leave a reply | March 08 2019
We are delighted that the theme for International Women’s Day 2019 is “#BalanceForBetter”. Closing the gender pay gap is long overdue. May this be the “Time’s up” moment for this injustice. We hailed the introduction of gender pay reporting as a progressive initiative. While we firmly believe that transparent insight is required for managers to make any improvements in an organisation...
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leave a reply | March 29 2018
A recruitment drive is a great sign of growth. But the potential pitfalls, risks and high costs of hiring represent a loss to balance with the talent gain. The costs of new recruits chiefly fall into the below areas. Shortlisting candidates to interview Recruitment agencies offer a useful option where HR resources are limited, delivering candidates ready for interview....
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leave a reply | March 15 2018
Site Reliability Engineering (SRE) – defined simply as “what happens when a software engineer is tasked with what used to be called operations” – sounds like a natural advancement of DevOps; blending software development operations with the broader operations of an organisation. Since Ben Treynor established this definition at Google in 2003, SRE has been on the rise, embraced by industry...
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leave a reply | March 15 2018
As UK companies turn gender pay data to headline news in the run up to the April 4th reporting deadline, the high level message stresses just how far there is to go towards salary equality: 76% of UK organisations report men's median pay to be higher than female counterparts. 1 Globally, the picture is no brighter, with women paid an average $12,000, compared with...
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leave a reply | January 31 2018
DevSecOps, put simply, is the emphasis of security in the operations surrounding the development and deployment of software which is otherwise known as DevOps. Is it necessary to propagate yet another portmanteau buzzword? While DevSecOps has been an important part of DevOps best practice before the term existed, it serves to draw attention to important considerations. BlueOptima supports...
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