When it comes to using cloud computing in the enterprise, the right set of skills can make all the difference. From the CIO to the system administrator, knowing which cloud skills matter is critical for business in 2017 -- and to getting the next great job.
Enterprise Cloud News conducted an exclusive survey of its readers to find out which skills matter the most, and what CIOs and IT managers need to know as the shift to cloud gets underway in 2017.
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Re: Dev-ops Exactly, remember when Java coders were the hot commodity. That did not last long if someone has good business skills and the openness to learn they can acquire the skills needed. If more employers realized this, they would fill their jobs with more successful candidates.
Re: skills not luxury but indispensable Working on the skillset should be an indispensible part of training not only before actual implementation but throughout the workforce journey. But of course sometime the lack of sufficient funding and trainers leaves this aspect behind causing more problem than it should if the planning were a bit better beforehand.
For the last several years, CIOs and IT professionals have been wrestling with two specific issues as they work toward a cloud-centric future: Agile IT and the rush toward digital transformation. While enterprises want to keep innovating, finding a starting point and knowing which projects to tackle first remain a major obstacle.
To get a better handle on Agile IT and digital transformation, Light Reading Managing Editor Scott Ferguson recently spoke to two experts in these fields: Dan Kearnan, senior director of marketing for cloud at SAP, and Roy Illsley, a distinguished analyst with Ovum.
From its roots in industrial farm machinery and other equipment, John Deere has always looked for a technological edge. About 20 years ago, it was GPS and then 4G LTE. Now it's turning its attention to AI, machine learning and IoT.