According to BCG’s latest publication “How to Gain and Develop Digital Talent and Skills”, six areas where digital talent can have the most impact are - digital business, digital marketing, digital development, advanced analytics, Industry 4.0, and new ways of working.
Digital business experts - come up with innovative ideas for new digital business models;
Marketing experts - know how to use the multitude of digital channels to approach customers
Development experts - help build these channels; analytics experts aggregate data to understand what customers like and want
Industry 4.0 experts - work with the manufacturing side to create new products
New ways of working experts - use innovative methods that improve overall efficiency and transform the organizational culture.
As per livemint
India’s top 10 IT Service Providers accounting for over a million employees in total created only 200 new jobs in Apr-June 2017, however Gartner predicts severe shortage of tech talent by 2020 leading to 30% unfilled tech jobs. BCG analysis also shows that only 25% of the digitally skilled people are working at companies with 10,000 or more employees indicating that large service providers will have to think out-of-the-box to develop, attract and retain digital talent.
The report further talks about “The who, where, and what of building a successful Digital Organization”. Download now (attached) to read more...