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China Summary Translation: Creating Your Digital Edge Through a Competency-Based Talent System

Published: 23 July 2015

ID: G00280957

Analyst(s): Lily Mok


Building and sustaining a successful digital business requires transformational change in the culture, mindset and workforce capabilities. CIOs and business leaders must renew the talent strategy and programs to acquire, nurture and develop requisite workforce core competencies to make the shift.

Table Of Contents



Creating Your Digital Edge Through a Competency-Based Talent System

  • Key Findings
  • Recommendations


  • Building the Digital Business Requires a Shift in Culture and Mindset
  • Identify and Define the Competencies That Enable Mindset and Behavior Change
  • Develop a Competency-Based Talent System to Build a Competitive Edge Through People

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