A skills shortage is still rampant in the tech industry. Datacentres are no exception. At the Datacloud Europe Congress in Monaco it was claimed that operators will continue to struggle to plug talent gap if they focus on finding candidates with years of experience. Instead, aptitude for the type of work should be assessed.
Since our 2018 Beyond the Cloud survey, Serviceteam IT have been interested in exploring the apparent skills shortage. We have written many blogs about the gloom UK organisations have faced in terms of tech industry employment. With Brexit, this has been heightened. But it appears that it is not all doom and gloom.
Blockchain has huge potential, but it seems no one knows what for yet. There are positive legal applications, security applications, insurance applications as examples, but few have seemed to apply the technology in a live environment.
Is the use of innovative technology going too far? For over two centuries new technology has been introduced in the business world and workers have had to adapt their positions to accommodate the change. Now that change means Robotic Process Automation (RPA).
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A skill shortage is when there are not enough people with a skill to meet demand. In an ever-changing technology world, a skill shortage is a huge cause for concern in IT. This is especially important as emerging technologies such as Artificial Intelligence, Blockchain, Internet of Things will give organisations a competitive edge.
One thing is certain, Britain is facing an uncertain future. This means UK businesses across all industries are facing significant challenges. Do we have the skills to deal with them? More importantly, should businesses be changing their strategy to accommodate a skills shortage?