Over the past 20 years, Linux has ascended from a Finnish student’s hobby to the world’s most dominant operating system — one that runs everything from high-performance computing to mobile. Yet companies still can’t get the Linux software talent they need.
93% of IT hiring managers plan to hire a Linux professional in the next six months.
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“When buyers were asked what characteristics were required for a cloud professional services project to be successful, at a worldwide level, the number one characteristic was ‘provide technical insights and competence’ followed by ‘provide functional insights and competence’,” said Gard Little, Research Director. “These two items made it to the top of the 2014 list.”
New business models inspired by the digital economy require the Chief Marketing Technologist to collaborate with multiple business leaders to deal with economic forces that are changing how the organization fundamentally competes.
Many companies threatened by digital disruption from more agile players can’t transform their legacy business.
The most influential power couple these days is the relationship between an enterprise’s chief marketing officer (CMO) and chief information officer (CIO). Why is that? By 2017 the CMO will spend more on IT than the CIO.
Marketing is purchasing significant amounts of cloud technology and services from their own budgets.
The House of Lords Committee on Digital Skills was given the go ahead on Monday 9 June, and its members were formally appointed on 12 June.
They’re urging anyone with experience of working in or recruiting staff for the UK technology industry to get involved.
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