Over the years, I have been working as a consultant with a range of organisations, public and private, large and small. I have found that one of the greatest challenges they face is understanding and managing what people they employ are capable of, and whether that capability supports what the organisation, as a business, is trying to achieve.
On 13th June in Milton Keynes, BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT is hosting the first Using SFIA in Education and Workplace Learning conference. The conference, which is supported by The Open University and the SFIA Foundation, will look at the various uses of SFIA (the Skills Framework in the Information Age) in practical learning contexts.
As I wrote in my previous post SFIA version 5 – what’s new?, we have updated our skills finder tool to reflect the latest version of SFIA. We developed the skills finder in response to client requests for a tool that would assist people to simply and easily assess their capabilities against the framework. Although the documentation […]
Previously I blogged about why organisations need to improve the way in which they manage skills. In this post I’ll take you through our six step skills management methodology which illustrates a simple and structured approach to implementing skills management. I must stress that this is a best practice recommendation for managing skills – the extent and […]
In my previous post I talked about some of the challenges that organisations face when it comes to managing skills. As I mentioned, despite the fact that the wealth and productivity of most businesses today is primarily generated by its people, few take steps to ensure that the skills and capabilities they need are managed […]