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IWD 2024: From top to bottom rung: The secret to success is inclusion & diversity
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Ahead of IWD 2024, the tech and fintech industries grapple with serious diversity issues despite women making up 42% of the workforce; inclusion and diversity could be the path to success.
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IWD 2024: Embracing empathetic leadership as key to greater gender diversity
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Amidst ongoing gender disparities, International Women's Day 2024 turns spotlight on empathetic leadership as key to driving gender diversity and fostering inclusivity in the corporate world.
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IWD 2024: The benefits of talent mobility for women
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With talent mobility emerging as a growth factor in workplaces, a study reveals women's increased interest in career mobility, but are hindered by lack of visibility into internal opportunities.
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IWD 2024: Breaking barriers: Paving the way for women in tech
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Despite international efforts, the male-dominated tech industry urges more active measures to attract and retain female talent, as a mere 27% of the New Zealand tech industry is female.
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'Sendbird launches accessible AI chatbot for small businesses'
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Sendbird's new AI chatbot provides affordable AI solutions for small and medium businesses, offering seamless integration and obviating the need for technical resources for implementation.
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AI ethics take centre stage at World Economic Forum
Wed, 14th Feb 2024
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AI regulation will likely vary - with some aspects being vital and others possibly being more adaptable to enable AI's massive potential fully.
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Data Privacy Day: Zoho highlights the need for more education
Fri, 26th Jan 2024
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Data Privacy Day: Zoho stresses the vital need for businesses to educate themselves, increase transparency and bolster data privacy practices as AI use intensifies.
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Chancellor Hunt champions UK tech industry at Davos forum
Tue, 23rd Jan 2024
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UK Chancellor, Jeremy Hunt, champions UK technology and calls for increased investment at the Davos World Economic Forum amid global economic uncertainty.
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HCLTech named fastest-growing among top 10 global IT firms
Mon, 22nd Jan 2024
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Recognised at the World Economic Forum 2023, India's HCLTech emerges as the fastest-growing brand among global top 10 IT firms, increasing its brand value by 7% to $6.537bn.
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Schneider Electric named Circularity Lighthouse by World Economic Forum
Thu, 18th Jan 2024
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Schneider Electric, a global pioneer in circular business models, has been named a Circularity Lighthouse by the World Economic Forum and McKinsey, acknowledging its significant strides in sustainable practices.
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EU chief urges Europe to boost AI initiatives at Davos
Thu, 18th Jan 2024
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EU Chief Ursula von der Leyen urges Europe to increase AI adoption for competitiveness at the World Economic Forum.
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Getty Images CEO urges Sunak to back creative over AI industries
Wed, 17th Jan 2024
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Getty Images CEO, Craig Peters, warns Chancellor Rishi Sunak of risking UK GDP by favouring AI support over the critical creative industries.
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Global economy faces uncertainty amid AI disruption, survey reveals
Tue, 16th Jan 2024
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Survey ahead of World Economic Forum reveals geopolitical turmoil, financing conditions and AI disruption are set to create a year of global economic unpredictability.
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Partisia Blockchain spearheads decentralisation discourse at World Crypto Forum
Wed, 10th Jan 2024
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Swiss-based Partisia Blockchain takes centre stage at the inaugural World Crypto Forum, promoting the discourse on decentralisation alongside launching a new product.
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Satellite IoT emerges as key player in global environmental sustainability
Thu, 4th Jan 2024
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Satellite Internet of Things technology is emerging as a key tool in global environmental sustainability initiatives, according to Ground Control.
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Fortinet to share expertise at WEF Cybersecurity Meeting
Tue, 14th Nov 2023
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Fortinet to make significant contribution at World Economic Forum Meeting on Cybersecurity, showcasing commitment to global cyber landscape.
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ABB, Altilium partner for battery recycling improvement across Europe
Wed, 4th Oct 2023
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ABB partners with Altilium to enhance battery materials recycling in Europe and provide 20% of the UK's battery material needs.
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Avanade's Green IT Enabler to supercharge sustainability
Tue, 20th Jun 2023
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Avanade launches Avanade Green IT Enabler, a sustainability service that helps organisations automate monitoring and reduce their carbon impact.
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PALO IT appoints Xavier Rizos as Global Chief Strategy & Impact Officer
Fri, 14th Apr 2023
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PALO IT has appointed Xavier Rizos as its new Global Chief Strategy & Impact Officer to leverage tech as a force for good.
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Claroty joins World Economic Forum as Global Innovator
Fri, 16th Dec 2022
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Claroty will engage with the Forum’s Centre for Cybersecurity, and the company’s CEO Yaniv Vardi will attend the annual meeting in Davos in January 2023.
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Accenture - a collective security approach a driving factor for cyber resilience
Thu, 26th May 2022
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Accenture's new report highlights the need for CEOs to prioritize cyber resilience and take action against increasing cyber threats.
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Protecting Australia’s critical infrastructure with AI
Wed, 26th Jan 2022
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Australia's critical infrastructure, including power grids, is under constant threat from cyber attacks, according to Darktrace's Tony Jarvis.
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Acceleration of digital tools in COVID-19 pandemic increased risk of cyber crime
Tue, 18th Jan 2022
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The pandemic has increased the risk of cyber crime due to the acceleration of digital tools, says Sridhar Iyengar, managing director for Zoho Europe.
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Deliveroo joins World Economic Forum Charter to improve worker opportunities
Thu, 30th Jan 2020
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Deliveroo backs global Charter for fairer platform work conditions.