As someone who has recently joined a new team at Telstra, taking the leap from working in the office to being part of a virtual team has required some adaptation.
All around the world, there are fewer women than men in technology fields.
History has shown that a lack of diversity limits not only our own ways of thinking but how we work together as teams and how successful we are as companies.
In a world that is so diverse, it only makes sense that the tech industry would reflect this as well.
I spend my day asking “why” a lot, and lead design sprints that focus on the future needs of our customers. I also test new concepts and building upon these regularly to ensure that the solution or product will add value to our customers and solve real problems that they are facing.
Science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) skills are incredibly valuable in enabling us to solve complex problems. These skills form the basis of many of the tech roles Telstra has today.
The thing that gets me really excited about engineering and technology, and why I love doing what I'm doing, is that it is so versatile and full of real-life applications. It’s about the impact that you are having through the technology solution being developed, as opposed to just playing around with some cool tech.
The thing that gets me really excited about engineering and technology, and why I love doing what...