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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 |
Mar 6, 2017
Many large or rapidly growing companies have a person responsible for talent acquisition. Aging workforces, changing skill requirements, competition for talent are all driving interest in talent acquisition. But is talent acquisition the most important way to build capabilities?...
by Steven Forth |
Jan 19, 2017
Talent Management looks at you from the outside while Skills Management is looking at you from the inside out. TeamFit is what connects the two. Chuck Hamilton   2017 is shaping up to be the year of ‘skills.’ Everywhere...
by Karen Chiang |
Dec 5, 2016
What does this mean for your professional services firm and more important for yourself as an individual? Dan Pink introduced the case that mastery, autonomy and purpose are the key drivers for business performance. What does this mean for...
by Steven Forth |
Oct 11, 2016
What is the primary role of company leadership in markets characterised by variability, complexity, ambiguity and risk? It is pretty simple really, building capabilities that deliver value to some part of the market. Then taking the revenues from the...
by Steven Forth |
Oct 5, 2016
For the past few weeks, I have been in conversations on critical emerging skill sets for different industries. The conversation has ranged from LinkedIn groups (especially Design Thinking), to long e-mail threads, to dips into Twitter and even Facebook....