The soft skills that enterprises desperately need

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By definition, disruption is an inherent component of digital transformation. Artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning, automation, mobile devices, and other technologies have dramatically impacted how organizations do business and how employees do their jobs. For many organizations, however, digital transformation efforts are being undermined by a widening talent shortage and skills gap. In a study […]

The art of strategically expanding a problem

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I recently heard an executive attribute his success to learning that sometimes to fix a problem you need to make it bigger. This rattled around in my head for a while and then it started making some kind of sense. Simply stated, some problems just seem to linger unsolved until someone or something suddenly escalates […]

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 […]

‘War Games’ and umami: Pulling my boots on and walking the walk

This is my first blog in awhile, and the reason for the gap is one of the most interesting aspects of my job here at CSC: the delivery challenge. As part of the governance team, I’ve developed core competency in asking questions and hearing the answers, sometimes despite the words spoken. A few times a year, […]