It’s an understatement to say that businesses around the world, in virtually every industry, are struggling to fill gaps in their tech talent portfolios. But how severe is the problem today? The Harvey Nash / KPMG CIO Survey 2019 found that skills shortages are at an all-time high since 2008.
And it’s going to become even more problematic in the near future, as IT groups will simply not be able to grow fast enough to support all the different products and services their businesses are spinning up to stake their competitive claim and deliver better customer experiences.
A solution is creating an extended ecosystem of skills wherein IT skills don’t reside just in IT, but are instead distributed across IT, internal business units, and external partners.
During this podcast, Cameron Craig, a manager in KPMG’s CIO Advisory practice, sat down with Steve Bates to discuss: