Workforce skills of the future

Business leaders are taking note of a looming global skills crisis. The IBM Institute for Business Value reports that 60 percent of executives globally confirmed they are struggling to keep their workforce current and relevant.1 What’s more, they recognize that the skills of the future may be unknown or entirely new to the organization. Tackling this challenge requires a new approach to talent and development based on a network of strong partnerships, a laser focus on user experience and the bold application of emerging technologies and learning science. Enter the digital learning ecosystem, where parties share and enhance every aspect of the talent development function.

1. King, Mike, Anthony Marshall and Dave Zaharchuk. “Facing the storm: Navigating the global skills crisis.” IBM Institute for Business Value. December 2016. https://ibm.com/business/value/skillsstorm

Experts on this topic

James Cook

James Cook
Global Practice Leader
Talent Development Optimization
IBM Global Business Services

Guillermo Miranda

Guillermo Miranda
Vice President
Global Learning and Employee Enablement
IBM Corporation

Timothy Shriver

Timothy Shriver
Partner
Talent and Engagement
IBM Global Business Services

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