SFIA

Orchestrated Knowledge

SFIA

Skills Framework for the Information Age

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SFIA

SFIA

Defining skills and levels of responsibility.

Step one of our work together is all about listening. Step two is the analysis phase. It’s at this point that we bring in the skills and responsibility resource known as SFIA – the Skills Framework for the Information Age.

SFIA helps us to clearly understand the different levels of skill and responsibility that you have within your organization, as well as those which are lacking. You’ll then be armed with the information you need to

  1. Maximize the talents that your organization currently enjoys
  2. Make the necessary adjustments in terms of re-deployment, re-training or recruitment

Categories of skill

SFIA currently identifies 6 categories of skill, each with 7 levels of responsibility.

  • Strategy and Architecture.
  • Change and Transformation.
  • Development and Implementation.
  • Delivery and Operation.
  • Skills and Quality.
  • Relationship Management.

Responsibilities defined

Responsibility is identified as a combination of factors, demonstrating
practical experience of the skill in terms of –

Responsibility is identified as a combination of factors, demonstrating
practical experience of the skill in terms of –

  • Autonomy – how well the individual can perform, and the level of
    supervision required.
  • Influence – how much the individual influences colleagues, clients,
    suppliers, management or the industry at large.
  • Complexity – the scale of problems or tasks the individual has successfully
    taken on.
  • Knowledge – what is their theoretical and practical understanding of
    the skill and relevant principles, theories and standards..
  • Business Skills – how well the individual can integrate into the business
    world, communicate issues and resolutions, define areas of potential or
    needed improvement, apply company policies and standards, and more.
Level 7 Set Strategy, inspire, mobilise
Level 6 Initiate, influence
Level 5 Ensure, advise
Level 4 Enable
Level 3 Apply
Level 2 Assist
Level 1 Follow

An individual’s levels depend on their professional experience in each relevant skill.

Make the change – get in touch today.

Your people will make you the best in your market. You need to understand the gap between the levels of skill and responsibility you currently have and the levels that your business demands. Contact me today about applying the SFIA methodology.