Technical Literacy:
Yes, You Need to Know

By Terri Morgan

In February 2021, I was listening to an online session promoting opportunities for women in technical leadership. Encouraging women to work in technical fields is excellent. Having more women leading technical teams would be great. We are regularly outnumbered in meetings and on technical teams. I am highly in favor of increasing the number of women on teams, as is McKinsey. Unfortunately, we still struggle with being represented. The speaker addressed the various roles necessary for project success and how we can integrate the concepts of leadership and teamwork. She went on to point out that many project roles do not require an understanding of the technology because they… She continued. I stopped listening.

This article was originally published in the April 2021 issue of php[architect] magazine. To read the complete article please subscribe or purchase the complete issue.

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