Trends Report

Invest In The Next-Generation Technology Skills Required For Digital Business

Data Science, Design Thinking, And Product Management Head The List

December 9th, 2016
Claire Schooley, null
Claire Schooley
With contributors:
Christopher Mines , Clay Richardson , Allison Vizgaitis , Joseph Miller , Sam Bartlett


The process of digital business transformation requires people who have a curious and creative mindset, embrace challenges, and engage in continuous learning. This report presents an overview of the skills and attributes that application development and delivery (AD&D) professionals, along with business technology (BT) workers in departments such as IT and marketing, will need to address digital challenges. The report also identifies where workers can learn skills and develop attributes required in fields like design thinking, robotics, and data science.

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