Skill gap in technology is faced by both tech and non-tech companies. Here the major challenge is qualitative quotient bothered by the companies. Finding the right talent is big task for many employers. A recent Gartner report along with USDL said “by 2020 there will be 1.4 million specialist tech job openings, but not enough qualified graduates to fill even about 30 percent of these jobs”. This is a potential threat for many organizations. However, up skilling the existing talent pool is the major issue that many businesses are experiencing to make it strong in the digitalized economy.
Technologists are craftsmen of future. In brief we can say that developing and placing talent with a sharpened skill set and a fertile mind that can matches with the organization culture and objectives can swiftly adapt and transform as per environmental changes, is the biggest challenge today. Technologists should always stay relevant to the changing business trends they must show the radical shift in their perspective and attitude towards the growing and using skills. Here are few things what future demands from tech talent.
● Develop a business ecosystem perspective: Knowing how to code is not only enough but in the future, technologists must have to know more about the business aspect of a solution as well. At the same time understanding the business ecosystem is also important for the success of any business. Ecosystem includes customers, competitors, and other influencers also.
● Be full-stack in your thinking: You should need a lean and agile approach when you are making decisions. A full stack developer is defined as an end to end design thinker and engineer.
● Learn to fail and succeed iteratively: If you fail frequently you learn something from those failures. This strategy is applicable for all to fail and adopt quick learning.