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Open Innovation: Why Shared Knowledge Matters

Open Innovation: Why Shared Knowledge Matters

Open research and sharing data and information openly will likely lead to the creation of a vaccine in record time which will save lives. If ever there was an example of the importance of open knowledge to the public, here it is.

via Open Knowledge Foundation

Hybrid Jobs Create Demand for Multi-Skilled Talent

Hybrid Jobs Create Demand for Multi-Skilled Talent

The trend toward more complex, multi-skilled jobs isn’t new, but it’s speeding up. A study projects that hybrid jobs will grow by 21% over the next decade, that’s more than twice the 10% growth rate of the global job market overall.

via World Economic Forum

How to Attract and Retain Knowledge Talent

How to Attract and Retain Knowledge Talent

As specialized knowledge becomes more valuable, the ability to identify and hire ‘knowledge stars’ will be game-changing for many companies. But most HR departments are still using yesterday’s methods of searching for and screening potential employees for the jobs of today and tomorrow, a new study argues.

via Strategy + Business

How to Invest in Knowledge Based Capital Advancements

Innovation is a key to business success, but where innovation comes from is changing. Today’s firms are looking beyond R&D to drive innovation. They invest in a wider range of intangible assets — such as data, software, patents, designs, new organizational processes and skills.

Together these non‑physical assets make up knowledge‑based capital (KBC). Studies for the European Union and the United States show business investment in KBC contributing 20% to 34% of average labor productivity growth.

via OECD

Why Knowledge-Based Capital Fuels Today’s Economic Growth

Innovation — building on human knowledge – is booming, changing the way business invests and grows.

As coal drove the last industrial revolution, software, databases, research and development, designs, new business models and the skills people bring to an organisation are driving revolutionary changes today.

via OECD