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Premium member Presentation Transcript Hardware, Software; WomenwareWomen in the Engineering & Technology Workforce: Hardware, Software; Womenware Women in the Engineering & Technology Workforce Presenter: Dana Winner Executive Director IMTAS, International Systems Division Partner & Country Director – Kuwait & Iraq, International Knowledge Management InstituteHardware, Software; Womenware Agenda: Hardware, Software; Womenware Agenda Evaluate Quick look at history of women in digital technology Personal influences that led me to the digital workforce Progress What special talents do women bring to Engineering and Technology workforce? How to enter the technical workforceHardware, Software; Womenware Agenda: Hardware, Software; Womenware Agenda Evaluate Quick look at history of women in digital technology Personal influences that led me to the digital workforce Progress What special talents do women bring to Engineering and Technology workforce? How to enter the workforceHardware, Software; Womenware Agenda: Hardware, Software; Womenware Agenda Evaluate Quick look at history of women in digital technology Personal influences that led me to the digital workforce Progress What special talents do women bring to Engineering and Technology workforce? How to enter the workforceEvaluate: Quick history of digital women: Evaluate: Quick history of digital women Women Pioneers in digital technology Ada Byron King, Countess of Lovelace (1815-1852) Edith Clarke (1883-1959) Rósa Péter (1905-1977) Grace Murray Hopper (1906-1992) Alexandra Illmer Forsythe (1918-1980) Evelyn Boyd Granville Margaret R. Fox Erna Schneider Hoover Kay McNulty Mauchly Antonelli Alice Burks Adele Goldstine Joan Margaret Winters Ref: http://www.cs.yale.edu/homes/tap/past-women-cs.html AdaUS Navy KM: affecting me personally: My Personal Childhood Computing (S)hero: Rear Adm. Grace Hopper Co-inventor of the MARK I Computer Advanced Programming Language (APL) COBOL team member US Navy KM: affecting me personallyRear Admiral Grace Hopper 1906-1992: Rear Admiral Grace Hopper 1906-1992 "It's better to ask forgiveness than it is to get permission."US Navy KM: affecting me personally: Rear Admiral Janice Hamby continues Rear Adm. Hopper’s legacy today as a Leader in IT & Knowledge Management US Navy KM: affecting me personallyDigital Technology Women Leaders: Past & Present: Digital Technology Women Leaders: Past & Present Admiral Hopper Admiral HambyMadame Curie: Madame Curie At the Sorbonne, 1st in science and second in mathematics in a class of 2000 students Found work studying the magnetic properties of various steels Needed instruction in a device—the quadrant electrometer—that had been perfected by a young physicist named Pierre Curie Explored the newly discovered science of radioactivity (a word she coined) Marie and Pierre isolated two new elements: polonium and radium 1903 Nobel Prize in physics for Marie and Pierre and later a 2nd Nobel Prize for Chemistry My dad opened the computer world for me by taking me to work with him at…: My dad opened the computer world for me by taking me to work with him at…at the Pentagon: at the PentagonPentagon computer room 1962:The 1st IBM 7090: Pentagon computer room 1962: The 1st IBM 7090Pentagon computer room 1962:The 1st IBM 7090: Pentagon computer room 1962: The 1st IBM 7090 Pentagon computer room 1962:The 1st IBM 7090: Pentagon computer room 1962: The 1st IBM 7090 IBM 7090: IBM 7090December 1962: My first computer: December 1962: My first computer Professional Music Career begins: Professional Music Career begins September 1972: British Computers Ltd.: September 1972: British Computers Ltd. BCL Modular 18 Mini computer Console: toggle switches 18k of memory 8 bit machine Octal coding No Operating System No Assembler Programming overlays to disk Hippie hair Mini Skirt Thigh-high High-heeled bootsFinancial Times Accounts Receivable using Electronic Display : Financial Times Accounts Receivable using Electronic Display $5.29 132 column line printerCommunications technology: Communications technology Relationship between Music & Computer Programming - both are: Coding systems Western music and the early 8-bit machines were both based on octal code Information delivery systemsContent Follows Form: Content Follows Form values tools & materialsSlide23: 1960-70s Digital Technology Business Model: Elite Workforce of Men & Women working together Men’s Creation of the Tech World: Men’s Creation of the Tech World Men's creation of the technological world of today has made me (us!) possible. My mom: My mom Read to me daily Sacrificed to send me to Kindergarten Told me to “be a reader” like my dad. Demonstrated using “men’s tools’ productivity and hard work. 35 years Knowledge, Information & Communications Delivery: 35 years Knowledge, Information & Communications Delivery Singer/songwriter, Recording artist: 5 albums Radio & TV >1000 live concerts Major venues such as Grand Ole Opry Etc… ICT professional: Programmer Analyst/Designer Systems & Engineer IT Project Mgmt BPR eGov eHealth Etc…Middle East IT: Middle East IT 1994 – UNDP Consultant to the Kuwait government to implement ICT systems supporting Democratization of the Government; early eGovernment 1st project for Kuwait MoCI to implement a prototype of a Client Services Call Center 2nd project for Kuwait CMGS – a Decision Support prototype with Ali Shuraidah Director of Kuwait eGov todaySalwa Badr: Systems Engineer: Salwa Badr: Systems Engineer B.A English Literature, Kuwait University, 1980, Kuwait 27 years in IT Systems Development and Implementation Specializing in Government Enterprise Systems using IBM technology Migration of major VSAM files systems to Relational Database structure Excels in the interface between organizational (human) needs and technology Haya Al-Ghanim & Hanya Al-DukairManaging Partners: Haya Al-Ghanim & Hanya Al-Dukair Managing Partners 20 years IT business Computer Data Networks ( CDN ) Kuwaiti based ISO 9001-2000 company established to provide professional services in the fields of Information Technology & Communications. CDN functions in two basic ways; as a Turnkey vendor or Designer and supplier of high speed local and wide area networks, Internet & Intranet Systems, computers, peripherals and IT professionals >800 customer installations in: Kuwait, U.A.E., Oman, Qatar Bahrain JMT Al-Ghanim Authorized Partner of Oracle in KuwaitSheikha Lubna Al Qasimi, Sharjah Royal Family: Sheikha Lubna Al Qasimi, Sharjah Royal Family 1981 programmer for software company Datamation Dubai branch manager for the United Arab Emirates, General Information Authority Sr. Manager of Dubai Ports Authority (DPA), Information Systems department 1999 “Distinguished Government Employee Award” 2000 Chief Executive of Tejari, the first Middle Eastern Business-to-Business Marketplace. Tejari has won the awards for the World Summit for Information Society’s "Best e-Content Provider in e-Business" (Geneva) UAE Super Brands Council "Super Brand of 2003"Ms. Carolyn G. Morris, President: Ms. Carolyn G. Morris, President M.S. Mathematics, Harvard University 40 years of successful award-winning experience in managing large, complex Information Technology projects Prior to joining IMTAS, Ms. Morris led major IT initiatives for the U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) for 15 years. U.S. Army’s PACE Award Developed and implemented a worldwide DOD Medical Information System Assistant Director of the Information Resources Division of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Implemented National Crime Information Center 2000 (NCIC 2000) system Managed over 1500 FBI employees, provided Oversight for a $300 Million Budget Supervised technical support for all major FBI cases such as the UNIBOMBER, the Atlanta Bombings, and the Oklahoma City Bombing. Presidential Distinguished Executive Award Presidential Meritorious Executive Award Progress: Progress The development and integration of Information and Communications Technology into the US culture over the past 50 years of my lifetime has been one of the greatest stories of sustainable development that the world has ever seen and I have been privileged to be involved thru my father since the 50’s and as a field worker since 1972.The female brain: The female brain Larger Corpus Colossum connecting left and right brain Larger Anterior Cingulate Cortex: Makes Decisions Larger Prefontal Cortext: Controls emotions; controls amygdala which is larger in men What is Womenware?: What is Womenware? The female brain bridges between social needs and technical tools, materials and methodologies: System Requirements specification Design: Harmonize Human Requirements & Technical Tools Data Modeling User Interface Design Testing based on the Requirements Specification Training & EducationSlide35: My favorite “techie” joke: The IT Manager says, “You start coding and I will go and see what they need” He who has a hammer…: He who has a hammer… …sees everything as a nail!Hardware, Software; Womenware:Knowledgeware: Hardware, Software; Womenware: KnowledgewareWomenware: Knowledgeware: Womenware: Knowledgeware Woman bring exceptional capability in Knowledge Management which is a cross-disciplinary approach spanning: Strategic Planning Human Resource Management Professional Development Quality/Performance Measurement Information Technology Systems ManagementWho should be the Chief Knowledge Officer? : Who should be the Chief Knowledge Officer? Rear Admiral Janice Hamby is a US Navy Knowledge Manager : Rear Admiral Janice Hamby is a US Navy Knowledge Manager Who is the bestChief Knowledge Officer (CKO)?: Who is the best Chief Knowledge Officer (CKO)? The next three slides come from the International Knowledge Management Institute blended learning Certification in Knowledge Management (eCKMTM) course. Slide42: * Source: British Standards Institute, 2001 Sponsor development of KM strategy, architect, methodologies, and processes (KMBOKTM) ID opportunities via KM to increase revenue, decrease costs Collaborate with HR to develop conditions motivating K contribution/sharing Collaborate with IT to ID/deploy KM tools to meet business objectives Propose metrics that enable measurement of leveraging Intellectual Capital Learn from other organizations Sponsor change required for success KM Leadership RoleSlide43: ‘masculine’ compete hierarchies, rules independent firm, unyielding single-minded tough achievement ‘feminine’ collaborate network, alliances interdependent adapt, flexibility understanding relationships learning CKO – Leadership Values “Both needed, depending on the situation.” Dr. Norman Chorn, “Management” Nov 95Slide44: Human Resources - Training Director Strengths - Learning, people orientation. Some performance support Weaknesses - Lacks process orientation, management/justification of major projects, technology, Training Director has not had visibility Information Technology - Chief Information Officer (CIO) Strengths - Technology, some process orientation, management/ justification of major projects, CIO has had visibility Weaknesses - Lacks focus on learning, people Who will be CKO? Training Director - Needs much more business orientation CIO - Needs much more people/cultural orientation, not typical of tech Consultant - If mix of both technology & change mgmt., especially transformation (BPR, change management), but not an insider “Managers who combine technical, business, and social skills ... winners in the KM career game.” KMagazine 9/99Hardware, Software; Womenware:Knowledgeware: Hardware, Software; Womenware: Knowledgeware You do not have the permission to view this presentation. In order to view it, please contact the author of the presentation.