Talent

13 March 2017

Crowdsourcing vs. talent management: Google's Terrence Taylor

Crowdsourcing promises to make scarce and critical skills available cost effectively, perhaps close to 90 percent cheaper, and disruptively. Yet most companies currently rely on talent management - a human resource function that has been around for over half a century but whose tools and techniques has changed little during its existence - to identify, attract, develop and keep talented people who have these sought after scarce and critical skills. The question is: will crowdsourcing make talent management obsolete?