely available
SAS has released free online learning tools to help professionals and students keep their minds active during the global lockdowns caused by COVID-19.
Mastercard extends free access to STEM curriculum for girls
Mastercard and education firm Scholastic have expanded free access to Mastercard’s STEM curriculum designed for 8-12 year-old girls.
Yes, women do want to work in tech, says industry study
Women are unlikely to apply for a position unless they meet 100% of the stated requirements, while men will often apply if they meet 60% of these.
How Epson makes CSR more than a buzzword
After being named in the FTSE4Good Index yet again, the company has outlined how it makes social responsibility a core tenant of its vision.
Australia's first ethical AI advisory opens its doors
The Ethical AI Advisory aims to support public and private companies in their quest to develop ethical approaches to AI design and deployment.
Nuclear sector encourages diversity & emerging tech
Sydney played home to an event that promoted diversity in the nuclear sector, celebrating those who are using nuclear technologies and science in ‘peaceful’ ways.