The Asia-Pacific's digital story is all about growth - massive growth. Digital is the key to addressing the wants and needs of current and future online consumers, who will represent half of Asia's population by 2020, up from one-third today. Many organisations in the region have already formulated their digital strategies and adopted innovative technologies to become truly transformed businesses.
However, many lack a talent strategy optimised to support their digital business and technology plans. There are three key action items that can help business leaders apply a successful talent strategy:
Talent acquisition and upskilling in the age of digital transformation is a structural employment problem that will require bold changes to resolve. Finding a solution depends on the acknowledgment that - as Klaus Schwab, executive chairman of the World Economic Forum, said – ‘talentism is the new capitalism’.”
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