Title: Emerging needs of human talent training in leading information technology companies, a socioformative analysis

Authors: Belinda Pastrana; Sergio Tobón

Addresses: Systems and Computing Engineering Department, Technological Institute of Minatitlan (Instituto Tecnológico de Minatitlán), Boulevard Institutos Tecnológicos S/N, Col. Buena Vista Norte, 96848, Minatitlán, Veracruz, Mexico ' CIFE University Center (Centro Universitario CIFE), Calle Tabachin 514, Col. Bellavista, 62140 Cuernavaca, Morelos, México

Abstract: This study takes the challenge of identifying different opportunities that innovation training of human talents can offer to information technology companies. The skills developed during innovation formation are desired to supply the talent demand in leading companies. By using available information, the analysis has been done using socioformative approach and identifying indicators and metrics applied by highly efficient innovative companies. It has been concluded that innovation is being conceptualised in different ways in each company and in accordance with a geographical reality. The study showed through a documentary analysis that there are common elements in these companies; having as a strategic factor the training of human talent in order to develop innovation in the knowledge society.

Keywords: formation; human talent; innovation; knowledge society; socioformative approach.

DOI: 10.1504/WRSTSD.2020.113494

World Review of Science, Technology and Sustainable Development, 2020 Vol.16 No.4, pp.303 - 319

Accepted: 10 Sep 2020
Published online: 01 Mar 2021 *

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