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December 19, 2019  11:51 AM

Tackling the data science diversity gap

Clare McDonald Profile: Clare McDonald
"diversity in tech", "women in IT", "women in tech", Data Science, IT hiring

GUEST BLOG: In this contributed blog post, Rhonda Textor, head of data science at True Fit talks about the changes she had to make to her hiring practices to close the data science diversity gap I know firsthand that...

December 16, 2019  5:10 PM

Breaking the boundaries – women in tech need to take charge

Clare McDonald Profile: Clare McDonald
"diversity in tech", "female role models", "women in tech", inclusion, Software Engineers, Women in Technology

GUEST BLOG: In this contributed blog post, Yaara Letz, partner consulting engineer at Tyk, explains why women in tech need to carve out their own career path rather than wait for diversity and inclusion initiatives to slow push through change. Gender diversity has been...


July 17, 2019  2:48 PM

Setting out the target for diversity

Clare McDonald Profile: Clare McDonald
"diversity in tech", "women in tech", Diversity, jobs, recruitment, targets

GUEST BLOG: As companies continue to face an enormous digital skills gap, Helen Wollaston, Chief Executive of WISE, the campaign for gender balance in science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM), calls on industry leaders to set targets to increase representation of women in tech in this...


April 4, 2019  4:16 PM

SuiteWorld 2019: I’m a geek and proud says, Shaquille O’Neal

Clare McDonald Profile: Clare McDonald
"Angel investor", "Board of directors", "diversity in tech", boards, Diversity, geek

Ex-basketball star, philanthropist and entrepreneur Shaquille O’Neal made an interesting appearance at SuiteWorld 2019, not just to DJ at the show’s closing party but also to talk about his various activities in the business world. NetSuite has a history of inviting sports...


March 4, 2019  10:24 AM

Technology can transform lives and society for the better

Clare McDonald Profile: Clare McDonald
"diversity in tech", "women in tech", Charities

GUEST BLOG: In this contributed post, Helen Lamprell, General Counsel and External Affairs Director, Vodafone UK, talks about how technology can be used for social good We are living in an age of change. There is political and economic uncertainty as we go through one...


February 12, 2019  1:30 PM

Diversity and inclusion – getting the balance right

Clare McDonald Profile: Clare McDonald
"diversity in tech", "women in tech", inclusion, IT jobs

GUEST BLOG: In this contributed post, Patricia DuChene, GM EMEA and VP of Sales at Wrike, discusses the fine line between diversity and inclusion, as well as lessons she's learnt during her career  Companies are now


December 6, 2018  5:58 PM

Diversity in analytics: how to overcome the obstacles and optimise the opportunities

Clare McDonald Profile: Clare McDonald
"diversity in tech", "women in IT", "women in tech", Data Analytics, iot

In this guest blog, Jennifer Major, head of  internet of things (IoT) at SAS UK & Ireland, discusses the obstacles and the opportunities involved creating diversity in analytics.  In the face of the constant soundbites we hear about the British tech sector’s...


October 19, 2018  10:45 AM

A deep dive into diversity data, and advice from women in tech

Clare McDonald Profile: Clare McDonald
"diversity in tech", "women in IT", "women in tech", equality, IT careers, IT skills

Several women in tech spoke about the importance of diversity at Splunk.conf 2018 in Florida, some about shocking diversity statistics and others giving advice from one woman in tech to another. To begin with a deep dive of diversity data, Grace Balancio, sales engineer at Splunk, outlined the...


September 5, 2018  10:13 AM

#MeToo and the impact on industry

Clare McDonald Profile: Clare McDonald
"diversity in tech", "women in tech", Engineering, Stem

GUEST BLOG: In this guest post Mark McBride-Wright, founder of EqualEngineers, talks about how the #MeToo campaign has impacted the technology industry  The #MeToo campaign has become one of the largest movements for female...


July 31, 2018  11:17 AM

How to close the gender pay gap

Clare McDonald Profile: Clare McDonald
"diversity in tech", "gender pay gap", "pay gap", "women in tech", IT jobs, IT recruitment, pay

In this guest blog post Jenny Kelly, client relationship manager - business partner at Computer Futures, talks about how companies can increase diversity in their organisation and end the gender pay gap commonly found in male dominated industries such as tech. In recent...


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