Reskilling and upskilling employees: how learning management systems can help close the skills gap

Reskilling and upskilling employees: how learning management systems can help close the skills gap

A shortage of skilled candidates is the biggest challenge recruiters expect to face over the next 12 months, according to our survey of recruiters from September 2017.

In addition, more than two thirds of companies say that hiring experienced/qualified candidates has become more difficult compared to a year ago, while 29 percent say that retaining good employees has become more difficult compared with a year ago.

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6 lessons learned from early AI projects

6 lessons learned from early AI projects

Artificial intelligence (or AI, as it’s commonly known) has power to change work in the short and long terms. Advances in techniques like machine learning (ML) and natural language processing (NLP) offer huge ways to help small businesses cut costs and differentiate themselves. (more…)

1 in 3 construction leaders are using AI. Here’s how they do it

1 in 3 construction leaders are using AI. Here’s how they do it

“Will robots take my job?”

If you’ve asked this question lately, you’re far from the only one. A current Google search for answers to this question returns nearly 37 million results (as of publication). So, you’d be forgiven for wondering how AI will impact certain sectors: Are robots the new bricklayers in construction? To find the answer for you, GetApp and Gartner (our parent company) asked small business construction leaders how they’re using AI today. (more…)

Digital freight matching will revolutionize the trucking industry—eventually. Here’s why

Digital freight matching will revolutionize the trucking industry—eventually. Here’s why

Unilever, Uber, and DB Schenker are just a handful of companies who have joined the digital freight matching arena—an arena that has seen over $180 million in venture capital investments since 2011. With adoption rates of sophisticated transport management software by small and medium sized businesses growing, why are so many of the big players interested in this new model?

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