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Recruit, Retain and Report to Improve Representation of Women in IT

Published: 31 May 2019

ID: G00380133

Analyst(s): Christie Struckman


CIOs strive to improve female representation at all levels in IT, yet don’t have a structured program for both diversity and inclusion. CIOs can make a tangible difference by adopting best practices, using a programmatic approach and holding leadership accountable through metrics.

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  • Key Challenges



  • Recruit Women Into IT, Monitoring Progress Using a Pipeline Program
    • Attract
    • Hire
  • Retain Women in IT Through Development, Promotion and an Inclusive Work Environment
    • Develop
    • Grow
    • Inclusive Work Environment
    • Graceful Exit
  • Measure the Effectiveness of Supporting Women in IT

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