Stories by Siobhan McBride and Michael Crawford

Ageism rife in IT industry

It's official: ageism is rife in the IT industry. The mere sight of grey hair can lead to a veto by recruitment firms, according to an exclusive Computerworld survey of IT professionals and industry groups.

IT literacy rides high in Australian boardrooms

Technology is taking centre stage at most companies, forcing board members to be far more IT literate then they were just a few years ago. While board members don't have to be engineers, a tech-savvy approach helps them make the right decisions. Computerworld polled readers about the current C-level landscape.