What’s happening in the SkillsTx world?

Data, Engagement and Analytics – Webinar Series

May 07, 2018   |   Career planning

“Gartner predicts that, by 2020, 75 percent of organizations will experience visible business disruptions due to I&O [IT Infrastructure & Operations Management] skills gaps, which is an increase from less than 20 percent in 2016.“   Based on the best advice of researchers from a variety of organisations it is… Read more

Digital Skills Landscape Report 2018

April 18, 2018   |   Digital

The data analysed in the report is from 4,902 individuals who have used SFIA6 to produce a profile of their skills through our self-assessment. Here is the introduction from the report, a compelling reason, we believe, to take a little to read through the report: “Gartner predicts that, by 2020,… Read more

Two-thirds of organizations are not adequately addressing I&O skills gaps

March 29, 2018   |   Risk

Gartner Says I&O Skills Gaps Will Cause 75 Percent of Organizations to Experience Visible Business Disruptions by 2020 Two-thirds of organizations are not adequately addressing the infrastructure and operations (I&O) skills gaps that will impede their digital business initiatives, according to Gartner, Inc. Successful I&O organizations will need to implement… Read more

Identifying Skill Gaps improves employee wellbeing

February 11, 2018   |   Career planning

Is there a link between the ability to identify and address skill gaps, and the improvements in the wellbeing of employees? The answer is a resounding YES! And we would only need to look at our own work life for confirmation of this. Who has NOT experienced anxiety and stress… Read more

Free SFIA Self Assessment takes off

January 27, 2018   |   Career planning

We are delighted to report that the launch of our free SFIA assessment has had an amazing uptake. We’ve had over 150 people benefit from the service in only 4 days, wow. Of particular note is that these folks are spread across 37 countries (SFIA truly is global) which is no doubt helped… Read more

Chairman recognised as a Thought Leader

January 20, 2018   |   Service Management

Matthew Burrows proudly announced as one of HDI’s Top 25 Thought Leaders for 2017.  The award is doubly appreciated because it is based on votes from industry peers. Matthew works tirelessly spreading the word of best practice and is particularly passionate about ensuring the industry manages and nurtures its’ most… Read more

Assess the skills you have or the skills you need (now)?

January 17, 2018   |   Analytics

When assessing and conducting skills analysis for a workforce or job candidates what a difference a few words can make. Here’s a discussion we often get involved with: What’s the difference between these two questions.. “Can you do this?” and “What can you do?” On the surface there appears to… Read more

Improve your self-assessment comms and awareness

January 10, 2018   |   Analytics

Although this article relates to our SFIA self-assessment, the advice and guidance can apply to any self-assessment process. Capturing a rating on completion of the assessment can really provide excellent information to help improve communication and awareness and, of course, improve the survey process. It’s not exactly our best kept… Read more

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