Today, businesses and HEIs estimate that only about one-quarter of their total staff and students have the skills to work and interact with emerging digital technologies. This figure is expected to more than double — to 62% for companies and 57% for HEIs — in the next five years.
The need for additional training after recruitment is a massive added cost for the company. Students who completed college also realized that they had learned little during their undergraduate / graduate studies. Summing up, an increasing number of students and employers realized that the degrees that had been awarded were not as useful as they ought to have been and a much needed change is on the horizon.