The enhanced cameras on the latest releases of smart phones is continuous improvement. Having a patient use that phone camera to take a picture of a rash and send it to their doctor is continuous innovation.
Are we complicating ourselves? Do we use Tech for things that need a simpler response? On the way to Collision I ran into to someone other people while we were getting off the Subway. They invited me to share an Uber. I declined and jumped on the bus that arrived. Leaving them on the curbside waiting for their Uber.
There is more work to be done to channel girls into non traditional roles in STEM. At the same time traditionally masculine roles can benefit from an injection of characteristics that are considered feminine. A great side effect of diverse teams.
This past winter I received a great piece of advice from an Agile Coach. It was not to get hung up on titles, to consider a gig based on whether or not you feel it will be a great learning opportunity for you. There can be very big differences in what a person with a given title does at one company as opposed to another.
I think that we have often lost the art of compare. Compare seems to have morphed into another form of contrast. We compare and find something lacking. We compare ourselves to people and decide they are the other. Or we decide we have something lacking and it erodes our self-esteem.