Leading organizations are pursuing skill grafting, an innovative approach to building the digital and data capabilities they need to compete. Rather than searching for individuals with the required breadth of experience, skill grafting creates teams with complementary skills to cover the necessary ground.
According to Gartner, a proactive and adaptive culture is a critical asset and some CIOs will likely play a role in establishing the right mindsets and practices within their organizations. Gartner predicts that by 2021, some CIOs will be as responsible for culture change as chief HR officers (CHROs).
“Employers might need to start formalizing their approach to soft skills assessments, by having a clear idea of what skills they need, then using artificial intelligence (AI) tools to analyze the extent to which candidates have those skills.”
“Global Cosmopolitans are proficient at building bridges between contexts, which includes helping organizations adapt to new markets. But even after they have slaked their wanderlust and decided to settle down in one place, the learning-oriented mindset they have developed will serve them (and their organizations) in good stead.”
via INSEAD Knowledge