Your workforce should be re-skilled, not replaced

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Intelligent technologies such as artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning, and neural networks already are a part of many enterprises and are expected to radically transform the workplace. But a survey of enterprise leaders at MIT Technology Review‘s recent EmTech Next conference shows that more than half of organizations aren’t adequately prepared for a future in which […]

La única habilidad que necesaria en tu futuro trabajo no será, en realidad, una habilidad

Hubo un tiempo, no hace mucho, en el que uno podía preguntarle a un niño: “¿Qué quieres ser de mayor?” y esperar una respuesta similar a la realidad actual: doctor, abogado, jugador de béisbol, astronauta, etc. ¡Ya sabes, trabajos que la gente realmente hace! Pero, ¿cómo saber hoy en día lo que se quiere ser, […]

The one skill you’ll need in the future workplace isn’t actually a skill

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There was a time not long ago when you could ask a child, “What do you want to be when you grow up?” and expect a reply that bears a fair semblance to present reality: Doctor, lawyer, baseball player, astronaut, etc. You know, jobs that people actually do! But how do you know what you […]

Workplace of the future is here, and it belongs to the agile and adaptive

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A recent article on the Business Insider website contained some great career advice, yet the piece also contains a pair of flawed inherent premises, both of which are hinted at in the headline: “7 skills all young people need to survive the future of the workplace.” Let me be clear: The advice presented by Charlotte Edmond […]

3 cuestiones en torno al desarrollo de software ágil en el sector de automoción

La transformación digital de la industria de automoción ha sido increíblemente dramática, tanto en la carretera por dotar a los coches de los últimos accesorios tecnológicos, como en las fábricas, donde el Internet de las Cosas, la robótica y la inteligencia artificial han añadido claras eficiencias de producción. Aparte de los desarrollos más obvios, las […]

InFraud aftermath: Is your cybersecurity team big enough?

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On the 7th February, the U.S. Department of Justice announced the indictment of 36 suspects involved in an online transnational cybercrime organisation referred to as the Infraud Organization. The DOJ claimed the group was responsible for more than $530 million in losses. The suspects worked from a number of countries, including the United States, UK, […]

Are you an Agile Servant Leader?

Building an Agile culture is more important than managing individual Agile projects because it sets the stage for the entire organization to be Agile. Scrum Masters, who lead Agile projects, are responsible for inculcating the right culture and mindset in the organization. But this can be difficult if the Scrum Master is set in old […]

Are you really Agile?

“Agile” is most definitely one of those words that is used liberally in sales brochures, delivery reports and, in fact, any form of communication that is attempting to show the reader that the team at hand is working “differently.” Under the banner of Agile are a number of “processes” — although we have to be […]

6 technology trends for 2018: Guideposts for digital transformation

‘Tis always the season for continuous innovation. As we look ahead to 2018, we see six big trends feeding the next wave of disruption and productivity. And that means opportunity for the digital enterprise. 1. Re-platforming the enterprise In 2018, companies will move to common IT platforms so they can respond to market changes faster […]

La forma de trabajar de los millennial impulsa el éxito empresarial (¡Créalo!)

Cuando se habla de los millennials,  la opinión típica entre los directivos suele ser algo condescendiente. Parecería que los trabajadores más jóvenes son niños que deben ser tolerados o con los que incluso conviene ser indulgentes: “Si no permitimos a los millennials  utilizar herramientas digitales de su elección en el trabajo, serán infelices e improductivos.” […]