Gartner Research

Reimagine Apprenticeships to Develop Talent to Scale Digital Business

Published: 01 March 2018

ID: G00349736

Analyst(s): Bard Papegaaij , Christie Struckman

Summary

Digital business exacerbates the need for critical skills and competencies. A reimagined form of apprenticeships can groom existing employees, but CIOs will need to build a program tailored to I&T needs that unleashes the abilities of all employees of the organization.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges

Introduction

Analysis

  • Implement the Building Blocks So That All Participants Benefit, Regardless of Age
    • Accompanying Study Deepens Learning and Understanding
    • One-to-Many Relationships Broaden the Learning Required for Digital Business
    • Business Unit Work Ensures That the Work Is Value Added
  • Focus on the Skills and Competencies That Matter
  • Make Sure That You Have These Critical Success Factors in Place
    • Attract Employees With a Desire to Learn
    • Start Small and Grow Organically
    • Integrate Throughout the Enterprise
    • Build in Enough Time So That True Learning Occurs
    • Recognize All Participants
    • Dedicate Resources for Program Management
  • Get Started With Your Apprenticeship Program
  • What to Avoid for Long-Term Program Viability

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