The digital era requires skills to change on a scale not seen since the Industrial Revolution.
Frequency – constant.
Key participants – all colleagues.
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Digital technology is ushering in a wave of innovation and creation of new companies and new business models on a scale not seen since the eighteenth century. Much of this is focused around a core set of technologies enabling internet commerce and industrial design. This is requiring in turn a reconceptualisation of skills in the ways organisations recruit, train and retain employees.
So leaders of organisations must address a core set of key questions driving their skills agenda: