Best Practice Report

Mind The Cloud Skills Gap

Use Three Approaches To Build The Talent And Teams You Need For Success

March 11th, 2020
With contributors:
Lauren Nelson , Duncan Dietz , Diane Lynch


After a decade of cloud experience, organizations are facing a talent shortage for all cloud-related skills. Although legacy skill sets translate well to new cloud technologies, the cultural leap to evaluate, select, and operate for productivity, system-level efficiency, and workload-specific problem solving is proving to be a challenge. Enterprise attempts to hire and train talent are constantly plagued with poaching by the cloud vendors themselves. This report outlines steps that infrastructure and operations (I&O) professionals should take to build cloud talent and protect their organizations from attrition.

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