IT Staffing Trends You Can’t Afford To Ignore

By Caroline Boyland on Fri, Mar 24, 2017 @ 11:03 AM

IT Resources Gap

This month, an article was published in Quartz revealing new insight into the world of IT staffing. Shocking statistics regarding college grads, computing jobs, and the future of IT got us thinking about the IT resources gap, and how organizations can combat the lack of comp sci. grads and still be successful in today’s ever-growing IT and business market.

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What Causes System Downtime?

By Frank Melchiorre on Thu, Mar 02, 2017 @ 17:03 PM

The Reason for System Downtime in IT

The recent wave of high visibility outages and failures has brought attention to a problem that happens all too frequently in IT, but is seldom reported on unless the failure impacts the general public. At the root of the problem, from a technical standpoint, is the IT Skills Gap, a problem about which we frequently write. Computing economics have resulted in geometric growth in computing resources and availability of new and better applications at lower costs. But at the same time, IT budgets are showing little to no growth and IT staffing is lagging behind deployments as a result of insufficient budget and lack of available trained resources.

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The IT Resource Gap Meets Too Many Automation Tools

By Lauren Ogransky on Tue, Aug 02, 2016 @ 11:08 AM

There have been several IT industry shifts within the last several years. The movement away from waterfall methodology toward Agile practices, as well as the shift to cloud-based applications, have transformed business requirements. As a result, IT departments risk falling behind, as they have to meet business demands while simultaneously handling day-to-day tasks using legacy tools.

Two key challenges have arisen from these sea changes. Fortunately, IT Automation solutions can help IT professionals free up valuable time to focus on innovation and more quickly respond to unexpected and critical problems.

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