Technical Help - Tips and Tricks: Helping customers to help themselves

When enhancing, supporting or developing applications and websites there comes a point (generally during testing a fix after a code change or a new release) at which a developer or consultant will say to themselves “I’ve seen/said this before” after a customer says that they cannot see the change, despite the developer having tested the change before releasing it to the user. …

YOW West 2016

Each year over 30 world-class Development experts and authors present technically-rich talks without any vendor-hype or marketing spin the YOW! Conferences. Diversus encourages unbiased discussion concerning technologies and applications in IT. Again in 2016, Diversus are sponsoring the YOW! West Conference. Join us to meet and talk with world-renowned speakers face-to-face about your specific development challenges. Hope to see you 3-4 May! …

Women in IT

Working women in predominantly western societies are fortunate we have choice. We have to thank the women who have gone before us who have paved the way for equality. As Women in IT we are lucky to be working in an industry that provides the flexibility to allow us to work according to the choices we make. We are also in the industry that is providing flexible working conditions for other industries. Working in the IT industry allows us to work anywhere in the world; travel and broaden our experiences as we are in high demand in most countries. …

How Production Insights Can Drive Effective Change Management

Change management accompanies any project and it is advantageous to start it as early as possible. This usually involves planning around expectations and encouraging early adoption through exposure to what the final solution will be, or what differences it will make to the business. Whilst this is a good start, a more effective approach is a collaborative effort with the project development team. Specifically the production schedule and whether or not this can influence change management. …

How much do you pay your Penguins?

It has been commented on in the past that I’m very confident or that I sound taller on the phone compared to how I look in person (Penguin wise I’m probably more Rock Hopper than Emperor, particularly first thing in the morning ) This somewhat unusual statement hasn’t always been said as a compliment mind …

The Magic of Recruitment

Recruitment is a funny business you know – not funny ha ha, though sometimes it can be hilarious, more funny peculiar. This is particularly true if you are on the candidate side of things. You know how it goes, you see an advert or hear through the grapevine that company X is hiring and from …

Just Start IT A Huge Success

With the first year of the Just Start IT program, we were very excited as this phenomenal experience drew to a close, especially for the students. It all ended last Monday night at Bankwest Place where 16 WA high school teams competed and pitched their ideas for the major prize and exposure to some potential investors. …