The Adaptable Organization Series

Part 1: The Individual

Posted by Don Miller and Tiffany McDowell on August 7, 2019.

The world around us is moving at an unprecedented pace. Organizations that once benefited from a size‑and‑scale strategy have rapidly disappeared from the S&P 5001 and the original Dow Jones index.2 And today, just 14 percent of CxOs report a high degree of confidence in their ability to make the changes that the digital revolution requires.3 Today’s management systems, structures, and talent strategies tend to be outdated and designed for an era when size and enduring stability defined competitive advantage.

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Digital talent: Build it, use it, or lose it

Posted by
Margie Painter
and
Carlos Larracilla
on October 20, 2017.

Like it or not, digital is here, and in a few years, “being digital” will likely no longer be a competitive advantage for companies, but necessary for survival. With the dropping costs and rising adoption of AI, cognitive computing, and robotics, companies could easily be faced with applying these technologies everywhere, regardless of industry, function, or even company size. And that takes digital talent. But what does that mean? Who are these people? Where do we find them? They may not be who you think they are: digital talent is not strictly about “techies” and people who know how to use, build, or invest in new disruptive technologies.

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