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EITL Forum Debrief: Bridge the Gaps to Better IT Workforce Planning, Employee Performance and Innovation Practices (Dec-12 Forum NA)

Published: 08 January 2013

ID: G00247590

Analyst(s): Debra Chamberlin

Summary

HR leaders discussed gaps they face with current and desired practices in workforce planning, IT business unit performance, organizational culture development and innovation management practices. Strategic thinkers can use these insights and practices as they take steps to an improved future state.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges

Introduction

Analysis

  • Conduct Strategic Workforce Planning to Close the Skills Gap Facing Many Organizations Today
    • Prepare Now for the IT Workforce Demands of the Future
    • Use Workforce Trends in Strategic Planning
    • Take Action to Reinforce Behaviors for Long-Term Sustainability and to Drive Greater Performance Levels
  • Transform the Business (Don't Just Run It) by Aligning to Business Functions and Developing Competencies That Go Beyond Technical Skills
  • Develop an IT Brand That Has the Right Impact
    • Why Is Brand Important?
  • Cultivate the HR-IT Leaders' Relationship to Benefit the Workforce
    • Know What Workforce Analytics Have an Impact on the CIO and Other IT Leaders

Case Study

  • Gain Early Executive and HR Support to Establish and Institutionalize Innovation

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