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Solution Path: Prepare for the Changing IT Career

Published: 26 February 2014

ID: G00262083

Analyst(s): Mike Rollings


The Nexus of Forces and emergence of digital business are reshaping IT. Moving forward, technical skills alone will not suffice to ensure success for individuals and organizations. This Solution Path helps IT professionals understand the factors reshaping IT and prepare for the changing IT career.

Table Of Contents

Problem Statement

Solution Path Diagram

What You Need to Know

Solution Path

  • Step 1: Understand the Forces Changing IT and Your Career
  • Step 2: Hone Critical Nontechnical Skills
  • Step 3: Identify and Overcome Obstacles and Disabling Behaviors
  • Step 4: Reshape Prevailing Perceptions, Beliefs and Mindsets
  • Step 5: Apply Insights, Chart Your Course and Manage Your Career

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