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Taking Inventory on your “Bench Strength”: Research from Gartner, Inc.

Do you know your “bench strength?” Workforce development, recruiting, talent management and succession planning – when, and where, does the assessment take place for these functions?

As Gartner, Inc., reported in a research brief, Inventory Your IT Skills and Competencies to Meet Business Needs, each of these disciplines should beginwith a well-informed survey of your organization’s skills and competencies, or your company’s “bench strength.”

According to Gartner, less than one-third of IT organizations have a formal workforce planning solution.Read more

Addressing the IT Skills Shortage

How to Address the IT Skills Shortage

Keeping up with rapidly changing technology is one of the biggest challenges for IT professionals. It’s no surprise that CompTIA’s U.S.-only study found that only 44% of those surveyed were “exactly where they want to be” or “very close to where they want to be” with their IT staffing.Read more

Are you ready for web standards in advertising?

If you’re a front-end developer or web designer, you know the importance of web standards. They set a baseline for functionality and aesthetic that can be achieved within our browsers regardless of vendor and operating system (OS). But what does this mean for online advertising?Read more