CIOs that effectively navigate uncertainty can accelerate business outcomes, surpassing the competition. Yet, having a skilled team is a prerequisite. The technology field, in particular, is experiencing acute pain when it comes to finding and retaining skilled talent. Indeed, more than five million IT jobs are expected to be added globally by 2027, reports BusinessInsider.
As CIOs invest in IT modernization, agile, DevOps, cloud computing, containers, and more, skills to support these initiatives are in high demand. With growing pressure for immediate scalability, security, and innovation that can’t wait out a protracted hiring process, CIOs should look internally, using two key levers to help grow innovation.