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Communication in Top Eight Digital Skills Needed

By Sally Falkow

October 29, 2015

First we had the digital divide - the gap between the Internet "haves and "have-nots". While the digital divide is not fully handled, 40% of people worldwide are online now. That's 3.2 billion of us. The conversation has shifted to: "do we know what we're doing with technology?"

The lack of digital skills and how it affects productivity in business has been in the news a lot lately. TheBBC reports today that more than 12 million people, and one million small businesses, in the UK fall into the digital skills gap. It's defined as the ability to manage your work and life tasks using technology. The BBC article lists these five basic skills:

  • Manage information

  • Communicate

  • Make payments

  • Solve problems

  • Create stuff

  • The US is also experiencing a lack of digital skills and it's having a profound effect on business. Productivity growth in the US has slowed to levels not seen since before the digital revolution. More than 200 million Americans are part of the [...]

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