Staying on top of new technologies is always important, but what skills will help an IT professional become more influential in the workplace? And what role does certification play?
Recent findings from a Microsoft-sponsored IDC white paper, “Cloud Skills and Organizational Influence: How Cloud Skills Are Accelerating the Careers of IT Professionals,” found that even though 70 percent of CIOs surveyed identify themselves as having a “cloud-first IT strategy," only 16 percent of companies have the IT skills to carry out this strategy. This translates into demand for people with the expertise to thrive in a cloud-first environment.
Read about it in the Azure blog.