Slowly but surely the benefits of diversity in a team are becoming accepted rather than challenged. When I talk to software teams, there is a growing understanding that if you have a homogenous group of people building applications, they probably won’t be designed to the needs of the population at large.
Ok, that is not strictly true; I hate static processes. The ones that you see large companies instigate and then find really hard to ever change.
This week, I have been talking to CIOs about their data infrastructure. Very impressive some of it is too. Mainly from a technological perspective with petabytes of data spread across multiple locations and all consolidated to a central point
IDC hosted its annual U.K. security conference on March 28. A clear theme emerged during the keynote presentations, roundtable discussions, and informal interactions — the need for security to act as business leaders, not “just” technology leaders.