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Sapphire 2008 "Competing on Talent" Panel Replay

Jon Reed notes: One of the most interesting events at Sapphire was a panel I took part in that looks at SAP skills demand. Since the report we were talking about looked beyond SAP, I decided to write this piece for a broader ERP audience - but most of the examples in here are SAP-specific. View panel replay: you can now view the replay of the Sapphire 2008 "Competing on Talent" panel (right click on the lnk to save this 225K Windows .asx audio/video file onto your computer, then open the file to play.)

Some ERP consultants prefer blue (SAP), some prefer red (Oracle). But there's one thing they all have in common: a desire to keep their skills marketable in a rapidly changing market. This raises an interesting question: are there "mega skills" that transcend individual applications? Are there skills that all ERP consultants can aspire to?

I recently got back from Sapphire 2008, SAP's largest yearly trade show. During the conference, I participated in a panel on enterprise skills trends called "Competing on Talent". While the focus was on SAP, the report we discussed during the panel had a much broader scope.

To view the full article I wrote based on this event, go the version of this article in the SAP hot skills section.

 

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