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by Steven Forth |
Jul 13, 2017
Many professional services companies are focused on optimizing the utilization ratio. They are focused on making sure that all billable staff are at work on customer projects at least 70% of the time (the actual target varies from company...
by Steven Forth |
Jun 12, 2017
In a recent conversation with a major consulting company, we were asked about the relationship between skills and expertise. Their internal practices focus on expertise development rather than ‘raw skill’ and they wanted to know how we connect these...
by Steven Forth |
Jun 2, 2017
A general consensus has emerged that most learning is the result of work and not training interventions. The term 702010 has become popular recently to describe the belief that 70% of learning comes from working on the job, 20%...
by Steven Forth |
Apr 28, 2017
Back in the 1960s US fighter pilot John Boyd was known as ’40 second Boyd’ from his standing bet that starting from a position of disadvantage he could get himself into a winning position in 40 seconds or less. It...
by Steven Forth |
Apr 18, 2017
One of the services TeamFit delivers using its skill management platform is Skill Insights. There are a number of specific business cases, but the most common is the following question. “Do we have the skills we need to achieve...
by Steven Forth |
Apr 5, 2017
Back in February 2015, when we were at work on our first ideas about skill management and how a shared understanding of skills was core to the future of work, we set out our critical assumptions about the future...
by Steven Forth |
Mar 20, 2017
Skills are being described as the new currency of business. Our skills are how represent ourselves, find jobs, get chosen for projects and find people to work with. LinkedIn lets you identify up to 50 skills but modern skill...