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  • DNA testing for jobs may be on its way, warns Gartner

    People seeking leadership roles in business, or even those in search of funding for a start-up, may volunteer their DNA test results to demonstrate that they have the right aptitude, leadership capabilities and intelligence for the job.

    19 Oct. 16 11:37 Written by Patrick Thibodeau
  • Gumtree’s chief technology officer departs

    Gumtree Australia’s chief technology officer, Paolo Ragone, is departing the role after more than half a decade at the organisation and a decade within the broader eBay Classifieds Group.

    18 Oct. 16 13:43 Written by Rohan Pearce
  • AMA CIO returns to Ireland

    The Australian Medical Association’s chief information officer, Colin O'Sullivan, will depart the organisation next month.

    11 Oct. 16 11:02 Written by Rohan Pearce
  • Google dealt setback in age bias case by judge interested in 'Googleyness'

    An age discrimination lawsuit against Google was approved as a '"collective action" by a federal court judge, allowing software engineers, age 40 or over, who were rejected for jobs at Google since August 2014, and after an in-person interview, will be able to join the lawsuit.

    07 Oct. 16 01:21 Written by Patrick Thibodeau
  • IAG’s CIO departs

    IAG’s group executive digital and technology, Claire Rawlins, has departed, the insurer announced today.

    04 Oct. 16 13:15 Written by Rohan Pearce
  • QBE seeks united IT strategy with global CIO

    ASX-listed QBE Insurance Group has created a new global chief information officer role to help develop a united IT strategy across the 37 countries it operates in.

    29 Sept. 16 13:54 Written by Rohan Pearce
  • Australian War Memorial seeks new IT chief

    The head of IT at the Australian War Memorial in Canberra, Daryl Winterbottom, has retired from his position, with the organisation seeking a chief information officer to replace him.

    29 Sept. 16 09:54 Written by Rohan Pearce
  • Telstra reveals plan to put more technicians in the field

    Telstra will boost its communications technicians workforce by 1000 over the next six months, the telco said today. Telstra said the mix would include a number of full-time employees and subcontractors through Infrastructure Services Group Management.

    23 Sept. 16 14:45 Written by Rohan Pearce
  • Clinton dodges H-1B question, but not Trump

    Clinton and Trump are as divided as night and day on H-1B reforms. One issue, perhaps, is Clinton's base of support in Silicon Valley.

    15 Sept. 16 20:00 Written by Patrick Thibodeau
  • Yooralla CIO resigns

    Disability services provider Yooralla is on the hunt for a new chief information officer the resignation of the organisation’s current IT chief, Michael Estcourt.

    13 Sept. 16 15:06 Written by Rohan Pearce
  • The secret to addressing the cyber security skills gap? Women

    The arms race between criminals and experts seeking to protect sensitive information, systems and infrastructure continues to heat up. However, the growing security skills shortage poses a challenge to both private and public sector organisations.

    09 Sept. 16 11:53 Written by Michelle Weatherhead, BAE Systems