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August 2016

Information technology skills guide

Sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com

Author and IT consultant, Terry Critchley, looks at potential solutions to the apparent skills crisis facing the IT industry, in this special guide for Computer Weekly

Table Of Contents

  • Although there have been numerous articles written about the UK’s IT skills shortage, IT consultant Terry Critchley believes little is being done to address and fix the problem
  • In this guide for Computer Weekly, Critchley examines the apparent skills shortage and offers solutions, in particular looking at the widening gap between the speed of which IT is evolving and the pace of IT training and education
  • Critchley also calls for abandoning the traditional methods of education and training, such as reading textbooks, to instead have lunchtime briefings about in-house skills, as well as virtual classrooms and installing a mentor system throughout a company