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Diversity in product: Are we nearly there?

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We all know that diverse teams build better products: if your products are to resonate and find traction with the general population, then that population needs to be represented within your team. But although we’ve explored the reasons why it makes sense to hire with diversity in mind for some time — for example Martin Eriksson published this Mind the Product post Why diversity isn’t just right, but smart four years ago — progress towards diverse and inclusive environments in tech has been painfully slow. What’s going on?

Silicon Valley tech companies have been notoriously poor at confronting their diversity and inclusion problems, as the continuing fallout from the way Google has handled the departure of ethics researcher

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