Registration is Open!
The Let's Jam Challenge is hosted by the PMI San Francisco Bay Area Chapter, and you can find more information and register for the event at https://pmisfbac.org/next-generation-leaders/letsjam.
Whether you're an experienced professional or just starting out in your career, the Let's Jam Challenge is a great opportunity to learn from others, expand your network, and have fun while doing it. Team challenge areas include Data Analytics, UI/UX Experience, Product Development or Digital Marketing.
Harnessing the Power of Diversity for Real-World Business Impact
In today's fast-paced and ever-evolving business landscape, having a diverse team with different abilities and knowledge can be the key to achieving success. By bringing together individuals from different backgrounds, skill sets, and experiences, you can tap into a wealth of perspectives and ideas that can transform the way you approach problem-solving, communication, and creativity.
One area where diversity can have a significant impact is in the field of Data Analytics and Data Science. A team that includes individuals with different backgrounds and experiences is likely to have a wider range of expertise in the tools and techniques used in data analysis. This can help your team to understand complex data sets better and identify trends and patterns that might not be apparent to someone with a more limited knowledge base. By bringing together individuals with diverse perspectives and skill sets, a deeper understanding of data can be gained, leading to more informed decision-making and, ultimately, greater success for the business.
Similarly, in the field of user interfaces and experience (UI/UX), a diverse team can help ensure that your products and services are designed with a wide range of users in mind. UI refers to the visual elements and design of a product, while UX encompasses the overall user experience, including usability, accessibility, and satisfaction. For example, a team that includes individuals with disabilities can provide valuable feedback on accessibility and usability issues, which can lead to a more user-friendly product for all users. A team that includes individuals from different cultural backgrounds can offer insights into how to design for different audiences, taking into account differences in language, customs, and social norms. Bringing together a diverse UI/UX team can lead to more effective and inclusive designs that meet the needs of a wider range of users. This can lead to increased user satisfaction, better user engagement, and ultimately, greater business success.
Another field where Diversity can have a tremendous effect is product development. When teams include members with different backgrounds and experiences, they can leverage a broader range of perspectives to inform product ideation, design, and testing. This can lead to a better understanding of the target audience and to products that better reflect the needs and preferences of a diverse customer base. In addition, a diverse team can also help to identify potential biases and blind spots in the product development process. This can lead to more objective decision-making and ensure that products are designed with inclusivity and accessibility in mind.
Finally, in digital marketing, a diverse team can help ensure that your messaging and advertising are effective across a variety of channels and demographics. By including individuals with different backgrounds and experiences, you can better understand the nuances of different markets and tailor your messaging accordingly.
Having a diverse team with different abilities, knowledge, and backgrounds can bring a variety of benefits to your organization. From data analytics to product development to digital marketing, a team that reflects the diversity of your customer base can help ensure that your products and services are designed and marketed effectively.
Join our Let’s Jam Challenge
This an immersive learning event designed to bring together individuals from a wide range of backgrounds and experiences to collaborate and solve real-world business challenges.
Team up participants from:
- UC Berkeley Extension
- Golden Gate University
- Hult International Business School
- Northeastern University
- San Jose State University
- San Francisco State University, and more…
And get coached by professionals from companies such as Amazon, EY, Google, Nymbus, Virtusa and many more.
Here are the important dates to keep in mind:
- May 27, 2023 Student and Coach Registration Ends
- June 03, 2023 Student Team Agile Workshop Session
- June 10, 2023 Let’s Jam Challenge Kickoff
- June 11 - July 15, 2023 Let’s Jam Event (5 weeks)
- July 22, 2023 Let's Jam Pitch Competition
Don't miss out on this exciting opportunity to showcase your talents and collaborate with other Next Gen Leaders to solve real-world business challenges.
Our registrations are open and will end on May 27th! Register for the Let's Jam Challenge today!