What´s new in the world of Skills?

First edition of our column. One of the findings of our IT Skills Study 2009 was the fact that IT professionals don’t need superior soft skills. An article in CIO now reveals a growing backlash against the soft skills fashion.…

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Demand for key IT skills remains high

Despite poor economic conditions, there is still a significant IT skills shortfall. According to a survey by the UK’s National Computing Centre, demand for key IT skills will remain strong over the next two years. In particular, respondents have experienced…

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6 hottest skills for 2010

Computerworld.com forecasts the hottest skills for 2010. Computerworld.com specifies the 6 hottest skills for 2010. According to author Mary Brandel the right skills-mix is the key to success in the reviving IT-Job-Market in 2010. Recruiters are desperately looking for Programmers…

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Skills Management in Knowledge Organizations

Dr. Völker guest speaker at Initiative Wissensmanagement. Dr. Axel Völker will be guest speaker on Friday, 26th February at the Bielefeld "Initiative Wissensmanagement" on topics like: How essential are the right employee´s skills for the sustainability of the enterprise ?…

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E-3-Magazine interviews Dr. Axel Völker

About the benefits of SAP proficiency and the difference between skills management and talent management. The E-3-Magazine for the SAP-Community had an interview with Dr. Axel Völker. Read more about the significance of industry expertise, soft skills, implementation of SAP…

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Lack of IT skills is still a problem

Despite the recession, the UK still faces a shortage of tech professionals. Research by tech jobs site The IT Job Board has found that there is still a skills shortage in the UK tech sector. e-skills UK, a not-for-profit sector…

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The nine hottest skills for ’09

A recent survey shows demand in 2009 is strongest for SAP and .NET experts. The global economy is in its worst state since the Great Depression. Yet, according to a recent survey by Computerworld, demand for certain types of IT…

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IT Skills Study 2009

Industry expertise is becoming increasingly important for IT professionals. This is just one of the findings of the study we conducted at CeBIT 2009. Using the conjoint analysis methodology, we performed a pair-wise comparison to determine how IT managers and…

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