How to build a culture of continuous improvement…

…and use it to increase team productivity.

Continuous improvement is a principle developed as part of various Lean/ Agile methodologies.  With constant evaluation and solution implementation at its core, it serves to improve workplace culture, streamline processes and ultimately work towards more productive team performance.  This modern approach to management has many benefits, and once implemented effectively, can help to empower staff and improve company culture; both of which are proven to produce cost efficiencies.
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Women In Technology Part 1: Solar Analytics CEO, Stefan Jarnason

Solar Analytics is an international software startup at the forefront of the tech industry.  Their policies for attracting, hiring and retaining women are a breath of fresh air, in what is traditionally a male dominated environment.  Not only have these techniques helped to secure a productive team, but they have also contributed to creating an enviable company culture.  In this two part series we chat to CEO, Stefan Jarnason and Senior Project Manager, Cindy Hung about women in technology. You can find Cindy’s interview here.
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A story of success: Entering the Australian IT industry, from an outsiders perspective

Daniel Versick recently approached Mantech looking for work in R&D and systems programming.  He is well spoken, highly accomplished in Linux and offers 15 years’ software experience.

Ultimately, he would be an ideal employee at any company lucky enough to have him, but following his recent emigration from Germany, where his extensive software skillset was in high demand, he was surprised at the subtle differences between the two countries’ industries.

Here, he tells us about his experience, how he feels the Australian technology industry differs and why he made the decisions he did.
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