Key points from this Infographic
Adoption of diversity programs is lagging
Just 39 percent of IT leaders report that a formal diversity program is in place at their company.
Of the companies that report having a formal diversity program, 75 percent report annual revenues of $1 billion or more. Diversity programs not tapped in filling IT roles
Seventy percent of IT leaders report that finding talent for open positions is difficult.
Just 17 percent of IT leaders say they’re very satisfied with the quality of candidates found for open positions.
Yet only 18 percent of IT leaders indicate they actively discuss diversity as a solution to fill positions. Leadership is more optimistic about status of diversity programs
Forty-five percent of IT leaders think their departments have integrated diversity efforts into normal operations effectively, only 38 percent of professionals share that opinion.
The delta regarding their workplaces being inclusive is even larger—while approximately two-thirds (65 percent) of leaders believe it is inclusive, only 53 percent of IT professionals agree.
Additionally, more professionals (39 percent) think diversity efforts need to be improved than leaders (35 percent).