Kathryn Edwards

Articles by Kathryn Edwards

A CIO who helps fight fires, IT and otherwise

As a cancer survivor and father of an autistic child, Michael Foreshew took on the challenge of giving something back to the community with the Country Fire Assocation in Australia

No such thing as job security: Recruitment expert

An online survey conducted by Hays IT found that career progression was considered most important by job seekers post-global financial crisis. An expert says it all comes down to three essential elements

Jobs recovery could impact IT contracting: Hudson

While Hudson reported a reduction in jobs for C , C++ and Visual Basic programmers, it said there had been strong demand for support based jobs, such as helpdesk

Is unified communications still relevant?

Two industry analysts agree UC is still evolving, but disagree on its merit

Google outage fails to shake Aussie confidence in cloud computing

A systems crash which caused a widespread Google outage heightens caution around cloud computing use but was not enough to convince CIOs from down under to reconsider the cloud

Global Internet project offers look at Aussie Internet use

According to the Australian researchers, Professor Julian Thomas and Scott Ewing of Melbourne-based Swinburne University, one of the most striking differences between Australia and some other developed countries is the way adults use the Internet for educational purposes

Outlook for IT jobs in Australia is positive

Employers don't believe the current economic crisis will impact their ability to attract and retain employees, says an executive at an IT recruiter

Aussie women ‘undervalued’ in IT, survey says

Many believe they work harder, get paid less and have dimmer prospects for career advancement than their male counterparts, according to the Australian Computer Society

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