• Research

    Posted on February 27th, 2013

    Written by Ed Jones

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    Women in IT – The final frontier?

    First and foremost I have to say I feel very privileged to be writing for Girly Geekdom, especially considering I’m a boy! Never one to shy away from controversy, I thought I’d jump right in and talk about an area I’m comfortable with, Women in IT. Working within the marketing department for a global IT Training Company I’m surrounded […]

    About Ed Jones

    Ed Jones works for Firebrand Training as a Technical Writer and Head of Content Creation. A self-professed geek, he enjoys DIY (aka wrecking) on his PC whilst chasing after all the latest gadgets.

  • Research

    Posted on September 22nd, 2010

    Written by BCS Pioneers

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    Women have most to gain from solving internet & IT deficit

    A panel debate took place on the morning of 21 September 2010 to discuss the results of  a landmark research report commissioned by BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT.  The report, ‘The Information Dividend: Why IT makes you happier’ shows that women gain more, more quickly than other groups in society when given access to the […]

    About BCS Pioneers

    BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT, is sharing the stories of five Information Pioneers who truly enabled the information society. Videos coming soon!

  • Research

    Posted on September 16th, 2010

    Written by BCS Pioneers

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    Digital Exclusion

    Digital Exclusion: Women have most to gain from solving internet & IT deficit British women are losing most from the digital exclusion crisis, according to a new research from BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT.  The landmark report ‘The Information Dividend: why IT makes you happier’ shows women benefit more than other groups when given […]

    About BCS Pioneers

    BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT, is sharing the stories of five Information Pioneers who truly enabled the information society. Videos coming soon!

  • Research

    Posted on July 23rd, 2010

    Written by BCS Pioneers

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    Poorest countries amongst biggest winners in International Well-being Index

    Research for BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT, finds world’s most satisfied nations A new global study from BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT, has found that some of the world’s poorest countries are amongst the happiest thanks to their access to and use of IT. By comparison, some of the richest nations have the […]

    About BCS Pioneers

    BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT, is sharing the stories of five Information Pioneers who truly enabled the information society. Videos coming soon!

  • Research

    Posted on July 7th, 2010

    Written by Sarah Lamb

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    Your Big Year: Entrepreneur Competition

    Register now and enter a competition that could change your life. The incredible prize is to win a “money can’t buy” trip around the world.  Millions of people want to travel the world and return with new skills.  But how would you like to do it for free? A competition to win a 12-month, round-the-world […]

    About Sarah Lamb

    Sarah is a freelance writer with a masters degree in Computer Science. Sarah writes about innovation, technology and social media. She has a keen interest in gender diversity with the IT sector and founded Girl Geek Dinners in 2005

  • A Survey: Breaking Gender Stereotypes

    Breaking Gender Stereotypes – Calling professional women who have left the corporate world and are now entrepreneurs! Whether in Melbourne, Singapore, Bangalore or Paris, we want to hear the voices of women worldwide who have made the transition from their corporate professions to become entrepreneurs or run a portfolio career. Please share your views on […]

    About Sarah Lamb

    Sarah is a freelance writer with a masters degree in Computer Science. Sarah writes about innovation, technology and social media. She has a keen interest in gender diversity with the IT sector and founded Girl Geek Dinners in 2005

  • Research

    Posted on March 11th, 2010

    Written by Dr Mariann Hardey

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    Are we happy with it yet?

    Happy? with the Web I mean. Because it strikes me we are not. The latest research from bizreport speculates that individuals are experiencing increasing levels of ‘web stress’. Whilst the run of social networks will have it that everyone knows everything about everybody and this IS a good thing. It seems that such networking could have the run of us.

    About Dr Mariann Hardey

    I hold the position of Lecturer in Social Media Marketing at Durham Business School. I also spend too much time enjoying social technologies, media+ stuff. That'll make me a Geek then. And a gal.

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