I have not been regular with my personal blog because I have been blogging elsewhere.
Here are the links to my latest blog posts about why Big Data projects fail and how to attract more women into tech.
Having worked extensively in the Big data & IoT space I have closely observed failures over and over again and the reasons for failure being repetitive :
- Wrong use cases
- Wrongly staffed projects
- Obsolete technology
Read the blog post for more details:
Three reasons why Big Data projects so often fail
Being a woman in tech or woman in data I am often the only woman in meetings, trainings and discussions which feels weird. With not many women in tech it gets easier to discriminate the few that do exist. Incidents of mansplaining, gaslighting are rampant and it’s the victim that gets labelled as drama queen while the abusers fo scot free. Organisations that are serious about increasing the number of women in tech need to address glass ceiling, gender wage gaps & bro-culture and cultivate an inclusive work atmosphere. Read my post on how to get more women into tech.