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Skills Gap Analysis: How to Win the Race for Talent

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“In a 2019 Gartner survey, only 40% of HR leaders reported their workforce planning activities were effective at aligning talent needs with business objectives, and only 41% said they’re good at analyzing internal labor markets.”

via Gartner

Davos 2020: Why Your Data is a Valuable Currency

Davos 2020: Why Your Data is a Valuable Currency

Data has become the world’s most valuable currency. It is being produced at an unprecedented scale and pace. In just one day, roughly 500 million tweets are posted. Around 294 billion emails are sent. Five billion searches are made. Every day, we produce 2.5 quintillion bytes of information.”

via World Economic Forum

Why Artificial Intelligence Creates a Digital Disjuncture

Why Artificial Intelligence Creates a Digital Disjuncture

“Although much of AI hardware and software investment is being driven by the private sector in industries such as retail, banking and manufacturing, its development is unfolding against the backdrop of an increasingly contested geopolitical and geotechnological environment.”

via World Economic Forum

How AI Innovation will Transform Business Strategy

How AI Innovation will Transform Business Strategy

For the first time in 100 years, new technologies such as artificial intelligence are causing firms to rethink their competitive strategy and organizational structure, say the authors of a new book, ‘Competing in the Age of AI’.

via Harvard Business School

Digital C-Suite: The Changing Profile of CEOs

Digital C-Suite: The Changing Profile of CEOs

“CEOs today continue to execute the managerial role of yesterday, maintaining day-to-day operations and obligations to shareholders. At the same time, they have to lead through constant digital and business disruption…”

via Heidrick & Struggles

How to Scale-up Artificial Intelligence Applications

How to Scale-up Artificial Intelligence Applications

By 2030, AI could add $15.7 trillion to the global economy. But its manageable implementation is a global challenge. The World Economic Forum is working with industry experts and business leaders to develop an AI toolkit that will help companies understand the power of AI to advance their business and to introduce the technology in a sustainable way.

via World Economic Forum

IT Channel Partner Evolution will Continue in 2020

IT Channel Partner Evolution will Continue in 2020

“To sum 2020 up in simple terms, we are seeing a monumental shift in how buyers acquire products and services and how companies are reacting with their go-to-market (GTM) and routes-to-market (RTM) strategies.”

via Forrester