Archive: Diversity

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Youth and experience - ageism in the tech industry

The tech industry is perceived as being incredibly ageist. But just how much is perception and how much reality? Cath Everett explores the issues in the first of a series of articles on older workers in tech.

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Enterprise hits and misses - diginomica on cybersecurity, SAP and Salesforce on tour

In this edition: diginomica does cybersecurity, while AI alarmists meet an optimist. Salesforce has a world tour and SAP had a big show - we've got your breezy roundup. Grappling with workplace diversity is one theme this week; pizza is another. Food-related whiffs abound, with Pizza Hut asking for - and receiving - viral shaming. Finally, can AI ever make better music than the Biebs?

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Why Salesforce's diversity prophet doesn't need to preach to the Ohana

It's nearly eight months since I last sat down with Salesforce's Chief Equality Officer Tony Prophet. Since then he's toured the world meeting employees, done his first product demo and seen the US political climate change. Meanwhile the 'day job' values remain unchanged across the Ohana.

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SAP's Business Beyond Bias ambitions - SuccessFactor's Patti Fletcher gives a live SAPPHIRENow update

SAP's Business Beyond Bias is one of its most compelling initiatives. The problems it aims to tackle are vital to modern business but hardly easy to solve. At Sapphire Now 2017, SAP SuccessFactor's Patti Fletcher dropped by diginomica's video studio to talk about the program and how transformational change can happen. We also got into how SAP is integrating this into products and why algorithms are both hopeful and troubling.