Monday, August 15, 2016

Lack of Skilled Staff Inhibits Adoption of IoT

A recent report by Cisco and Capita states that IT leaders are concerned that they do not have enough skilled resources to carry out potential IoT adoptions. This is an issue in several important and new areas of IT Management. It points to a need to change the approach to IT Education and certification, perhaps to one of emphasizing cooperative training with industry rather than gaining university degrees.

University degrees take a long time and the people acquiring them have little or no experience. Cooperative programs with trade schools and community colleges are faster and produce people with important and useful on-the-job experience. Check out this short summary of the report.

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