Information Technology
       Kevin Landale
        ACS/Centrelink
     Josephine Giddings
          Centrelink
What is IT/ICT?!
Busting the Myths

     Nerd/Geek
Mac vs PC – Video
Busting the Myths

     The Reality
About Me
• Business Analyst at Centrelink for just over 2
  years.
• Canberra Young IT Representative in the
  Australian ...
Areas of IT
Creative
Enterprise
Web
Infrastructure
Career Pathways
Current Issues in IT

    IT and Business:
 Understanding each other
Current Issues in IT

      “Green” IT
Current Issues in IT

     Women in IT
Women in IT

 Roberta Williams
• Game Programmer and pioneered
  Graphical Adventure games, most notably
  the “King’s Quest” series
• Co-Founder of On-L...
Women in IT

  Bianca Wirth
•   Little Miss Enviro Geek
•   Worked in IT for 11 yrs
•   Advisory Board Member of Computers Off
•   NSW State Lead for ...
Women in IT

Mary Lou Jepsen
• Founding Chief Technology Officer of One
  Laptop Per Child (OPLC)
• Lead the design, development and
  manufacture of t...
Women in IT

Josephine Giddings
Any Questions?!?!?
IT Careers Presentation to Year 10 Schoolgirls at St. Clares, Griffith ACT
IT Careers Presentation to Year 10 Schoolgirls at St. Clares, Griffith ACT
IT Careers Presentation to Year 10 Schoolgirls at St. Clares, Griffith ACT
IT Careers Presentation to Year 10 Schoolgirls at St. Clares, Griffith ACT
IT Careers Presentation to Year 10 Schoolgirls at St. Clares, Griffith ACT
IT Careers Presentation to Year 10 Schoolgirls at St. Clares, Griffith ACT
IT Careers Presentation to Year 10 Schoolgirls at St. Clares, Griffith ACT
IT Careers Presentation to Year 10 Schoolgirls at St. Clares, Griffith ACT
IT Careers Presentation to Year 10 Schoolgirls at St. Clares, Griffith ACT
IT Careers Presentation to Year 10 Schoolgirls at St. Clares, Griffith ACT
IT Careers Presentation to Year 10 Schoolgirls at St. Clares, Griffith ACT
IT Careers Presentation to Year 10 Schoolgirls at St. Clares, Griffith ACT
IT Careers Presentation to Year 10 Schoolgirls at St. Clares, Griffith ACT
IT Careers Presentation to Year 10 Schoolgirls at St. Clares, Griffith ACT
IT Careers Presentation to Year 10 Schoolgirls at St. Clares, Griffith ACT
IT Careers Presentation to Year 10 Schoolgirls at St. Clares, Griffith ACT
IT Careers Presentation to Year 10 Schoolgirls at St. Clares, Griffith ACT
IT Careers Presentation to Year 10 Schoolgirls at St. Clares, Griffith ACT
IT Careers Presentation to Year 10 Schoolgirls at St. Clares, Griffith ACT
IT Careers Presentation to Year 10 Schoolgirls at St. Clares, Griffith ACT
IT Careers Presentation to Year 10 Schoolgirls at St. Clares, Griffith ACT
IT Careers Presentation to Year 10 Schoolgirls at St. Clares, Griffith ACT
IT Careers Presentation to Year 10 Schoolgirls at St. Clares, Griffith ACT
IT Careers Presentation to Year 10 Schoolgirls at St. Clares, Griffith ACT
IT Careers Presentation to Year 10 Schoolgirls at St. Clares, Griffith ACT
IT Careers Presentation to Year 10 Schoolgirls at St. Clares, Griffith ACT
IT Careers Presentation to Year 10 Schoolgirls at St. Clares, Griffith ACT
IT Careers Presentation to Year 10 Schoolgirls at St. Clares, Griffith ACT
IT Careers Presentation to Year 10 Schoolgirls at St. Clares, Griffith ACT
IT Careers Presentation to Year 10 Schoolgirls at St. Clares, Griffith ACT
IT Careers Presentation to Year 10 Schoolgirls at St. Clares, Griffith ACT
IT Careers Presentation to Year 10 Schoolgirls at St. Clares, Griffith ACT
IT Careers Presentation to Year 10 Schoolgirls at St. Clares, Griffith ACT
IT Careers Presentation to Year 10 Schoolgirls at St. Clares, Griffith ACT
IT Careers Presentation to Year 10 Schoolgirls at St. Clares, Griffith ACT
IT Careers Presentation to Year 10 Schoolgirls at St. Clares, Griffith ACT
IT Careers Presentation to Year 10 Schoolgirls at St. Clares, Griffith ACT
IT Careers Presentation to Year 10 Schoolgirls at St. Clares, Griffith ACT
IT Careers Presentation to Year 10 Schoolgirls at St. Clares, Griffith ACT
IT Careers Presentation to Year 10 Schoolgirls at St. Clares, Griffith ACT
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IT Careers Presentation to Year 10 Schoolgirls at St. Clares, Griffith ACT

  1. 1. Information Technology Kevin Landale ACS/Centrelink Josephine Giddings Centrelink
  2. 2. What is IT/ICT?!
  3. 3. Busting the Myths Nerd/Geek
  4. 4. Mac vs PC – Video
  5. 5. Busting the Myths The Reality
  6. 6. About Me • Business Analyst at Centrelink for just over 2 years. • Canberra Young IT Representative in the Australian Computer Society • Studied at University of Technology, Sydney • Play Sport, Guitar, Video Games, Race Cars, Read Books • 2nd Degree Black Belt in Karate • Drawing a Webcomic about Ninjas
  7. 7. Areas of IT
  8. 8. Creative
  9. 9. Enterprise
  10. 10. Web
  11. 11. Infrastructure
  12. 12. Career Pathways
  13. 13. Current Issues in IT IT and Business: Understanding each other
  14. 14. Current Issues in IT “Green” IT
  15. 15. Current Issues in IT Women in IT
  16. 16. Women in IT Roberta Williams
  17. 17. • Game Programmer and pioneered Graphical Adventure games, most notably the “King’s Quest” series • Co-Founder of On-Line Systems that became Sierra Online
  18. 18. Women in IT Bianca Wirth
  19. 19. • Little Miss Enviro Geek • Worked in IT for 11 yrs • Advisory Board Member of Computers Off • NSW State Lead for the Australian IT Industry’s Green IT Taskforce
  20. 20. Women in IT Mary Lou Jepsen
  21. 21. • Founding Chief Technology Officer of One Laptop Per Child (OPLC) • Lead the design, development and manufacture of the OLPC’s laptop • Pioneered single-panel sequential display systems (I have no idea what that means either?!?!?)
  22. 22. Women in IT Josephine Giddings
  23. 23. Any Questions?!?!?

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