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Can Big Data reduce the IT gender gap?

The numbers for Women in IT in Canada are not encouraging.

Canada currently has a ratio of 3:1 in the ICT sector in favour of men. If this trend continues it will lead to an ICT worker shortfall of approximately one million by 2020.

Recently CDN interviewed Patricia Florissi, Vice President & Global Chief Technology Officer for Sales at EMC Corp. at the Women of Impact event at the TIFF LightBox in Toronto. In this video interview, Florissi discusses how big data make impact the gender gap in IT along with other aspects that are transforming the face of IT.