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Top 3 Tech Skills You Should Learn in 2015


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When Gartner shared its top tech trends for 2015, we learned that the number of Chief Digital Officer and Chief Data Officer roles have doubled since last year – and are expected to double again. As one might imagine, this will rock the c-suite’s world:

  • 75% of IT execs say they need to change their leadership style within the next three years;
  • By 2017, 50% of total IT spending will occur outside of IT;
  • Also by 2017, 70% of successful business models will be deliberately unstable

In short: Silo-ed roles are out, blended skills are in. As more businesses use data to scale, employees must be agile enough to switch tactics on a dime. Gartner says, “This holistic approach blending business model, processes, technology and people will fuel digital business success.”

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