Closing the IT Skills Gap: What Are The New Roles & Skills in Enterprise IT for the world of SaaS, PaaS, Cloud etc.

  • 3:30 pm - 4:15 pm, December 7

    Length: 45 minute(s)

  • Session type

    Roundtable Discussion


  • Ted Turner

    Ted Turner

    Intuit, Cloud Operations Monitoring - Senior Software Engineer

  • Tony Smith

    Tony Smith

    Barclays, Director | Interim Chief Technology Officer & Chief Data Architect for RFT

IT organization’s biggest struggle is not having the right skill sets and culture to transform their IT infrastructure for the cloud era.  As IT business leaders seek to gain the digital transformation effect they find that ⅓ of staff are excited, ⅓ want and need training and ⅓ are not interested.  In this Roundtable Discussion, IT executives responsible for new hires and training exchange best practices and challenges as they seek to close the skill gap and staff up for agility.  Barclays will share its Distinguished Engineer program during this session. Other topics include Full Stack Engineers, Site Reliability Engineers, effective training programs, changing culture, etc are all on the table.  The output of this Roundtable Discussion will be a list of the top 5 lessons learned to closing the skill gap.