Published: 22 February 2019
Analyst(s): Enterprise Risk Management Research Team
The talent crunch is often painted as a problem of supply, with corporate scavengers descending on the same small pool of digital aces. But that’s not the whole story. The problem really is one of both supply and demand. Organizations have more control over their talent needs than they may realize.
Cutting a Path to the Other Side of Talent
Table 1: The Roads to Fewer Talent Dependencies and Greater Access to Specialization
Redesign Roles to Build Expertise Through the Path of Least Resistance
Renovate Workflow and Structures to Build and Scale Expertise
Seize Control of the Demand Side
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