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Compelling Business Case for Creative Skills

Compelling Business Case for Creative Skills

The World Economic Forum’s ‘Future of Jobs Report’ predicts creativity, innovation and ideation will be key skills for the workforce of the future. These so-called soft skills, which sit alongside analytical thinking and problem-solving, will replace manual tasks that become automated.

via World Economic Forum

Digital Economy Reached 6.9 Percent of U.S. GDP

Digital Economy Reached 6.9 Percent of U.S. GDP

The American digital economy accounted for 6.9 percent of the U.S. gross domestic product (GDP), or $1.35 trillion, in 2017, according to a new batch of statistics. The digital economy also supported 5.1 million jobs in 2017.

via Bureau of Economic Analysis

Growing Demand for Proven AI Deployment Services

Growing Demand for Proven AI Deployment Services

Yes, organizations value artificial intelligence (AI) capabilities, however, they lack confidence in their team’s readiness for implementation — 53% of survey respondents say business users are unclear about what they expect. They need guidance.

via Tech Pro Research

Fearless CMOs Embrace Change, Reject Mediocrity

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Chief Marketing Officers (CMOs) have a choice, embrace the future or cling to the past. To succeed today, they have to abandon mass-media thinking and resist the urge to squander their budgets on trivial advertising or paid media.

via Digital Polymath

How Automation will Transform Job Skills in the UK

How Automation will Transform Job Skills in the UK

1.5 million British jobs are at high risk of automation, with women and young people more threatened than others. More than 70% of the jobs deemed to be at high risk are held by women. Among young people, 16% of employed 20- to 24-year-olds are likely to be affected.

via World Economic Forum

Cyberstates: Outlook for U.S. IT Employment Growth

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The outlook for future employment growth remains positive. Cyberstates projects the base of U.S. technology occupation employment will grow to 8.6 million by 2026. Retirements will put even more pressure to meet the need for tech talent, according to CompTIA.

via CompTIA

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