Critical Skill Sets of Entry-Level IT Professionals: An Empirical Examination of Perceptions from Field Personnel

  title={Critical Skill Sets of Entry-Level IT Professionals: An Empirical Examination of Perceptions from Field Personnel},
  author={Mark McMurtrey and James P. Downey and Steven M. Zeltmann and William H. Friedman},
Executive Summary Understanding the skill sets required of IT personnel is a critical endeavor for both business organizations and academic or training institutions. Companies spend crucial resources training personnel, particularly new IT employees, and educational institutions must know what skills are essential in order to plan an effective curriculum. Rapid advances in technology, as well as changing IT practices, alter the importance of particular skills for IT professionals over time and… CONTINUE READING
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