As part of a sneak preview to Interop ITX, where I’ll be speaking in May, I joined InformationWeek for a discussion about tips and resources for getting ahead in IT. Ever-evolving technology is making IT professionals more valuable than ever before. Yet many technologists find themselves in unfulfilling positions or unable to devote time to learning critical new skills.
Learning culture is essentially the culture of an organization that highly values learning. It seems obvious, but it’s not exactly obvious how to build this type of culture. The stakes, however, are high. Organizations with ingrained learning cultures are the most innovative and successful. They also attract and retain the highest quality workers. So how
The success of an organization depends on a strong organizational culture, which is fostered by strong leadership. The tricky part in creating that culture though, is that sound leadership is not a linear journey. It’s not as if you can simply follow a single leadership method, become an effective leader and therefore, create a strong
A computer engineer must be able to write code. A musician must know how to play an instrument. And an accountant must be able to balance the books. These are all hard skills. They’re tangible things we either know how to do or we don’t. They can be taught, measured, and seen in action. But
There seem to be two opposing views of how automation will impact the future of work. The pessimistic view, which says that artificial intelligence (A.I.) and computerization will disrupt the job market and put a substantial share of jobs, across a wide range of industries at risk. And the optimistic view, that states that technology
Building a learning culture is a critical component of any talent strategy. Organizations who actively pursue it have higher levels of engagement and retention and, therefore, success. One of the keys to creating a learning culture is self-directed learning. Self-directed learning (SDL) is the process in which individuals take the initiative, with or without the
A company’s culture is comprised of a combination of factors, including the environment, the social norms, values and mission, as well as ethics, expectations and goals. Culture is integral to a company’s success for a number of reasons. It’s the only thing that can be truly unique about an organization and it drives how employees interact with
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