Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Technology


A bevy of big-name tech companies has ramped up their D&I efforts over the last year, publicizing a range of ambitious diversity targets. But without a strategic approach for execution, diversity goals remain that — a distant target.
Jul 30, 2021
A closer look at Chief Diversity Officer compensation and budgeting reveals some encouraging trends, but also underscores just how inconsistent pay and support can be for diversity and inclusion professionals.
Jun 7, 2021
How AT&T reached its two-year commitment to spend $3 billion with Black suppliers.
May 28, 2021
Most companies use annual pulse surveys to measure sentiment, and inclusion to an extent, but this method fails to provide D&I heads with deep insight into the structural issues at a company and it often leaves leaders with "random, overwhelming" data points.
May 25, 2021
Increasing representation starts with setting achievable yet impactful diversity targets – and engaging stakeholders around those goals.
May 11, 2021
Measuring diversity can be challenging and there remain no industry universally accepted metrics to track equity within corporations. As such, settling on a statistical approach often represents the first step to creating relevant and impactful D&I initiatives.
Apr 20, 2021
U.S. and international frameworks for collecting and analyzing data can be fundamentally incompatible. At companies with global workforces, talent leaders must be mindful of local laws and norms.
Apr 13, 2021
Every division at Morgan Stanley has its own diversity efforts in place – not unusual for a firm that size – and those programs range from diversity councils to programming to target-setting. With wide-ranging efforts comes a complication.
Apr 7, 2021
Cloudera's Sarah Shin had her work cut out for her when she was promoted from Head of Diversity, Inclusion, and Learning to CDO in August 2020. The company was missing vital information about its race and gender demographic due to a longstanding reliance on legacy systems.
Apr 2, 2021
Several companies noted that government regulations hinder their ability to collect useful data, but that may not be entirely accurate, according to diversity hiring expert Jennifer Tardy.
Mar 10, 2021