Published: 15 January 2019
Analyst(s): CIO Research Team
CIOs are under increasing pressure to transform the skills and competencies of their workforce to meet the needs of digital business. CIOs should build connected, experiential development programs for their employees.
Table 1: IT Leadership View on Current Skills
The Limits of Hiring as a Solution
Navigating This Issue Explorer
Challenges in Developing IT Staff
Differing Views From the CIO and the IT Staff
Introduction to Connected Learning
Foster Connector Managers
Personalize for Employee Resonance
Power the Team for Peer Development
Partner for Best-Fit Connections
Table 2: How Connector Managers Can Support Employee Development
Connect Development to Market Needs
Connect Development to Employees’ Aspirations and Values
Personalize Learning Experiences
Tighten the Connection Between Career Paths and Employee Development
Redefine Career and Talent Conversations
Expand Experience-Based Development Opportunities
Use Micromissions to Strengthen Staff Competencies
Table 3: Micromission for IT Staff by Competency Area
Making Rotations an Expectation, Not an Exception
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