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Thanks so much for weighing in, Pam and Sarah! Your comments are teeing things up nicely for my follow up post about helping girls and young women think more broadly about their Digital Era career options, particularly by seeing the links between technology and fields that have traditionally been considered "non-technical." Let's keep the conversation going!
Glad the post was useful to you, Hektor!
Thanks for sharing your thoughts, Don. Capgemini and others have been talking about the idea of digital transformation, which is so key. As you note, the idea isn't to "layer social on top" but to fully integrate it into the culture and operations. There's definitely an education gap - and a long row to hoe! But we'll get there eventually...
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It's worth noting that these barriers are compounded by the everyday challenges organizational leaders face, including maxed-out agendas and their tendencies to:
That's not an indictment, it's just an observation. The forces against change definitely conspire to limit progress...