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by Steven Forth |
Aug 2, 2017
Skill management is new to many companies. They may have a vestigial list of skills in their talent management or learning management system. More likely they are managing skills in spreadsheets or as a collection of résumés – irregularly...
by Steven Forth |
Jul 24, 2017
More and more companies are investigating skill management platforms. Virtually any company that relies on the skills of its people to deliver services, develop innovations and create value for its customers needs to be able to answer critical business...
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...