Recognizing, Not Resisting Change


Recognizing, Not Resisting Change

The winner of the Innovations in Talent Management Award is Microsoft for a digital talent marketplace project.

Project Description

Much like the Industrial Revolution, technological innovations are now transforming traditional models of work.  This transformation presents tremendous potential benefits, including unprecedented transparency and access to global talent markets.  Microsoft has been on a journey to “learn by doing” in this new world of work.  Learn about the mindset, approach, and tools that helped Microsoft prove the business case while enabling its employees to engage talent in the Gig Economy responsibly and with high-impact results.


Other finalists included:

  • Beeline - Self-sourcing project
  • University of Tennessee - Online training on Vested methodology project