Research shows onboarding programs, when done well, can significantly increase employee retention and productivity – but it’s also just the right thing to do.
Founded in 2011, littleBits created the electronic building block, full of magnetic ‘bits’ that snap together to turn ideas into inventions.
Two months further on we still didn’t have any product to speak of – let alone demonstrate to potential customers. Alarm bells started ringing.
We had a chat to Hugh Fahy, the GM of Engineering at MYOB, to look at how the company trains new tech talent through its Future Makers Academy.
Learn how to build, lead and scale an engineering team with Chris Iona.
The WA Government will be offering $16.7 million in grants towards startups, while $19 million will go towards STEM skills, according to the State Budget.
ANU has announced a 10 year plan to expand upon its existing engineering and computer science program, as a response to the rising trend of AI.
Refraction Media produces a variety of magazines, websites, posters, teaching guides, and even apps to encourage students into STEM.
Machinam has created an app that takes what students are learning in class and helps them apply it to real world problems.
Four million dollars will be put towards another government initiative to help push science, technology, engineering, and maths (STEM) learning in schools.
Adelaide startup Makers Empire has developed an app and teaching kit that allows kids to create 3D designs which can later be printed.
Providing parents an easy way to introduce STEM to their kids, Amazon has launched STEM Club, a monthly subscription box filled with STEM toys.
Engineers Australia recently named Dr Bronwyn Evans, Professional Engineer of the Year 2013. After earning the prestigious title, Dr Evans spoke exclusively with Shoe String about the gender disparity in the engineering industry and her drive to change society’s perception of what it means to be an engineer – especially for women.
There’s a promising new technology in the making that will revolutionise the way we take care of elderly people who are prone to falling down and experiencing serious injury. So let us be the first to introduce to you, the Edisse Watch.
In our second post inspired by the American Initiative Makers by AOL – We continue to look at tech and the need for Women to get into the field and study it. Trends show that as we head more and more into a digital age the future CEO’s and leaders will need to possess skills in computer science and similar fields.