A recent report by Capgemini, in association with LinkedIn, concluded that the digital skills gap is widening across a broad range of industries and countries, with over half of employees (and 60 per cent of digitally talented employees) investing their own time and money, outside office hours, to stay relevant.
Fifty-four per cent of the organisations surveyed were facing a growing digital talent gap, leading to a loss of competitiveness through hampering their digital transformation programmes.
Despite this, budgets for training digital talent remained flat or decreased in more than half (52 percent) of the organisations surveyed.
It would appear, therefore, that despite growing awareness of the digital skills crisis very little is being done to solve it.
Many employees are concerned that their skills are already, or will…