Accurate skills inventory

Project Manager: Hey HB, you know everyone around here? We need someone for that new Innovation project. HasBean: What are you looking for? Project Manager: Someone with Project Management at Level 4, Systems Development Management at Level 5, and Business Process Improvement at Level 5. HasBean: OK, that's pretty precise, No Idea! You'll probably need to hire a contractor. Project Manager: This would be a whole lot easier if...

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Targeted skills training

HasBean: How come there never seems to be budget for my training? CEO: But what training are you waiting for exactly? HasBean: I've heard the IT Security course has a great venue and catering? CEO: And how is that going to help with your career development? HasBean: I'm not sure what it's about exactly, but I've heard good things, and it would be nice to get away for a...

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Maybe you've tried using SFIA before, and not got as much value from it as you expected. Perhaps you are looking at the options and wanting someone with experience to help ensure you get it right first time.   Whilst many of our customers are comfortable with signing up to the free trial of the SkillsTx SaaS solution and cracking on using it without any additional training...

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A dog is for life, not just for Christmas   It is more than 40 years since the slogan "A dog is for life, not just for Christmas", was created by Clarissa Baldwin OBE, Chief Executive of the Dogs Trust (which was known as the National Canine Defence League in those days).   Treat them right   Whilst I'm not trying to say that you should treat your staff like dogs,...

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British Airways  are facing a record fine of £183m for a data breach. https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-48905907   In September last year I published a blog mentioning that it could be as high as 4% of annual global revenue. In this case, it looks like the proposed fine is lower, and about 1.5%, but it is still a record fine. BA have 28 days to appeal - so we will see...

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