Digital Artisans: 9 key questions
NAME : Srinivas Kandula
COMPANY : Capgemini
DESIGNATION : India CEO
1. Is there a gap between supply and demand for
digital skills?
Increase in unfilled
digital technology jobs
by end of 201...
2. Are business opportunities lost due to digital skills
scarcity?
We are investing in the necessary digital
skills
We agr...
3. Will this gap between supply and demand enlarge or
narrow? Are there adequate efforts to create enough supply
in the ne...
4. Is there a gap between what is taught in colleges and
organizations versus what is required in the industry?
5. Should the hiring process be different for digital
skills?
Mobile
Analytics Social
Technical Talent
Strong understandin...
6. Do digital skills require different hiring and
development techniques and tools?
Plugging the
Skill Gap
Innovative Recr...
7. Is attrition among digital workforce higher?
8. Is Digital elitist?
9. From a socio-economic, technical and cultural standpoint,
does the digital workforce differ from other technical talent?
THANK YOU
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NASSCOM ILF 2016: Global Talent Wars For Digital Artisans

Global Talent Wars For Digital Artisans. Srinivas Kandula, CEO India, Cap Gemini.
Published on: Mar 3, 2016
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Transcripts - NASSCOM ILF 2016: Global Talent Wars For Digital Artisans

  • 1. Digital Artisans: 9 key questions NAME : Srinivas Kandula COMPANY : Capgemini DESIGNATION : India CEO
  • 2. 1. Is there a gap between supply and demand for digital skills? Increase in unfilled digital technology jobs by end of 2015 50% % of more key digital business jobs, compared with traditional models, by 2018 500%66% Jobs left unfilled of the 4.4 million Big Data jobs created in 2015
  • 3. 2. Are business opportunities lost due to digital skills scarcity? We are investing in the necessary digital skills We agree/strongly agree we have digital skills All Others Digirati 11% 7% 9% 26% 23% 25% Analytics Social Mobile 82% of respondents from Digirati agreed, compared to 40% in other firms The Digital Leaders or “Digirati” are 26% more profitable than their industry competitors
  • 4. 3. Will this gap between supply and demand enlarge or narrow? Are there adequate efforts to create enough supply in the next 5 years? Only 4% companies align their training efforts with overall digital strategy No company spends >20% of its training budget on digital Only 13% of companies use innovative methods to source digital talent
  • 5. 4. Is there a gap between what is taught in colleges and organizations versus what is required in the industry?
  • 6. 5. Should the hiring process be different for digital skills? Mobile Analytics Social Technical Talent Strong understanding of Business Drivers Knowledge of Technical underpinnings Business Professional Digital Age Employee  >50% of companies realize that mobile is one of the two most important skills for digital transformation. However, >80% of them face a talent shortage in mobile.  Only 21% rate their company’s analytics capabilities as “more than adequate” or “world class”. More than 75% agree that it is challenging to source such skills.  Over 49% of candidates are more likely to consider a job advertised in an innovative way.
  • 7. 6. Do digital skills require different hiring and development techniques and tools? Plugging the Skill Gap Innovative Recruitment Methods Target Company Acquisitions Partnerships Incubating for the Future Training Programs Made several Acquisitions of Mobile, Social and Technology Firms Partnered with Kaggle, a Platform for Data Prediction Competitions Partnered with Techstars for an Incubator Program Launched an Employee Exchange Program with Google Gamified their Recruitment Process Launched a Digital IQ training. Over 20,000 employees trained in 2 years Implemented reverse mentoring programs Launched an incubator program for mobile startups
  • 8. 7. Is attrition among digital workforce higher?
  • 9. 8. Is Digital elitist?
  • 10. 9. From a socio-economic, technical and cultural standpoint, does the digital workforce differ from other technical talent?
  • 11. THANK YOU

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