Gartner Research

The Cloud and IaaS Skills Required for the Future

Published: 10 April 2017

ID: G00324473

Analyst(s): Raj Bala


Many enterprises are taking a "cloud-first" approach to deploying new applications, but are hampered by cultural and technical skill shortcomings. This research provides I&O leaders with guidance on the necessary skills and how to acquire them to make optimum use of public cloud IaaS.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Perform a Skills Gap Analysis of Your I&O Organization Relative to Skills Required for Successful Use of Public Cloud IaaS
  • Fill the Skills Gap by Leveraging MSPs, Training Programs, Peer Programming and Self-Paced Learning, and by the Experience Gained Deploying Applications in IaaS Environments
    • Learning by Deploying
    • Public Cloud Infrastructure MSPs
    • Peer Programming and Self-Paced Learning
    • Training Programs

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