Data Scientist: Hey HasBean, I need to plan the development of my Data Scientist skills. What do I use to do that around here? HasBean: What's so special about your skills that you need a special development plan? Data Scientist: Our professional skills need to be developed, and supported with training and other development actions. HR Manager: Just ignore him Richard, we use SFIA. It covers all your...

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data is the new oil

CEO: Hey HasBean, I've just read that 'data is the new oil, fueling the digital economy'. HasBean: Yeah?!? I guess so. CEO: And that our digital and IT workers, and their specialist skills and competencies, are a key to this. HasBean: Specialist skills? HasBean: We've got generic competencies in our HR system. To be honest, 'generic' makes my life easier. CEO: Yes, but we really need to assess and develop...

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