What does it take to be a leader in tech? Meet one of our inspiring leaders at Slalom Australia:

Last month, we introduced #BuildHer, an initiative where we profile inspiring women and men at Slalom to help drive important conversations on diversity in our industry, while providing support to women in tech or those interested in pursuing a career in this field.

Today we meet Jane Beck, Salesforce Country Lead at Slalom Australia. Over the past two decades, Jane has worked in various roles in the tech industry, across digital transformation and professional services. …

From streamlining supply chains to contact tracing, data is the key to a better future. The more we understand what’s happening right now, the faster we can adapt, and the better we can anticipate future disruptions and opportunities.

Since launching in Australia over 12 months ago, Slalom has been working with clients to help deliver modern data platforms, beautiful dashboards, and game-changing AI solutions.

After a four-year stint in Silicon Valley working with the likes of Facebook and Google, Rob Sibo, Data & Analytics Lead for Slalom Australia, boomeranged back Down. …

What does it take to be a leader in tech? Meet one of our inspiring leaders at Slalom Australia.

As we launch #BuildHer this month, let us introduce you to one of our amazing and inspirational leaders, Theresa Neate, Director of Quality Engineering at Slalom Build Australia. Over the past two decades, Theresa has been a real changemaker, in Australia and internationally, from her leadership to strategic thinking. Through her wide-ranging career, she has specialised in the fields of Quality Engineering, DevOps and automation. …

By Brooke Adams, Head of HR at Slalom Australia

At Slalom, inclusion, diversity and equity is not just something we do but rather who we are as a company; we reflect the rich diversity of our customers — and their customers — and the global communities in which we live and serve. From an internal perspective, we truly value the uniqueness of every individual and want our people to bring their authentic selves to work. Globally, we are committed to a diverse workforce at all levels, and we view diversity broadly (from gender, to ethnicity, background, education, geography, thinking, and…

Earlier this month, the Slalom Australia team turned International Women’s Day into a week-long festival of events. One of the events was a virtual panel led by three incredible women from the global Slalom team: Michelle Yi, Senior Director / Global AI at Slalom Atlanta, Aishwarya Bhadouria, Solutions Manager at Slalom Boston and Annie Gardner, Managing Director at Slalom London.

The women discussed many different aspects of working in the tech and consulting space, and ultimately, how being a woman affected their careers. …

Slalom _Build data engineer, Huyen Levan recently wrote a demo on how to connect DBT to Apache Spark.

DBT is a tool which aims to provide a common framework for data analysts and engineers to build data transformation pipelines with built in support for CI/CD pipeline and quality engineering. While it doesn’t transform the data itself, it relies on data processing engines. Processing engine, Apache Spark is considered one of the most popular and flexible in the big-data world.

If you’re seeking to leverage Spark, and SQL is a prominent skill in your team, you should look no further —…

— An Open Letter from Harshu Deshpande, Slalom Build Australia

Today at Slalom we’re kicking off Women’s History Month and International Women’s Day — an important reminder to take a stand for gender equality in our workplace and lead by example with our trusted partners and clients. Although this time is an opportunity for reflection on the progress we’ve made as a society to address the gender gap and create opportunities for women in the workplace, it is also a time to reflect on the areas where we are yet to make sufficient headway. …

Solution Owners (SOs) are a unique element of Slalom _build’s delivery approach and a crucial part of our Product Engineering Methodology (PEM). They are agile experts and problem solvers in cross-functional teams, but most importantly they are effective communicators — combining the best skills from more traditional functions such as Delivery Management, Program Management and Product Management.

Think of an air traffic controller, managing the skies of tech projects using therapy, good parenting and diplomacy.

Slalom _build’s Principal Solution Owner, Shahul Haroon Sirajudeen is definitely a jack of all trades, having delivered complex software for the past 15 years. …

You don’t build a business — you build people — and then people build the business.

Zig Ziglar

Imagine launching in a new market, hiring, onboarding and building a culture — remotely — in the middle a global pandemic? Sounds crazy, right?

Fiona Hathaway, Managing Director Global People Team at Slalom knows first-hand what that was like. About 10 months ago, Slalom reached Australian shores, and has since been growing a team of passionate and like-minded people, all while navigating through COVID-19.

Meet Fiona and learn more about the leader behind our people and culture at Slalom — her career…

Created by Jasmine Sarin at JS Koori Designs

Today marks the beginning of NAIDOC Week — a week that celebrates the history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

At Slalom Australia, we are committed to showing our alliance and support to the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community, and we are proud to be taking part in a series of initiatives to celebrate NAIDOC Week as a team.

In April, we launched our Inclusion & Diversity (I&D) Council and Working Group specifically to develop our ‘Reflect’ Reconciliation Action Plan (RAP), which we are so proud to be officially launching today.

By implementing the RAP…

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