Presentation on theme: "IBM Academic Initiative Skills for a Smarter Planet Cloud Computing John Schilt Lead, IBM Academic Initiative Australia / New Zealand"— Presentation transcript:
IBM Academic Initiative Skills for a Smarter Planet Cloud Computing John Schilt Lead, IBM Academic Initiative Australia / New Zealand firstname.lastname@example.org UTS May 22, 2013 Charts and other reference material : bit.ly/ANZAIbit.ly/ANZAI
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We are experiencing the reality of global integration. The world is connected ECONOMICALLY. SOCIALLY. TECHNICALLY. A series of shocks: Plus rapidly evolving and ongoing significant trends: Climate change Energy geopolitics Global supply chains Financial Crisis Changing demographics Empowered consumers and citizens Impact of technology
…because intelligence is being infused into the way the world works. Our world is becoming INSTRUMENTED. Our world is becoming INTERCONNECTED. Virtually all things, processes and ways of working are becoming INTELLIGENT.
++= An opportunity to think and act in new ways.
Smarter cities are working to infuse intelligence into each of their core systems. Telecommunications Government Services Education Healthcare Transportation Energy and Utilities Public Safety
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Skills for a Smarter Planet T – shaped skills Soft Skills Technical Skills 10
Specific Skills Deep Technical Specific to trade or profession Certification Professional recognition What are T – Shaped skills ? Complimentary skills Project Management Business / Management Accounting / Finance Politics Selling Legal 11 What shape are you ?
Soft Skills Communication Presentation Leadership / Teaming Persistence Passion Longing for learning Confidence (*) Listening Ability to accept feedback Organisation Selling / Negotiation 12 It’s about Aptitude As well as Attitude (the what and the how) “Nothing great in the world has ever been accomplished without passion” Hegel, 1770 - 1831
Key Skill Areas 13 Analytics / Big Data Business Process Management Cloud Computing Social Business Software Development Life Cycle
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