Executive Briefings

Women in BI: Are You a "Data Geekette"?

Recently around the office we've been talking about the increasing role of women in most areas of information technology (IT). I've had the pleasure to know and work with excellent database administrators (DBAs) and application programmers, as well as IT managers and executives-both women and men. Of course, as a business intelligence (BI) analyst I quickly got hooked on the idea of developing a data-based perspective of the role women play in the BI space: What are women working on in the BI space? Do any patterns emerge in terms of whether they are doing data visualization, coding, data warehouses, etc.?

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Recently around the office we've been talking about the increasing role of women in most areas of information technology (IT). I've had the pleasure to know and work with excellent database administrators (DBAs) and application programmers, as well as IT managers and executives-both women and men. Of course, as a business intelligence (BI) analyst I quickly got hooked on the idea of developing a data-based perspective of the role women play in the BI space: What are women working on in the BI space? Do any patterns emerge in terms of whether they are doing data visualization, coding, data warehouses, etc.?

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