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Salesforce ANZ CEO Pip Marlow has encouraged Australian business leaders to lean in to the changes brought on by the fourth industrial revolution and urged local organisations to improve the diversity of their leaders which she says will help manage the disruption. Sign up for Which-50’s Irregular Insights newsletter Speaking

Adobe announced the next milestone in its commitment to maintaining an inclusive workplace and ensuring fair employment practices across gender and U.S. racial and ethnic groups, by disclosing findings from its opportunity parity initiative and reaffirming global gender pay parity. Early this year, Adobe declared its plan to pursue a

There is a global skills shortage in cybersecurity and one of the major factors is the lack of women in the industry, according to Myla Pilao, director technology market research, Trend Micro.  During the Women in Tech panel at Trend Micro’s CloudSec event in Melbourne recently, Pilao said there is

The creation of a “head of innovation” role at Ericsson led to the launch of a number of hubs and platforms to drive entrepreneurship and encourage employees to share ideas.  Sarah Goss was appointed head of innovation role three years ago, a position created by Ericsson Australia head Emilio Romeo.

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IBM has launched a program to hire neurodivergent staff in a bid to increase neurological diversity or neurodiversity throughout the company.  Neurodiversity is a concept where the neurological differences are be recognised and respected as any other human variation. Some of these differences include those with dyspraxia, dyslexia, ADHD, autistic

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Communications agency Hotwire is offering free media training for women next year in a bid to promote females in the local tech industry. Hotwire said the initiative was developed in response to the dire need for greater gender diversity in the Australian tech sector, with the company keen to ensure

Research by consultants such as McKinsey & Company provides strong empirical support for the commercial proposition behind diversity – businesses with more diverse leadership teams make more money. There is a simple reason for this. To solve problems with the best and most sustainable solutions it helps to have as

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Australian businesses should consider setting cultural diversity targets for their most senior ranks, according to a new report from Sydney University Business School. The report titled Beyond the pale: Cultural diversity on ASX 100 boards identified Australia’s board members are overwhelmingly Anglo-Celtic men who “display traditional male leadership traits” and

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Back in 2015 McKinsey ran the numbers and came up with the conclusion: Companies with more diverse leadership teams make more money. Just to be sure, McKinsey repeated its analysis with a broader data set of 1,000 companies covering 12 countries. The new report Delivering through Diversity reinforces the link