Weathering Change Signals Need for Digital Dexterity

About This Episode

Weathering Change Signals Need for Digital Dexterity

Following a year that brought lightning-fast technological change, the rate of transformation will only continue to increase in 2021. Developing digital dexterity will be vital for employees going forward, and those with this attribute will build a significant edge over their colleagues. But what exactly is digital dexterity, and what does it take to become digitally dexterous? Skillsoft VP of Technology and Developer Products, Mike Hendrickson, rejoins host Michelle Boockoff-Bajdek to discuss the critical need for employees to become digitally dexterous to thrive in our forever-changed workforce, and teases out insights from Skillsoft’s recently released annual Signals report, Lean Into Tech: 2020 Tech Skills Trends & 2021 Predictions.

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To download Skillsoft's annual Signals report, Lean Into Tech: 2020 Tech Skills Trends & 2021 Predictions, visit

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About Our Guest

Mike Hendrickson

Mike Hendrickson is Vice President of Technology and Development products at Skillsoft. Prior to Skillsoft, Mike spent 15 years at O’Reilly Media, Inc., where he most recently was the VP of content strategy. Mike is a technology strategist with extensive experience establishing, building and maximizing relationships with industry leaders, companies, and partners.

About Our Host

Michelle Boockoff-Bajdek

As Chief Marketing Officer, Michelle is responsible for the leading global marketing strategy for the Skillsoft group of companies, focused on driving growth, generating brand awareness and increasing demand for Skillsoft’s solutions among learners, customers and partners. Since joining the company in 2019, she has overseen customer marketing, corporate communications, demand generation, marketing operations and business development.

Michelle brings more than 25 years of marketing, branding and strategy experience to her role. Prior to Skillsoft, she held several executive positions of increasing responsibility in the high-tech sector, including as Chief Marketing Officer of IBM Watson, where she was responsible for marketing the company's artificial intelligence (AI) products and solutions. Michelle also served as the Global Head of Marketing for The Weather Company, an IBM Business, where she helped companies understand how to anticipate, plan for and ultimately make better decisions – with greater confidence - in the face of weather.

Michelle holds a Master's of Science from Simmons University.