September 20, 2021

Re-post: "Skills as a System"

Skills as a System

Re-post: "Skills as a System"

Another great article about:

"What if we had a better way to talk about skills, removes the bias inherent in those discussions, and lets leaders take decisions about skills right away, and plan for change?
I'd like to share a model that's helped me talk about skills with leaders; thinking about and predicting the skills they’ll need in a way that deals with today’s realities, and helps leaders take advantage of strategic workforce planning, and talent marketplaces.
It combines recent thinking on skills and work [1] with a strategy technique popular in tech companies [2], and I think it can help us think about skills as a system."

Orginal full material:

Skills as a System
I think the way we use job roles to talk about, organise and design skills is prone to bias, blocks innovation, and slows down organisations. What if we had a better way to talk about skills, that removes the bias inherent in those discussions, helping leaders take decisions right away, but still pl