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Leading the Next-Generation Workforce: An IT Perspective

Published: 19 February 2019

ID: G00385441

Analyst(s): Christie Struckman


Amid complexity and constant change, IT leaders must evolve the composition, capabilities and habits of their teams to maximize business outcomes. To lead the next-generation workforce within IT, adopt an agile approach, prepare for continuous transformation and innovate strategic talent planning.

Table Of Contents


  • Apply an Agile and Collaborative Leadership Approach
    • Embrace an Enterprise Leadership Approach
    • Organize for Agility
  • Prepare for Continuous Workforce Transformation
    • Upgrade Workforce Readiness and Engagement
    • Monitor Emerging Workforce Trends
  • Innovate Talent Sourcing and Development Plans

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