Gartner Research

Building an Adaptive Infrastructure Workforce

Published: 07 March 2018

ID: G00702744

Analyst(s): Infrastructure and Operations Research Team

Summary

Infrastructure leaders should consider 2018 an opportunity to change talent and organizational structures to serve as a foundation to accelerate digital maturity.

Table Of Contents

Key Findings

Recommendations

Five Recommendations to Adapt Your Workforce to Digital

1. Evaluate New Competencies Needed for a Digital Workforce

New Digital Foundations Require an Emerging Set of Competencies

2. Define and Communicate Specialist and Versatilist Career Paths

3. Update Infrastructure’s Employee Value Proposition for Retention and Recruiting

4. Recruit and Develop Talent with Automation and Cloud Capabilities for Emerging Roles

5. Address Barriers to Culture Change by First Focusing on Organizational Climate

Conclusion

Recommended by the Authors

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