Looking to ramp up for huge cloud projects but limited by the number of qualified people you can find? You’re not alone.
According to Gartner, “insufficient cloud [infrastructure-as-a-service] skills will delay half of enterprise IT organizations’ migration to the cloud by two years or more” through next year. Also, according to Logicworks’ Challenges in Cloud Transformation survey, the IT talent shortage is a leading concern, with 86% of respondents believing it will continue to slow down cloud projects.
Old news? Old problem. But now most companies consider digital transformation and the movement to cloud as business imperatives. Slowing down the movement to cloud could eventually kill the core business.
This shift in priorities is causing some companies to be rather creative in finding the right cloud skills. Here are three approaches that are innovative and effective that most organizations are not thinking about.
Hire and train. These…