What makes this common language so useful?
It creates a complete profile that includes job and employee skills. This includes technical skills, domain experience, role/ activities, behavioral skills, certification, knowledge etc.
It established intuitive associations between clusters of skills.
It has a wider coverage of functions which includes Information Technology, various Engineering areas, Accounts, Investment Banking, Skilled Trades, Arts & Crafts, Sports, and so on.
It is constantly updated to stay abreast with the evolving skills space.
It promotes contextual references to enable better understanding of the context of the skills of the individual.
An in-depth view of skills that lists different data structures and similarly different types of skill sets.
It establishes a common structure/template and normalization of acronyms that helps create simple precise data which becomes useful for analytics.
It captures behavioural skills that emphasize the "Role" and attributes related to the role and the other being "Attitude".