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Diversity and Inclusion in Data and Analytics Fuels Innovation on the Path to Digital Transformation

Published: 31 May 2018

ID: G00343402

Analyst(s): Debra Logan , Cindi Howson , John Kostoulas , Rita Sallam


The strategic importance of data and analytics in digital transformation will require data and analytics leaders to invest in diversity and inclusion initiatives, to overcome talent gaps and the innovation and performance barriers to success. This note offers ideas on how to do that.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Remove Exclusionary Practices From Candidate Selection
    • Case Studies
  • Recruit People With Potential From Unconventional Backgrounds
    • Case Studies
  • Develop an Inclusive Culture to Retain Talent and Build Productive, Innovative Teams
    • Case Study
  • Commit to Measuring Progress and Hold People Accountable
    • Case Studies
  • Summary

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