The European Commission has recently published a report that looked at 12 specific types of non-office jobs. The main finding is that the use of information and communication technologies (ICT) profoundly affects the work tasks and skills requirements of all types of work, including jobs outside the traditional office.
A study published by Barclays with the support of a wide range of influential names from the technology sector, looked at what is needed for the development of digital skills by considering the experience of 10 countries.
Read how Petya Kapchina a Bachelor of Economics of defense and security changed her career into ICT with help of eSkills for Jobs.
In this era, companies are exploring digital business models, processes, and automation technologies, as well as seeking to hire and retain people with different skill sets. The IT organization can no longer be considered just a service provider; how it manages the integration of emerging technologies can help determine the success of a company's digital strategy. What are the 5 key IT questions board directors should ask – this is the topic of a recent article by McKinsey and Co.
Talent is now recognized globally as the single major issue standing in the way of technology companies achieving their objectives. The shift to digital and technology-led economy is creating a talent void which is putting many companies' survival at risk. In a research report published in June, Harvard Business Review and Red Hat pair up to review some of the best practices CIOs can share in the war for talent across the globe.
Being a digital native does not necessarily mean going online daily. So what exactly makes you be one? Digital natives may not be inevitably tech savvy, but their sense of knowledge of what's going on both digitally and culturally is what sets them up to be natives.
In a joint blog post, Andrus Ansip, European Commission Vice-President for the #DigitalSingleMarket, and Günther H. Oettinger European Commissioner for Digital Economy and Society, stressed out the importance of having the right skills in the digital age.