(In)equality in terms of job allocation, wages or promotions, etc., may often remain hidden from direct observation within companies, and this also applies to the innovation sector.
Collecting facts and figures on the workforce and its characteristics can help solve this problem: potential inequalities as well as progress in promoting diversity and innovation become observable and thus can be measured.
Key to such an approach is the targeted selection of performance indicators and metrics, as well as the explicit wording of objectives related to diversity and innovation.
Proof of success is based on the comparison between actual results and original objectives.
The tools listed here provide information on how diversity in innovation can be documented with facts and figures.