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April, 2012


April 29, 2012  3:11 PM

Crowdsource Your Way Out of the Recession

sburnett Profile: sburnett
"Hilary Mantel", "My Starbucks Idea", "Paul McCartney", Crowdsourcing, Innocentive, iPhone, starbucks, tripadvisor

It is all too easy to let the news of a double-dip recession to get to you, particularly if you are a woman attempting to get back into work after a maternity career break. Yet we live in the age of opportunity fuelled by demand for information and on-line services. In this...

April 26, 2012  1:48 PM

Are women better suited for leadership roles in IT security?

kbateman Profile: kbateman
"Female Brain", "Harvard Business Review", "Solera Networks", Leadership, Monday, People, Woman, Women

I had several interesting conversations with IT security experts, at InfoSec Europe on Tuesday, about whether women are better suited in IT security then in any other area of IT.


April 22, 2012  3:56 PM

BCSWomen Lovelace 2012: Event Report

kbateman Profile: kbateman
"aberystwyth university", "Imperial College London", "Quantum computer", "University of Bath", bath, fdmgroup, Google, Lovelace

This is a guest blog from Dr Hannah Dee a lecturer in computer science at Aberystwyth University

On Thursday 12th...


April 20, 2012  1:39 PM

A problem shared: Embracing collaborative working in the modern-day workplace

kbateman Profile: kbateman
"Felicity Wohltman", Business, Collaboration, Facebook, information technology, Marketing, Mindjet, People

This is a guest post from Felicity Wohltman, VP of Solutions at Mindjet, who discusses why are we so reluctant to share?...


April 19, 2012  3:20 PM

FDM Group hosts successful ‘Women in IT Advantage Session’

kbateman Profile: kbateman
"Chief operating officer", "Salford University", "Sheila Flavell", fdm, fdmgroup, IBM, Manchester, Women

Recently IT service provider the FDM Group hosted a 'Women in IT Advantage Session' aimed at females considering a career in IT.


April 13, 2012  10:20 AM

Dear Mr Zuckerberg….where are all the women?

kbateman Profile: kbateman
"Board of directors", "Chief operating officer", "Mark Zuckerberg", "Sheryl Sandberg", "Women's rights", Facebook, MoveOn.org, Ultraviolet

Facebook's all-male board of directors has been the recent target of women's group Ultraviolet, which last week launched an anti-sexism campaign against the social media giant. The group, which describes itself as...


April 3, 2012  6:01 PM

Who said women aren’t good at IT?

kbateman Profile: kbateman
"Ada Lovelace", "Charles Babbage", "FDM Group", "Grace Hopper", Bill Gates, COBOL, Lovelace, steve jobs

A guest blog by Sheila Flavell, COO of FDM Group, and winner of Cisco 2012 everywoman in Technology Awards Leader of the Year.


April 1, 2012  7:48 PM

Plugging the IT skills gap: Encouraging women into a career in technology

kbateman Profile: kbateman
"e-skills uk", "Information and communications technology", "IT service management", Business, government, ICT, People, Technology

This is a guest blog from Jamuna Ravi, Vice President and Head, Business IT Services, Energy, Utilities, Communications and Service at Infosys


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