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TeamViewer's SheSportTech initiative supports women in sports tech careers
4 days ago
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TeamViewer's SheSportTech initiative, supported by Manchester United and Mercedes-AMG PETRONAS Formula One Team, aims to inspire and support women in sports technology careers through training grants, mentorship, and exclusive experiences.
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Crimson Education brings Ivy League programme to Kiwis
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EdTech leader Crimson Education partners with the University of Pennsylvania to provide an innovative, globe-spanning, hybrid entrepreneurship programme, enhancing both online and traditional classroom-based learning methods.
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NCFE partners with Learning Vault to boost digital credentials delivery
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it training
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digital transformation
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edutech
NCFE is revolutionising education as it partners with Learning Vault to boost its delivery of digital credentials, promising a more agile skills system for an evolving economy.
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AI can empower women & increase work-life balance, says Microsoft director
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Artificial Intelligence (AI) could tackle female workplace challenges like burnout, and lack of professional development, according to Microsoft NZ's Emma Barrett.
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IWD 2024: Cybersecurity is stronger with diversity
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IWD 2024: Encouraging diversity in cybersecurity is crucial to tackle growing threats, skill shortage issues and to promote better business outcomes, say experts.
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IWD 2024: Why mentoring others is the most rewarding aspect of my leadership role
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Female corporate leader hails mentoring as the key to female inclusion and success, attributing it as the 'greatest reward' of her role for IWD 2024.
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IWD 2024: Moving past quotas: Inclusivity & neurodiverse talent in cybersecurity
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dei
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cybersecurity
On International Women's Day 2024, the cybersecurity industry is urged to surpass quota systems, embracing not just gender diversity but also neurodiversity for enhanced innovation and resilience.
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Workday partnership to boost Hungry Jacks HR operations
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Hungry Jacks partners with Workday to optimise HR operations and support strategic growth via enhanced workforce development.
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IWD 2024: Mentorship, diversity, and effective communication
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IWD 2024: Unveiling the underrepresentation of women in the tech sector, calling for a shift in focus to enhance mentorship, diversity and effective communication.
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IWD 2024: Empowering women in tech - Lessons in supporting progress in diversity
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edutech
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project management
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cybersecurity
In the wake of IWD 2024, reflection on women's suppressed role in tech prompts a renewed drive for gender equality, with calls for consistent progress, inclusivity and invested growth in the industry.
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IWD 2024: Championing women in cybersecurity every step of the way
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cloud services
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cybersecurity
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Amid a push for diversity in cybersecurity, experts highlight four key strategies to support women, potentially unlocking an additional $400 billion annually for the IT sector.
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IWD 2024: Gearing up for next-gen female leaders in cybersecurity
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Next-gen female cybersecurity leaders on the rise despite ongoing talent shortage, boosted by arrival of digitally savvy generation Alpha in next five years.
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IWD 2024: Grokking our way to gender parity in tech
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To mark IWD 2024, we delve into continued gender disparities in tech and education, but signs of progress emerge, particularly at Grok Academy, focusing on bridging the gender gap.
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REINSW revolutionises training with Brightspace learning system
Thu, 29th Feb 2024
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The Real Estate Institute of New South Wales (REINSW) hails positive improvements in training programmes since adopting D2L's Brightspace learning management system in 2023.
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Exclusive: How NetApp's S3 Academy is fostering new talent
Tue, 20th Feb 2024
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it training
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NetApp's S3 Academy in Australia and New Zealand is pioneering early-career development in tech with its innovative blend of experience, exposure, and education.
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Touchable Earth wins at Kids Judge Bett 2024 event
Fri, 16th Feb 2024
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Touchable Earth, an Auckland-based company, earns top honours from Kids Judge Bett at world's largest EdTech event, Bett UK, for promoting global citizenship and geography in a unique app format.
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Empowering women in tech: Breaking barriers and advancing careers
Fri, 16th Feb 2024
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Diversity and inclusion in the tech industry have finally become more influential, with women applying fresh perspectives to this constantly evolving domain.
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LawCPD unveils first AI-powered learning feature for legal studies
Wed, 14th Feb 2024
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LawCPD pioneers the global legal education scene with the introduction of its AI-Powered Learning Feature, the first AI tool revolutionising professional development for lawyers.
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Advanced security tools can help bridge the cyber-skills gap
Mon, 5th Feb 2024
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firewall
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microsoft
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Amid a global 12.6% rise in the cyber-skills gap, advanced security tools like AI automation could alleviate the shortage, particularly for Australian businesses.
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At the table: cultivating a people-first workplace culture in an era defined by change
Fri, 2nd Feb 2024
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organisational culture
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millennials
Nurturing a 'people-first' workplace culture becomes increasingly imperative, balancing technology with human touch, adapting to generational shifts and ensuring professional and personal satisfaction amid change.
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Singtel pioneers AI development initiative in Southeast Asia
Wed, 31st Jan 2024
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Singtel unveils initiative to boost AI development and ecological sustainability in Singapore and Southeast Asia, with plans for AI-ready, eco-friendly data centres expansion.
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King's College to invest £45.5m in interdisciplinary science innovation
Mon, 29th Jan 2024
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biology
King's College London to infuse £45.5m into science-focused initiatives, establishing interdisciplinary research hubs and creating 64 academic roles in bid to spur innovation and drive UK economic growth.
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DPA spotlights need for digital support in teaching
Wed, 17th Jan 2024
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intel
The Digital Poverty Alliance's latest white paper sheds light on the urgent need for digital skill training among teachers.
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Infovista names Chris Botting as Chief Product Officer
Fri, 5th Jan 2024
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big data
Industry veteran Chris Botting takes on the role of Chief Product Officer at Infovista, eager to leverage his extensive experience to accelerate the company's growth and enhance customer value.