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Charting a Course for Next-Generation Business Leaders

Charting a Course for Next-Generation Business Leaders

At a time when companies are competing to become the most sought-after digital platforms, outside-the-box-thinking and creativity become bankable advantages. More recently still, businesses are discovering the very real risks of not keeping pace with evolving societal conversations.

via The Aspen Institute

Digital Reinvention: Knowledge Transfer at Think

Digital Reinvention: Knowledge Transfer at ThinkThink is a first-of-its-kind global IBM event that gathers the world’s most inspiring inventors, leaders, and thinkers in one place, to ask: What makes you think? “Join us in Las Vegas, March 19 – 22.”

via LinkedIn Pulse

Digital Transformation Skills Shortage Slows Progress

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Having trouble staffing your digital transformation project team? Well, you’re not alone. More organizations report a digital business skills gap within their workforce, but many can’t find a viable solution to the IT talent shortage, according to CompTIA.

Source: Digital Lifescapes

How to Make the Most of the Digital Growth Phenomenon

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Digital transformation demands substantial investment in organizational capabilities, process innovation, and institutional learning. Best practice suggests that every dollar invested in ICT should be matched with a $4 or $5 investment in process improvement, training, change management, etc.

Source: World Bank Group

Why Nurturing Creative Talent is the Key to Innovation

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Innovate or die is not just a slogan, it’s a vital truth. Creativity is the most powerful competitive advantage a business can have. Companies need to fizz with new ideas and fresh thinking. But there’s a problem – there just aren’t enough fizzy people around.

Source: The Guardian

Just 8% of Current Marketers Have Proven Digital Skills

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“In order to succeed, our thinking and skillset needs to be too, failing to do so will result in an even larger skills gap than what currently exists and will not only affect organisations who need to adapt their marketing to new innovative audience engagement strategies, but also decrease the opportunities for people looking to advance or enter a career in marketing.”

Source: Digital Marketing Magazine

Ongoing Digital Transformation Skills Gap Hampers Progress

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Data analytics skills needed to create new products and services from mobile, social and information obtained from customer interactions are especially hard to find, said Andy Rowsell-Jones. Gartner released survey results from 2,598 CIOs and other executives in 93 countries.

Source: CIO Journal