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Tuesday, June 23, 2015

Future Work Skills 2020

This report was brought out by The Institute for the Future (IFTF) and The University of Phoenix Research Institute; High lights:
six drivers of change

  1. Extreme Longevity
  2. Rise of smart machines and systems
  3. Computational world
  4. New Media ecology
  5. Super Structured organisations
  6. Global Connected world

Key skills needed in the workplace

  1.  sense making- :ability to determine the deeper meaning or significance of what is being expressed.
  2. social intelligence-ability to connect to others in a deep and direct way, to sense and stimulate reactions and desired interactions.
  3. novel & adaptive thinking- proficiency at thinking and coming up with solutions and responses beyond that which is rote or rule-based.
  4. cross-cultural competency-ability to operate in different cultural settings.
  5. computational thinking- ability to translate vast amounts of data into abstract concepts and to understand data-based reasoning.
  6. new media literacy- ability to critically assess and develop content that uses new media forms, and to leverage these media for persuasive communication.
  7. transdisciplinarity-  literacy in and ability to understand concepts across multiple disciplines.
  8. design mindset-ability to represent and develop tasks and work processes for desired outcomes.
  9. cognitive management- ability to discriminate and filter information for importance, and to understand how to maximize cognitive functioning using a variety of tools and techniques.
  10. virtual collaboration- ability to work productively, drive engagement, and demonstrate presence as a member of a virtual team.

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