Tackling the global skills crisis

Rapid technological advances, increased globalization and unprecedented industry disruption are destabilizing traditional job roles and fueling a global skills crisis. While governments face many of the same skills-related challenges as the private sector, the implications are even greater as they fight this battle on two fronts. While struggling to employ staff with the skills necessary to meet organizational mission requirements, government executives also must work with ecosystem partners to ensure their regional labor markets remain competitive. To avoid negative repercussions on the missions of their organizations as well as individuals and economies worldwide, government leaders must work with ecosystem partners to deepen the talent pool and build the workforce of the future.

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About the authors

Mike King

Mike King
Global Education Industry Vice President
IBM Sales and Distribution

Dave Zaharchuk

Dave Zaharchuk
Global Government Industry Leader
IBM Institute for Business Value

Tim Paydos

Tim Paydos
Global Vice President
IBM Government Industry Solutions Competency

Marquis Cabrera

Marquis Cabrera
Global Leader
IBM Digital Government Transformation

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