Trends Report

Debunking The US Tech Talent Shortage

Creative CIOs Will Find Or Develop The Tech Talent They Need

October 12th, 2017
Andrew Bartels, null
Andrew Bartels
Nate Meneer, null
Nate Meneer
With contributors:
Matthew Guarini , Marc Cecere , Robert Valdovinos , Ian McPherson


Studies and white papers routinely claim that the US is facing a tech talent gap. This claim resonates with many CIOs who have had their own challenges recruiting the right talent. But while competition for certain tech skills is tight, Forrester believes the situation is manageable. This report provides an overview of the tech labor market and provides CIOs with actionable strategies for mitigating their talent challenges.

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