Did you hear about the Japanese Minister of Cyber Security who doesn’t know how to use a computer or anything about Cyber Security? That’s a massive skill gap, despite the assertion by Yoshitaka Sakurada that he has skilled bureaucrats backing him up. The Minister suggests that his biggest job is… Read more.
Because time waits for no one! At the end of financial year – motivation definitely drives decisions, and there is no shortage of motivation from stakeholders to purchase nor suppliers to sell. This is a match made in heaven and an opportunity for you to really shine. Whilst the current… Read more.
EdAssist and the University Phoenix explored the question of “who is responsible” for their study titled “The Real Story Behind Career Development: Who is Responsible?” found a marked difference in perspective between workers and managers. Most workers believe that it is the responsibility of their employers’ to help develop their… Read more.
Robotic Process Automation (RPA) is here and, for the most part, it is a great innovation. Procurement chiefs have long lamented that their teams spend too much time on administrative tasks and not enough on “growth-enhancement” activities. Robots in Procurement can readily assume these mundane tasks thereby freeing up intellectual… Read more.
There is a negotiation skills gap. This gap arises because negotiation is usually a skill that we acquire through practice and observation. We start by observing our parents, how they negotiate or don’t negotiate with us as children. As we grow up, most people pick up negotiation skills informally from… Read more.