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SFIA 7 Global Launch

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The seventh release of the world’s most widely adopted skills and competency framework is formally launched on 22 June 2018.

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SFIA 7 Global Launch

  1. 1. 1 Skills Framework for the Information Age GLOBAL LAUNCH JUNE 2018 The world’s most widely adopted skills and competency framework
  2. 2. AGENDAAGENDA • Recap – the aims of SFIA7 • Delivering content • Creating continuous consultation • SFIA 7 – what’s new? • SFIA 7 – what material is available? • SFIA 7 – help and support available • Next steps Slide 2
  3. 3. SFIA 7 Launch - June 2018 Thanks to all contributors Slide 3
  4. 4. SFIA 7 Launch - June 2018 UK Collaboration Global Open Collaboration UK Initiatives Global Continuous Consultation Slide 4 2000 SFIA 1 2005 SFIA 3 2011 SFIA 5 2015 SFIA 6 Continued development 1992-99 UK industry frameworks. 2002 SFIA 2 2008 SFIA 4 2014 Global SFIA Council 2018 SFIA 7
  5. 5. SFIA 7 Launch - June 2018 SFIA continues to evolve to meet industry and business needs … sound provenance and proven sustainability • Easily available • Flexible to use • Relevant and useful • Driven by those with real user experience • Continuous evolution Slide 5
  6. 6. SFIA 7 Launch - June 2018 SFIA 7 in numbers Slide 6 56 skills have been updated 9 additional skills 41 updated skill descriptions 169 updated skill level descriptions 43 new skill levels added 4 skills retired / merged
  7. 7. SFIA 7 Launch - June 2018 SFIA 7 Project – Two Aims Improved Update Approach • Refined change request process • Ready for continuous consultation • Global Design Authority Board • Constructive debates • Beta release • Over 20,000 views / 146 countries • Minor updates /clarifications • Proof reading by the user community • Refined translation process • Ready for further languages … successfully implemented improved approaches for future updates SFIA Framework Update • General Updates to the Framework • Addressed Key Themes • Digital and Digital Transformation • Refined skills and created a specific view • Software Engineering • Refined skills and added new skills • Agile / DevOps • Reviewed skills and created 2 specific views • Big Data / Informatics • Refined skills, added skills created a view • Information / Cyber Security • Reinforced the importance in the generic attributes – security is a responsibility for all • Service Management • Refined skills and added new skills • Explicit Knowledge dimension • Moved knowledge statements to an explicit Knowledge attribute Slide 7
  8. 8. SFIA 7 Launch - June 2018 SFIA 7 Deliverables • SFIA 7 Complete reference • Major improvements on usability and style • Added further guidance and updated graphics • SFIA 7 Summary chart • SFIA 7 Spreadsheet • Moving to SFIA 7 guide • New web pages • Spanish, German, Chinese, Arabic and Japanese translations being edited by SFIA users and native speakers Slide 8
  9. 9. SFIA 7 Launch - June 2018 SFIA 7 Complete reference Contents • Skills at a glance • Key design principles • Use cases for SFIA • SFIA and skills management • How SFIA works • The context for SFIA • Levels of responsibility and generic attributes • Skill descriptions for 102 professional skills • A to Z skills list • Using and licensing SFIA Slide 9
  10. 10. SFIA 7 Launch - June 2018 SFIA 7 Complete reference • Improved guidance and explanatory notes • Improved indexing • Improved spacing and pagination • PDF includes bookmarks for navigation • Updated and improved graphics • Colour coded pages Slide 10
  11. 11. SFIA 7 Launch - June 2018 SFIA 7 Summary chart • Overview of all 102 professional skills • Levels of responsibility and generic attributes • New Knowledge dimension explicitly listed • Improved layout • Context graphic added … a great overview for new and experienced users Slide 11
  12. 12. SFIA 7 Launch - June 2018 SFIA 7 Spreadsheet Slide 12
  13. 13. SFIA 7 Launch - June 2018 SFIA 7 Web pages • A-Z list of skills • Skills at a glance • Updated reference material • SFIA use cases • Links to SFIA 7 downloads Slide 13
  14. 14. SFIA 7 Launch - June 2018 Moving to SFIA 7 Slide 14 Available on the web – description of the benefits of moving to SFIA 7 Summary and detailed explanation of what has changed
  15. 15. SFIA 7 Launch - June 2018 SFIA Roadmap • Publication of SFIA Views • Continued development of our approach • Continuous consultation to keep discussions alive • Engage an even wider group of individuals and professional bodies in the updates • Permanent Design Authority Board • Specialist subject working groups • Individual roadmaps • Additional resources on the website • Enhancements to SFIA Ecosystem • Translation of additional SFIA material • Translation to additional languages Additional guidance for SFIA use throughout the skills management cycle Slide 15 … volunteers to support and collaborate on SFIA development always welcome
  16. 16. SFIA 7 Launch - June 2018 Contact details The SFIA Foundation is a global not-for-profit organisation that oversees the development and use of the SFIA Framework The global SFIA Council provides input to the strategic direction of SFIA Slide 16 Ian Seward • SFIA Foundation - General Manager • ops@sfia-online.org • https://www.linkedin.com/in/ianseward Peter Leather • SFIA7 Update Manager & SME • Secretary, SFIA Council • updates@sfia-online.org • https://www.linkedin.com/in/peterleather
  17. 17. SFIA 7 Launch - June 2018 THANK YOU Slide 17

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