SFIA and SkillsTx are truly Global

Truly Global? What we mean when we describe SFIA and SkillsTx as truly global. You may be aware that each SFIA8 skill description is precise, reflecting many hours of thought and international collaboration. In order to ensure that SFIA retains its Universal applicability, the SFIA Foundation requires the same level of preciseness in regard to its language translations. For instance, their network of volunteers, using the same...

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[video width="1920" height="1080" mp4="https://skillstx.com/wp-content/uploads/SFIA_AssessmentScheme_announcement-1.mp4"][/video]   The SFIA Foundation have defined an accreditation scheme Category A: SFIA Accreditation for Individuals, for their knowledge and experience in using SFIA (including SFIA Practitioners, Consultants, Trainers and Assessors) Category B: Certification for Professionals whose skills and competencies are described using SFIA, and wish to be recognised for their Knowledge, Skill and Competency Category C: SFIA Accreditation for Organisations who use SFIA...

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Digital skills demand skyrockets in North America

According to the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation (ITIF) report, Assessing the State of Digital Skills in the U.S. Economy, domestic and international digital skill assessments show America is lagging behind global competitors. Globally the economy is becoming digitalized, and analysts at research firm IDC estimate 60% of global GDP will be digitalized by the beginning of 2023. American organizations will need digital skills to...

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Following the successful SFIA 8 Beta launch on 30th June 2021 for comment, along with my colleagues on the SFIA Global Design Authority Board, we processed all the feedback and made a few additional changes ready for the full release. The feedback was extremely positive - people particularly loved the new skills and the improved readability throughout. As a result of all this hard work...

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SkillsTx NPS score

Measuring skill management excellence and customer loyalty using Net Promoter Score (NPS) and user feedback NPS scoring description The creators of NPS, Bain & Company, suggest a score: Above 0 is good Above 20 is favourable Above 50 is excellent -> We're here Above 80 is world class –> Our goal   What is NPS?  Net Promoter Score is based on a simple survey question, that gets randomly presented to...

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Following the successful SFIA 8 Beta launch on 30th June 2021 for comment, along with my colleagues on the SFIA Global Design Authority Board, we processed all the feedback and made a few additional changes ready for the full release. The feedback was extremely positive - people particularly loved the new skills and the improved readability throughout. As a result of all this hard work...

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SkillsTx are the first to develop and deliver the new SFIA Accredited Assessor training SkillsTx are proud to be the first SFIA Accredited Global Training Provider to develop and deliver SFIA Accredited Assessor training. The training is based on the new syllabus for the SFIA Assessor training. The syllabus was created by the SFIA Foundation to formalize the criteria for fully competent Assessors. It leads them...

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Saudi Arabia

Kingdom of Saudi Arabia - Saudi Classification of Professions The General Authority for Statistics in KSA has produced a Saudi Classification of Professions which is mapped to ISCO-08, the International Standard Classification of Occupations produced by the International Labour Office in Geneva. 126 technology-related occupations have been mapped to SFIA by SkillsTx as part of the MCIT SFIA program, and are available in the SkillsTx SaaS solution. This...

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HasBean: Rachel, Hi, it's time to look at what training you need. Rachel: HB, I think we need to start with looking at what skills I already have first. HasBean: No need for all that nonsense, we have that in your current job description. Rachel: I have over 10 years working experience, I have a lot more skills to offer than just the ones I use in my...

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Charles: "HB, I'm not at all happy with the role you have chosen as MY career development trajectory." HasBean: "But why? It's the most obvious progression from your current technical support role."   Charles: But we agreed when I started, this role was temporary until I understood our products. HasBean: Unfortunately our new automated Career Development System uses your current job description as the basis...

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