Digital Skilling is Need of the Hour
Corporate Tycoons|December 2019
Study Says 65 Percent of Organizations in India Lacking Digital Skills are at Risk of Redundancy.

Simplilearn, a leading digital economy training provider, announced the results of a co-curated research report with People Matters, “Skilling 4.0 – A Study on Digital Readiness”. The study provides insights into how employees and employers are looking at technology skill readiness in the Indian workplace. This research was conducted from August to October 2019. More than 100 leading enterprises across different sectors participated, resulting in the following findings:

Bridging the Digital Skilling Gap

As more innovative and sophisticated technologies come into being, the need for digital expertise arises in every sector. The People Matters report highlights that 87 percent of companies agreed that digital skilling is important for the future. Despite this, 65 percent of companies admitted that they do not have a clear roadmap to this process.

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