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How Executive Assistants Can Be Effective Leaders ™

“You don’t have to hold a position in order to be a leader.” – Henry Ford, Founder, Ford Motor Company Executive assistants today frequently hear that “EAs are leaders”. Some EAs embrace this wholeheartedly, others are not quite sure. Is every EA a leader? Does every EA think and perform like a leader? Since leadership … Continue reading How Executive Assistants Can Be Effective Leaders ™

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Decoding DevOps with Aidan Feldman

Self-described as “web developer by day, dancer by night”, Aidan Feldman leads technological change across the US Federal Government, including the adoption of DevOps methodologies across the US public sector. Aidan has coded extensively for the US Government in sites including the World Trade Centre, The White House (where he was involved in a hackathon … Continue reading Decoding DevOps with Aidan Feldman

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PuMPing out better Government Outcomes

Is ‘delivering better services’ an outcome or output? Is it a KPI or even something measurable? Performance Management Specialist Mark Hocknell is working with government to achieve clarity in outcomes measurement and erase some of the misconceptions around ‘traditional’ methods of writing KPIs and assessing outputs.  Mark attributes, at least in part, the transition from … Continue reading PuMPing out better Government Outcomes

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Purposeful work: Criterion redefines its ‘why’

Cath Jules started Criterion Conferences with a desk, phone and computer in the corner of a friend’s office. Ten years on, the company is a bustling hub of 70+ people driving social change and solutions to the biggest challenges facing Australian businesses.  Given the evolution of the company, Criterion saw it fit to re-define the … Continue reading Purposeful work: Criterion redefines its ‘why’

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Oct 19

Decoding DevOps with Aidan Feldman

Self-described as “web developer by day, dancer by night”, Aidan Feldman leads technological change across the US Federal Government, including the adoption of DevOps methodologies across the US public sector. Aidan has coded extensively for the US Government in sites including the World Trade Centre, The White House (where he was involved in a hackathon … Continue reading Decoding DevOps with Aidan Feldman

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Sep 19

What’s it like being a female Premier? Anna Bligh doesn’t know – she’s never done it as a man

When Queensland Parliament was built 151 years ago, it was built without any female toilets, speaking volumes about who they thought the state’s main power-holders would be. “I could feel that when I was elected in ‘95. They did have ladies bathrooms by then, but it was nevertheless – and particularly on my side of … Continue reading What’s it like being a female Premier? Anna Bligh doesn’t know – she’s never done it as a man

30
Sep 19

PuMPing out better Government Outcomes

Is ‘delivering better services’ an outcome or output? Is it a KPI or even something measurable? Performance Management Specialist Mark Hocknell is working with government to achieve clarity in outcomes measurement and erase some of the misconceptions around ‘traditional’ methods of writing KPIs and assessing outputs.  Mark attributes, at least in part, the transition from … Continue reading PuMPing out better Government Outcomes

30
Sep 19

ICCPM Special Offer

Author:Tim Tran

ICCPM Special Offer 25% Off Individual Memberships 2020 will be a big year for the International Centre for Complex Project Management (ICCPM). We are working toward the release of the new Complex Project Leader Competency Standards, preparing for the 2020 International Roundtable Series, and have a great program of training opportunities. Stay ahead of the … Continue reading ICCPM Special Offer

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Sep 19

Singtel’s Andrew Buay on future directions of CSR

Andrew is Vice President for the SingTel Group’s Corporate Sustainability and leads the Group’s sustainability transformation across its environment, community, people and marketplace pillars. Under his leadership to “Leave the Smallest Footprint”, Singtel (including Optus) was the first company in the Asia-Pacific ex-Japan to have its science-based carbon targets approved by SBTI in 2017, and … Continue reading Singtel’s Andrew Buay on future directions of CSR

26
Sep 19

Women comprise 28% of the ICT workforce – Here’s how you can help

Currently, women comprise 28% of the total Australian ICT workforce. This is considerably less than other Australian industries, where on average women comprise 45% of the workforce. As you can imagine with a pool that small, the representation of women in leadership roles is particularly dismal. Organisations and their leaders need to address this gender … Continue reading Women comprise 28% of the ICT workforce – Here’s how you can help

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Sep 19

Retaining a Quality NDIS Workforce

Disability service providers face a unique set of challenges in engaging and retaining a quality workforce. While the sector struggles to keep pace with a rapidly growing market and competes with the aged care sector for talent, providers need to be particularly conscious of both acquiring the right talent and engaging their existing workforce. Here … Continue reading Retaining a Quality NDIS Workforce