Vodafone gets behind coding programme to boost female STEM participation

Australia’s third largest telco, Vodafone, is partnering with technology educator, Coder Academy, in establishing a technology-centric course, Code Next, for Year 9 and 10 girls in select Sydney high schools.

Continuing decline in demand for IT executives despite ‘boom’ economy

The demand for executives in the IT sector continues to decline, with a fall of 11% in October reversing gains made earlier in the year.

David Hirst, Macquarie Telecom

The Macquarie Telecom Group has promoted David Hirst to the position of group executive and charged him with a leading role in developing the company’s data centre expansion plan.

Jim Cullinan, Polycom

Unified communications company Polycom has appointed 25-year communications veteran Jim Cullinan to a newly created role of vice-president, Buzz and Brand.

Women still lag in IT workforce: study

Specialist recruitment agency ClicksIT says a recent study it undertook shows continuing low participation rates in the IT industry, with the proportion of women candidates remaining steady at 23% for the past five years.

Bohannon moves into CRO's seat at Whispir

Cloud communications provider Whispir has appointed Paul Bohannon as chief revenue officer.

Bart Thomas, Macquarie Government

Cyber security firm Macquarie Government has appointed experienced technologist Bart Thomas as general manager, government cloud, as the company looks to further grow its built-for-government cloud business.

Lambrou takes on ANZ for Boomi

Cloud integration and workflow automation vendor Dell Boomi has appointed Nicholas Lambrou as managing director for Australia and New Zealand.

Code Like a Girl offers internship programme for budding ICT pros

Code Like A Girl has launched a new internship programme aimed at helping young people get their first break towards a career in technology.

Prue Cox, LinkedIn

LinkedIn has appointed Prue Cox to lead its marketing solutions business in the Australia and New Zealand region.

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