Friday 7 February 2020
Inside Learning Technologies e-Magazine Page 28
Digital transformation ... is mainly about people transformation. Which is mainly about Learning Culture What do people really mean when they talk about Digital Transformation? After analysing some of the most popular studies on the subject to date, it turns out that half of the terms that most often arise are about people and not technology. The Word Cloud image below reveals the most frequent words in digital transformation studies.
The font size denotes the frequency of the word and the colour yellow denotes terms directly related to people, HR and learning. The acceleration of technology has placed digital transformation at the top of every CEO’s agenda. A recent McKinsey survey ‘The truth about transformation’ reveals that ‘success is more likely when organisations scale up their workforce planning and talent development’. Indeed, in our fast-paced and increasingly competitive environments, companies that manage to attract digital talent and develop the right skillset, will stand out. In a situation where people are always in need of developing new skills, training alone won’t cut it anymore. You need to have an environment where people can turn every project, every interaction, every place and every relationship, into an opportunity for learning and experimenting. In other words, you need to develop your Learning Culture.