The lack of diversity in the technology sector is a hot topic, and one which is increasingly gaining media attention across the board. The lack of women in the industry comes into the spotlight frequently, and despite many senior, high-profile female appointments within the industry, there is a general acceptance that more needs to be done to encourage women to join – and stay – in tech. To coincide with International Women’s Day, we thought it would be interesting to share the views of some of the women who are working within the tech sector.
Celebrating International Women’s Day
In honour of International Women’s Day, we are highlighting IDC’s “Women in Tech”, who for many years, have been playing an active role in shaping the technology research business. In this series we will be sharing views from our best and brightest IDC women on issues such as gender gap and diversity in tech world.
Research Director, European Consumer Wireless and Mobile Communications
The adoption of smart home devices is expanding steadily. Consumers are starting to understand the benefits of using smart speakers to play music or ask trivia questions, to use connected cameras to monitor their homes, or smart heating and smart lightning that can be controlled from their smartphones.
Jan Van Vonno
This is not a rhetorical question. It was something my hospital CEO asked me when, as CIO, I was presenting the digital vision and strategy for the New Odense University hospital construction project. (more…)