Map Digital skills needed

“Utilising SkillsTx to map the skills of our digital and ICT workforce as well adding SFIA references to the Job Definitions and Roles needed to operate our new operating model was a key contribution to a smooth reorganisation - often a challenging time for all involved.. I’ve led other reorganisations in the past, and I didn’t have access to SkillsTx then but this approach with the...

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"Defining a meaningful Succession Plan based on skills was very hard to do.  Keeping it up to date was a complicated task with people leaving and joining the IT Team.  Using SkillsTx, the IT Succession Plan based on skills, is easily generated, providing a graphic view for each person that can best perform the role.  And what is best, it is automatically kept  up to...

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"Using SFIA/SkillsTx, we have identified skills and levels of responsibility common to all of our Information Technology Department staff, and then the essential skills required for each individual job.  This has helped us to identify gaps and areas for further training and improvement.  Additionally, we've used SkillsTx to revamp our job descriptions throughout the department which has been invaluable in recruitment and retention." Ira Cohen, Business...

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“SFIA will prove useful in drafting appropriate position descriptions (PD) and individual training plans for specific roles within government IT.” “Using SFIA as a skills reference establishes consistency and logical skills mapping within the organization.” “Of particular note is SFIA6 additions to skill descriptions that are specific to cyber (like PENT – Penetration Testing and DGFS – Digital Forensics) and the upgrade of SCTY – Information Security...

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“The Interim CIO tasked with the merger needed to understand the skills and capability of each team member to ensure that the right people were in the right roles. The SkillsTx data and analytics showed CenSus that there was a significant amount of potentially untapped capability in resources not currently using previously held skills. Often this represented experience which could be used to mentor others, or to...

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Skills gap analysis

With a mission to bring New Zealand’s tax administration into the modern world, Inland Revenue embarked on a Business Transformation program involving their people, processes, policy and technology. They needed to have the skills to proactively support customers to get their tax right from the start, rather than reacting when things go wrong. A key challenge for the team was the need to understand the skills required...

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SFIA self-assessment

Here are a few of the comments we received from folks who have used our free SFIA self-assessment: "Great skill range and detailed descriptions that allow easy application." "This is good opportunity to reflect past experience and think ahead of future opportunities." "A very mature survey capability with flexibility to complete using well defined capability levels." "It is a new and unique way to find...

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