The House of Commons Science & Technology Committee produced the second report entitled Digital Skills Crisis.
The report found that the "digital divide" is growing:
A 2018 World Economic Forum Future of Jobs Report estimates that that over half of all employees will require significant reskilling by 2022.
The WEF states, "companies that are successful in workforce transformation will be able to harness new and emerging technologies to reach higher levels of efficiency of production and consumption, expand into new markets, and compete on new products for a global consumer base composed increasingly of digital natives.'”
A 2020 study by service provider Salesforce identified similar gaps. The 2020 report entitled, "The Digital Skills Gap is Widening Fast. Here’s How to Bridge It" identifies nearly "133 million new roles generated as a result of the new division of labor between humans, machines and algorithms may emerge globally by 2022."
In January, 2021, I wrote about the Atlas VPN report that found the top critical skills in cybersecurity are:
The workforce must prepare for continuous learning to stay current with digital skills. Below are several examples