The ever-changing, enterprise IT landscape means there will always be a need to learn new technical disciplines or concepts. Getting trained in different programming languages may just be a starting point though. New combinations of responsibilities, processes, and duties are taking shape across technical and business disciplines, leading to the rise of DevOps, DevSecOps, and machine learning in digital transformation plans.
IT team members may already have certain foundational skills but navigating future frontiers will require them to try new paths.
Whether companies plan to train up their in-house teams or look externally for new hires, there are skills that most any IT staffer may want to pursue to keep their edge. Experts from enterprise learning provider CGS (Computer Generated Solutions) and file-sharing software provider Egnyte shared their insight on which skills are currently hot and may have long-term demand among enterprises.
Vineet Jain, founder and CEO of Egnyte, says data scientists are hard to come by right now, even though the need for them pervades aspects of organizations beyond engineering and DevOps. He sees demand for hires across a mix of different technical areas such as data analytics, containers and Kubernetes.
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