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Are Tech CXOs Doing Enough to Bridge the Massive Skills Shortage?
CXOtoday.com, November 9th, 2021
November 21, 2021,
Volume 284, Issue 3

As companies signal their intentions to increase technology investments and headcount to record levels, a massive skills shortage threatens to stymie the dynamic growth of the tech sector, according to a recent report

The 2021 Harvey Nash Group Digital Leadership Report surveyed 2,100 digital leaders in 87 countries, in collaboration with CIONET and MIT's Center for Information Systems Research further said that in an attempt to ease the tech talent crunch, more than half of tech CXOs say they are planning to cross-train workers from other parts of the company.

Jason Pyle, president and managing director of Harvey Nash USA. 'Digital leaders are committed to increasing headcount and investing in technology talent, while recognizing that building a productive, successful and satisfied workforce takes a new approach to broadening skillsets, increasing mental well being and committing to diversity and inclusion initiatives.'

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