Despite achieving some gains towards gender diversity within the technology industry, we’re still a long way off to achieving equality in the sector. And with technology becoming increasingly intertwined into our day-to-day lives, it’s become crucial for us to have a tech workforce that truly represents our broader society. If we don’t, the consequences could […]
Ann Moffatt founded FitT in 1990, together with 16 other women in the IT industry. In this article, Ann shares her perspective on the biggest change she’s seen in the IT industry in the past 30 years, and the opportunities and issues that women face today and in the future. What’s the biggest change you’ve […]
Ann Moffatt, a legend of Australian IT and a long time champion of women’s role in the industry, has released her long-awaited biography. ‘The IT Girl: 50 years as a woman working in the Information Technology industry’ is the story of how a young girl who grew up in wartime England defied convention to become […]
Ann Moffatt started work in the Information Technology Industry in 1959. She has professional experience at all levels including programmer, analyst, designer, project manager, company manager and she has served on several company Boards. Ann’s career experience includes establishing and managing her own ICT services company, Technology Solutions, serving as the Director of the Institute […]
2020 has certainly been one for the history books, filled with unprecedented change. One thing we have seen globally is that there are still deep divisions that exist in society, highlighting a need for massive change, and many individuals and organisations in Australia are finally taking this on board. For many, if they didn’t embrace […]
It’s no surprise as we’ve had to fully embrace remote working and social distancing; virtual interviews have become the norm. Gone are the days where you didn’t need to worry about lighting, technology, or backdrops and were able to focus solely on yourself. Today, the preparation and expectations of virtual interviews have changed the interview […]
We have all been there before, being a graduate figuring out our ways of transitioning from university into a career in ICT, which can be tricky if not challenging. Historically, the industry has lost women into other careers at this point when they are unable to connect with potential employers and available opportunities. ANZ Inclusion […]
Microsoft recently partnered with the Australian Financial Review to unite some of Australia’s most respected leaders for a thoughtful examination of how this unprecedented health and economic crisis is transforming the way we live, work, govern, learn and do business. The Reimagine Series aims to spark new thinking and ideas across societal, economic, business and people factors […]
Well, it wasn’t long ago and earlier this year that everyone’s lives changed quite a bit, and what would have been crazy and unheard of in our lifetime so far is now a new norm. With changes as drastic as those we’ve faced, it’s important to keep some things stable. At FitT, we’ve been able […]
I'm Cloe Wang, a volunteer FitT Account Executive since May 2019. I'm originally from China, but studied in New Zealand and then fell in love with Melbourne, even the cold rainy days, so it's my home now. As an ICT Project Manager, I do more than pulling a plan together. I love assisting people in transforming and adapting new technologies
No doubt it’s been a turbulent time in the world. But the one thing I know from my experience of coaching and mentoring individuals and teams is that if we keep managing our attitudes and moving things forward, no matter where we are, at home or out and about we continue to achieve.
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