IT Staff Needs 10 Hours a Week “Upskilling” to Stay Relevant

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The knowledge half-life is a term for the amount of time it takes for a professional’s knowledge base to become half outdated. For IT professionals, this time is about 11 years. IT professionals need to spend about 10 hours a week learning new skills, or upskilling, to remain up-to-date. Opportunities for additional training please most IT workers and provide for better environments and happier employees, but training programs are often a target of budget cuts. VMware’s Cloud Cred is an effective and cheap tool to keep skills current.

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http://blogs.cio.com/it-skills/18287/it-staff-needs-10-hours-week-upskilling-stay-relevant