IT has always been a tricky career field given the rapid rate of change in IT systems, technologies, and employment. As the market-dominant technologies in use have changed, so has the set of skills required to stay in the game. One common concern for IT Pros surrounds the increasing demand for cloud services: “How do I upgrade my skills to stay relevant as the things I now manage move to the cloud?”
This white paper argues for the recognition of a new breed of “cloud pro” instead of the tried-and-true IT pro. This is a valuable model worth exploring to see how it fits with trends in the labor market and the technology world.
You will learn about:
- The history of IT.
- What the introduction of the cloud means to IT pros.
- How to turn your experience as an IT pro into the needed skills to become a cloud pro.