More Than a Buzz Word: vCom Solutions’ DEI Journey

A simple Google search for “DEI” yields more than 176 million news articles, supporting the claim that the term diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) is being used far and wide. While the popularity of DEI initiatives is soaring across industries, it’s important to understand the concept and intent of DEI as more than a trend or buzz word. A diverse and inclusive technology workplace offers more creativity and innovation and empowers employees with the freedom to bring their best and most authentic selves to the workplace.

California-based IT spend management firm, and CompTIA member, vCom Solutions, can attest to this. The firm first made a commitment to DEI in 2019 when president and CEO Gary Storm set an organizational goal to become a signatory company for CEO Action. CEO Action is a group founded on the shared belief that diversity, equity and inclusion is a societal issue, not a competitive one, and collaboration and bold action from the business community is vital to driving change at scale.

Starting from scratch with DEI initiatives can be overwhelming, but the diversity committee at vCom Solutions says the best piece of advice they can impart to other organizations is to is keep it

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