The Persisting case of Tech Talent shortage!

The Persisting case of Tech Talent shortage!

The shortage of tech talent is all pervasive and doesn’t seem to go away! And, the worst part is that there doesn’t seem to be a systemic solution in sight. Why is this happening? Let’s go back to the fundamentals and look at the “Cause – Effect – Response” cycle. Let’s start with the “cause” side. Why…

Are AWS Certifications worth it?

Are AWS Certifications worth it?

Does an AWS certification guarantee a better future? When it comes to analysing the worth of an education or a certification, one of the strongest determining parameters is the extent to which the education guarantees financial security. Salary boost, overall employability, career paths, growth opportunities, etc are some of the main factors that help determine…

Why AWS is here to stay

Why AWS is here to stay

How AWS trumps over its competitors Market DominationDespite its competitors being as powerful and aggressive in their business growth strategies, AWS trumps all when it comes to their respective market shares in the ever-growing cloud industry. As of May 2021, Canalys, another market forecast leader, reported that of the $41.8B worth cloud industry, Amazon continued…

Why Cloud Computing is an Excellent Career Path

Why Cloud Computing is an Excellent Career Path

The Future of Cloud Computing So what all is included when we say ‘cloud computing’? Well, anything and everything remotely linked with managing, operating and maintaining the cloud! This includes all Internet-based services, infrastructure and development related activities, right from site management, data security to data analytics, server monitoring and management of large quantities of…

Training led Recruitment (TLR) – An innovative solution for Tech Talent Shortage

Training led Recruitment (TLR) – An innovative solution for Tech Talent Shortage

As the world faces the transformative economic, social and environmental challenges of Globalization 4.0, it has never been more important to invest in people. Technology & automation today, is rewriting the employer- employee relationship. Across the globe, tech talent is in short supply. The pandemic has accelerated Digitization across industries which has further increased the…

Coding is fun!

Coding is fun!

Did you know that learning to code can be fun? Learning Coding doesn’t have to be boring. Just the reverse, it can be a lot of fun. Generally Coding begins with drag-and-drop visual programming in which kids learn to connect blocks together to make a program. Visual programming edify the primary concepts without typing or…

Post COVID – The Dwindling Business “Support Functions” will REVIVE!

Post COVID – The Dwindling Business “Support Functions” will REVIVE!

Did the world ever imagine a time (so close), which would change the shape of entire economy? Entire humanity? “Pandemic” only used to be a short “last” chapter of our courses which was generally meant for skipping for most of us! Who knew this chapter of our course will become a reality one day!! Obviously,…

L&D Agility Index

L&D Agility Index

One of the impediments to achieving Agility is the lack of an objective way of measuring L&D Agility. And we all know, that what can’t be measured can’t be improved! So, here you go – we have created an Agility Index to help L&D ( or for that matter any organisation that has to create…

The need for “Smart Content”​ – can Technology help?

The need for “Smart Content”​ – can Technology help?

Content is embedded in every business process and in every industry! What may vary is the relevance/impact it has on the execution of the business process. Over the last decade or so, the degree of digitisation of content has increased significantly and it seems to be the way to go. This is good news as…

Why can’t Compliance Training be more like Commercial Cinema?

Why can’t Compliance Training be more like Commercial Cinema?

All working professionals, in their careers, would have undergone some kind of compliance training or the other. I won’t be wrong in making this assertion, will I? And most of these training run as eLearning, where learners learn in a self-paced mode. So, what’s the imagery most of us carry when the words “Compliance Training”…

eLearning Content Services can take a cue from IT Services & not reinvent the Wheel!

eLearning Content Services can take a cue from IT Services & not reinvent the Wheel!

eLearning or Digital Learning has started to gain traction. Completely self-paced eLearning is yet to take off. There are ample variations of the blended/hybrid model – each claiming to be better than the others! These are good signs. Signs of evolution! What’s also evolving, albeit not as rapidly, is eLearning Content services (eLCS) eLCS manages the…

Outsourcing/Offshoring – The Magic Sauce that can expedite the adoption of eLearning!

Outsourcing/Offshoring – The Magic Sauce that can expedite the adoption of eLearning!

Thomas Kuhn, in his path breaking book “The Structure of Scientific Revolutions (1962)” showed that it takes about 30 years for a new scientific theory to become a new paradigm! Peter Drucker talked about a similar lead time for “new knowledge” to become “knowledge based innovation! Now, eLearning, which definitely fits into the knowledge/scientific theory…

SkillTech – A Quick Primer

SkillTech – A Quick Primer

SkillTech is nothing but “Tech that enables skill acquisition, measurement, retention and continuous improvement digitally”. The key word is “digitally”.. This is different from EdTech which primarily focuses on Tech that enables “Knowledge” acquisition via impacting the “Core” learning process or impacting the “Enablers”. As compared to EdTech, SkillTech focuses more

Do we really require 16 years of formal education?

Do we really require 16 years of formal education?

I remember my teenage years – it was spent cramming up textbooks and spending sleepless nights. I sacrificed play, entertainment, social outings – virtually everything to score some extra marks in exams. Today a decade after I finished my schooling, nothing has changed. Kids, teenagers – everyone who is in the proper formal education system…