Gartner Research

Rebalancing the IT Skills Portfolio: Increasing Versatility to Enable Dynamic Change

Published: 22 January 2019

ID: G00706245

Analyst(s): Infrastructure and Operations Research Team


As enterprise technology portfolios evolve, I&O leaders seek to rebalance their teams’ skills and provide nontraditional career paths. Developing a workforce with skill versatility will help IT leaders provide quality advice to business partners and continued learning for a range of IT employees.

Table Of Contents


Communicating the Life Cycle of Technical Skills

Coaching Approach to Teach New Technical Skills

Career Pathing to Instill the Value of Versatility Early

Increased Options and Incentives in Career Diamonds Versus Career Ladders


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