There are multiple articles on the Internet about how to upskill your IT professionals, how to make IT training more efficient, and how to offer more learning opportunities to your tech professionals. But, starting with the beginning, why should you pay so much attention to IT training?
We’ve done some research on the latest tech trends and market reports, and we’re ready to provide you with a quick overview and an answer to this why, starting from the 2022 Tech Trends report, provided by the Info Tech Research Group.
They define the current business environment as the post-pademic pace of change, a workforce context that is highly subjected to change, with 33% of their respondents saying that they expect their organization to change a bit compared to how it was operating before the pandemic and 47% of the respondents anticipating a lot of change compared to previous years. And how do you effectively respond to change and find the resources and the knowledge to adapt accordingly? With the right IT training, we’d say.
Moreover, according to the same tech report, the pandemic accelerated the speed of digital transformation, which means that IT must enable participation in the digital economy. Accordingly, consumer spending is titling more digital, with purchases on online platform projected to rise from 10% today to 33% by 2030.
Another huge aspect of digital change is the fact that, according to the same report, among the factors which are likely to disrupt the business in the next 12 months, 56% of respondents chose cybersecurity incidents, which means that professionals from the IT industry are expected to know how to respond to these threats, and even better, how to anticipate them and act accordingly. This calls for an improved maturity, centered around a few abilities necessary to compete in the digital economy, such as capabilities to unlock digital power, date architecture skills, and security strategies abilities.
The current business environment, highly digitalised and in demand for constant change, as pictured above, highly relies on IT professionals and their expertise, from keeping up with the digital requirements to providing valuable cyber security insights in the organization. You know what they say, nobody is born learned. Nobody can know how to perform every task, how to master every skill, how to have the right information at the right time, especially in these ever-changing times.
However, professionals from the IT department, along with professionals from any other department or industry, can and should have access to learning opportunities. We learn on the go, and that’s how we keep pace with the novelty. And luckily, there are many IT training programs available nowadays.
According to this article, written based on the analysis of more than 7 million developer jobs, there are a few IT programming languages that are in high demand right now, calling for adequate IT training programs:
Moreover, besised these well-known programming languages, among the top IT skills in demand in 2022, the HRforecast mentions the following:
And, if you ask us, we have a few recommendations to make too, in terms of effective IT training programs, but we’ll stick with three in this article, as it follows:
Some (final) thoughts
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