3 skills IT pros should possess

CIO offers tips for IT pros

Coordination, analysis and innovation are skills vital to the IT professional, writes O’Reilly Media CIO Jonathan Reichental on O’Reilly Radar.

These skills are emerging as in-demand areas either as standalone career paths or in combination with other abilities, he reports.

In an IT context, coordination skills refer to providing guidance and oversight for multiple activities, and analysis includes identifying and extracting data patterns for decision-making purposes. Those skilled at being innovative are often charged with reducing costs while growing a company’s competitive edge, he says.

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