The new wave of job-readiness for the cloud!
Cloud Computing: What IT Professionals Need to Know. Curiosity has been sparked as to what the emerging roles and skill sets IT professionals and Developers should look to acquire as we transition to the cloud! Microsoft Learning has released a paper that takes an early look at just that!
The move to cloud solutions opens up new career opportunities for IT professionals and they should look forward with both competence and confidence. Interested to discover more? Take a look at the new digital skill sets for the next wave of job-readiness: Download the Cloud Computing white paper.
Indeed we are looking at a new genre of professional profiles, anticipating these jobs of the future is a key facet of the EU2020 New skills for new jobs agenda. Key technical skill sets become more critical to career success, including custom application development and deep technical knowledge of infrastructure solutions. With the capability to build and adapt their existing skills, savvy professionals should view new cloud opportunities as a chance to expand upon and grow their portfolio of skills.
In many cases, existing core skill sets transfer directly to cloud technologies. In other instances, IT pros need to develop new skill sets that meet the demand of emerging cloud job roles. Companies that consider moving to cloud computing will want to educate their IT professionals about the potential opportunities ahead so that they can build staff capabilities and skills ahead of the change. Chief Information Officers (CIO) who want to generate more business value from IT by necessity have to be in the front line of cloud skills education — both for themselves and to build training capacity for their IT staff.
In the same vein, London School of Economics is researching a forward looking insight as to the labour market effects of the cloud and the associated skilling imperative. Watch this space for more details!
Keep your eyes peeled as new learning and certification paths develop alongside emerging job roles!