Changing the definition of diversity

Can a group of people who all share a similar identity, who have all had very similar life, education, work and family experiences, really think differently?

Denise Young Smith, vice president of diversity and inclusion at Apple, sure seems to think so. Speaking of her diversity and inclusion work at Apple, Smith said, “There can be [12] white, blue-eyed, blond men in a room, and they’re going to be diverse, too, because they’re going to bring a different life experience and life perspective to the conversation.”

Are they? Are they, really?

To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here

Can a group of people who all share a similar identity, who have all had very similar life, education, work and family experiences, really think differently?

Denise Young Smith, vice president of diversity and inclusion at Apple, sure seems to think so. Speaking of her diversity and inclusion work at Apple, Smith said, “There can be [12] white, blue-eyed, blond men in a room, and they’re going to be diverse, too, because they’re going to bring a different life experience and life perspective to the conversation.”

Are they? Are they, really?

To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here

Changing the definition of diversity

Can a group of people who all share a similar identity, who have all had very similar life, education, work and family experiences, really think differently?

Denise Young Smith, vice president of diversity and inclusion at Apple, sure seems to think so. Speaking of her diversity and inclusion work at Apple, Smith said, “There can be [12] white, blue-eyed, blond men in a room, and they’re going to be diverse, too, because they’re going to bring a different life experience and life perspective to the conversation.”

Are they? Are they, really?

To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here

Can a group of people who all share a similar identity, who have all had very similar life, education, work and family experiences, really think differently?

Denise Young Smith, vice president of diversity and inclusion at Apple, sure seems to think so. Speaking of her diversity and inclusion work at Apple, Smith said, “There can be [12] white, blue-eyed, blond men in a room, and they’re going to be diverse, too, because they’re going to bring a different life experience and life perspective to the conversation.”

Are they? Are they, really?

To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here

GSK accelerates data analytics for clinical trials

GlaxoSmithKline is dreaming big with its big data. By tapping decades’ worth of clinical trial data, the pharmaceutical giant aims to deliver drugs to market more quickly. If it succeeds, it could seize an advantage in an industry oft-maligned for its plodding pace.

To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here

(Insider Story)

GlaxoSmithKline is dreaming big with its big data. By tapping decades’ worth of clinical trial data, the pharmaceutical giant aims to deliver drugs to market more quickly. If it succeeds, it could seize an advantage in an industry oft-maligned for its plodding pace.

To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here

(Insider Story)