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Heidrick & Struggles report finds correlation between DE&I and business success
Fri 7 Oct 2022
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Findings from the company’s second DE&I survey have revealed that diversity matters more to companies now than ever before.
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Kordia launches second annual Cyber Academy to address NZ cyber skills shortage
Fri 30 Sep 2022
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it training
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cybersecurity
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Kordia is launching its second annual Kordia Cyber Academy, which looks to bring more people into Aotearoa's cybersecurity sector and address the growing skills shortage.
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Accenture solutions help companies promote diversity, inclusion and equity
Tue 13 Sep 2022
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payroll systems
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Research from experts at Accenture and other third-party sources has revealed some alarming statistics about employees' professional wellbeing and work attitude.
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Study looks at gender dimensions of AU security sector
Wed 17 Aug 2022
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cybersecurity
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A new study will explore solutions to overcome pressing skills and diversity challenges in the Australian security sector.
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Australian Spatial Analytics expands to Melbourne
Tue 9 Aug 2022
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big data
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data analytics
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bi
The data services provider employing neurodiverse people experiences significant growth, gearing up for national expansion.
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Logitech G’s new Aurora collection looks to help change gaming stereotypes
Fri 29 Jul 2022
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gaming
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The company’s new Aurora collection is designed to be gender inclusive, not gender exclusive, addressing the needs and wants of women gamers while also still appealing to a wider general audience.
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The ANU & Accenture tackle diversity in national security podcast
Thu 14 Jul 2022
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Technology is constantly evolving, so in an industry where change and innovation are crucial to surviving, shouldn’t workplace diversity be a priority, too?
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Honeywell launch third RAP in support of Reconciliation Australia
Fri 1 Jul 2022
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"RAPs provide a framework to leverage their structures and diverse spheres of influence to support the national reconciliation movement."
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Vertiv releases updates on ESG initiatives, sets sights on future
Thu 30 Jun 2022
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Vertiv has released its inaugural environmental, social and governance (ESG) report, the company’s first public report of its ESG activities.
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Microsoft NZ and TupuToa to boost diversity in cybersecurity sector
Fri 27 May 2022
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Microsoft NZ has teamed up with TupuToa to co-develop a cyber security employment programme specifically aimed at creating more diversity in Aotearoa's cybersecurity sector.
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Hootsuite 2021 Impact Report shows workforce more diverse
Wed 4 May 2022
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Hootsuite has released its annual 2021 Impact Report detailing the results of its social impact initiatives following the launch of its corporate guiding principles.
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3 signs your company could do more to promote women in cybersecurity
Thu 31 Mar 2022
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The business case for diversity is stronger than ever: companies that are more diverse outperform their less diverse peers financially.
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Workday helps Chorus connect well-being to business performance
Fri 11 Mar 2022
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Chorus, a New Zealand telecommunications infrastructure business, has implemented technology that links well-being with business performance.
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IWD 2022: TechnologyOne, UNIQ YOU to increase women in tech
Tue 8 Mar 2022
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women in technology
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careers
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TechnologyOne has partnered with UNIQ YOU to increase the number of women in the tech industry by encouraging participation in these roles.
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IWD 2022: Secure Code Warrior talks women in STEM
Tue 8 Mar 2022
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women in technology
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leadership
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international women's day
Attracting women into STEM should begin at a young age by fostering a healthy, positive, and unbiased environment in which both girls and boys are equally encouraged to follow their passion.
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International Women’s Day honored with virtual coffee talk
Thu 24 Feb 2022
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software
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Rocket Software will be hosting its quarterly Women Leaders in Technology Coffee Talk on International Women's Day, 
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"Unacceptably slow" diversity progress within company boards - Deloitte
Wed 2 Feb 2022
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While the number of women on company boards is rising, it could take more than 20 years to achieve equal parity.
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Honeywell receives Rainbow Tick for diversity & inclusion in NZ
Thu 20 Jan 2022
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The company states, “We foster an inclusive environment in which all employees feel valued, respected and accepted."
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Lenovo to leverage smart tech as it commits to climate change goals
Tue 7 Sep 2021
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“It is now up to global businesses and their leaders to continue building resilience into our operations."
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Huge disconnect between leadership perception of diversity and inclusion and reality - report
Tue 10 Aug 2021
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capgemini
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workforce
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Capgemini Research Institute has found only 10% of global businesses are front-runners in inclusion and diversity practices within their technology teams.
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Breaking down barriers: Inclusion the next step on Australia’s digital journey
Mon 9 Aug 2021
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diversity
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digital inclusion
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infosys
The global health crisis has fast-tracked reliance on digital technology, making it abundantly clear that people of all abilities and backgrounds must be included in all digital journeys. 
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The steps CIOs should take to advance diversity, equity and inclusion
Fri 9 Jul 2021
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gartner
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cios
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diversity
“CIOs have an enormous opportunity to use their position as a digital business leader to support marginalised groups and meet executive commitments with action.”
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BlackLine board welcomes renowned D&I spokeswoman Barbara Whye
Tue 27 Apr 2021
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accounting systems
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cloud banking solutions
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Whye, who is currently Apple’s vice president of diversity and inclusion, brings more than 25 years of technology experience to her position on the board.
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Four steps to achieve greater organisational diversity and inclusion
Tue 16 Feb 2021
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Many organisations still struggle to solidify workplace cultures that are inclusive and embrace diversity. Here are four fundamental principles that guide the company’s approach to diversity.
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