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Very Few Metro Areas Drive Tech Innovation in America

Very Few Metro Areas Drive Tech Innovation in America

“Based on ‘winner-take-most’ network economies, the innovation sector has generated significant technology gains and wealth but has also helped spawn a growing gap between the nation’s dynamic ‘superstar’ metropolitan areas and most everywhere else.”

via Brookings

Digital Growth: How to Future-Proof Your Workforce

Digital Growth: How to Future-Proof Your Workforce

“Demand for skills in areas such as AI, robotics, and automation is exploding, with mentions in online job postings growing more than 40% per year. Digital experts ranked learning and training second in importance among dozens of job factors.”

via BCG

Why Digital Content Strategy Leadership is Essential

Why Digital Content Strategy Leadership is Essential

“Only 48% of the communications collateral used by companies to influence stakeholder perceptions is easy to process. The majority is complex, containing too much extraneous information. Leaders must eliminate the nonessential and remove clutter so that messages are concise and easy to digest.”

via Gartner

Digital Transformation Skills with The Most Demand

Digital Transformation Skills with The Most Demand

“The skills in highest demand among our survey respondents are teamwork (74% of respondents), leadership (70%), and communication (67%), all soft skills, followed by user experience and analytics, which are technical ones.”

via HBR

How High-Growth Technology Companies Scale Culture

How High-Growth Tech Companies Scale Culture

“Distinct cultures have always been a hallmark of tech companies. But to scale culture, high-growth technology companies are focused on the cultural criteria that really matter, even when it means leaving some traditional practices behind.”

via Spencer Stuart

Why Growth Strategies Fail to Deliver Results

Why Growth Strategies Fail to Deliver Results

A recent Gartner poll of strategy leaders revealed slow strategy execution as the top challenge for 2019 — 70% said they had little confidence in their ability to solve the problem.

via Gartner

Human Resource Analytics, Learning and Development

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“Sixty-five percent of survey respondents overall said they expect their HR budgets to increase in 2020, while only 17% expect a decrease and 19% expect no change. The survey received responses from 373 HR leaders of director level and above globally.”

via Gartner