The Institute for the Future (IFTF) is an independent, nonprofit strategic research group with more than 40 years of forecasting experience. IFTF has come up with six drivers of changes, which are extreme longevity, rise of smart machines and systems, computational world, new media ecology, superstructured organizations and globally connected world. These six drivers of changes mean there are 10 skills the future workforce will need to be successful. The 10 skills are sense making, social intelligence, novel and adaptive thinking, cross cultural competency, computational thinking, new media literacy, transdisciplinarity, design mindset, cognitive load management and virtual collaboration.
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