Soft skills will dominate job descriptions
IT is often seen playing the supporting role by supplying the technical know-how that helps other teams achieve their visions. Increasingly, IT will be asked to find digital solutions and to focus more on leadership, strategy, problem solving, and social skills – rather than hard tech skills.
Automation foreshadows the end of career-long specializations for IT managers
There’s room to grow strategically
Despite pressures to reskill, IT managers expect to enjoy their roles more. Intelligent automation means more dynamic and creative work.
More than 70% of managers said that building and learning new skills will have the biggest impact on their jobs.
The rise of the regional IT function
A new set of skills for success
As countries progress in their digital transformation, they’ll focus less on management and migration and more on adding value to their operations.