How to survive in today’s digital transformation and why yesterday’s skills and development strategies aren’t enough.
Organizations today are faced with a disruption that is nothing short of historic. Digital technologies have steadily been making their way into organizations and now impact every facet of organizational behavior, both externally and internally. And the digital transformation is just beginning: by 2018, 50% of all business process jobs will have disappeared, and digital jobs will increase by 500%. Despite the omnipresence of digital technologies in organizations today, statistics reveal that the people working in them are unprepared. In the U.S., an estimated 60 million people are shut off from jobs because of a lack of digital skills: nearly 20% of American adults do not use the Internet at home, work, or at school, or on mobile devices.
Organizations have no choice but to rethink the way they develop their people to stay afloat in this tidal wave of change. Progress generates a skills gap. The digital transformation can easily be compared to…
Written by Jason C. Hathaway, Director of Content & Learning Solutions at CrossKnowledge.