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 […]

Why soft skills are not easy

The word “hard” can be the opposite of “soft” or the opposite of “easy.” It makes sense then that in many people’s minds “soft skills” are seen as “easy skills.” However, basic logic and high school math tells us that this assumption is flawed — and Australian companies are about to get a huge reality […]

Is AI smart enough to accurately measure an employee’s value?

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Artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning are supposed to help enterprises become more efficient by streamlining processes and taking over tasks currently performed by those unfocused, under-motivated humans known as employees. For those enterprise workers who don’t lose their jobs to automation and machine learning, smart technologies can be used collaboratively by employees to make […]

For workers in the digital economy, staying still is falling behind

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The introduction of computers, the internet, wireless networks, social media and smartphones and other mobile devices into the enterprise world dramatically changed how organizations conducted business. They also forced tech-averse enterprise workers to face a stark choice: Develop new skills (the ability to find information quickly, fluency across multiple communications channels and the discipline to […]

Do you have the social capital required for the disruption that disruptive digital innovation will require?

A key and recurring them at the CSC ASPIRE conference was the topic of the convergence of digital leadership and digital disruption. One of the memes that was carried throughout the conference was leveraged by a CSC Leading Edge Forum research report entitled “Leadership and Digital Leadership are Becoming One and the Same” authored by […]