After a wave of consolidation in the assessment industry, the online assessment space is ripe for innovation. With technology and the digital world constantly evolving, it is patently clear that the industry needs to adapt or risk alienating the very people that use its services – organisations and candidates.
In this paper we explore the key trends that are shaping the face of assessment today. Many of these changes are already influencing where assessment will take us in the near future. We’d like to focus on the top five:
We also look over the horizon to consider the effects of changes in skills across the global economy. The increased proliferation of artificial intelligence (AI) and robotics will shape how people add unique value in the workplace and therefore the capabilities that will need to be assessed in the future.
Our experience has taught us that after a long period of hiatus in the world of assessment, new entrants joining the market are driving change and are riding the wave of emerging technological advances.