I also work in France, where there's the belief that women are into shopping and houses, not business and technology. I found that to handle this, I had to prove I could communicate competently.
Just as consumers have seen widespread problems when using new data-intensive applications on smartphones, the same problem is also impacting the business world as corporate networks struggle to cope with new demands.
'On a scale of one to 10...' is a classic prompt that has been used to measure just about everything: emotions, the success of a new film or employee performance during reviews. And why not?