While the benefits of BYOD can be far-reaching, the risk, if left unchecked, can be devastating.
The skills gap has spread and is no longer just affecting IT professionals as business leaders and managers can now be included on the list of personnel who could use a few training courses.
There is another obstacle that is making IT staffing a headache for decision-makers – specific industry knowledge.
While the ability to do the job and having industry knowledge are top qualities, making sure professionals mesh within a business can be just as important and, at times, harder to do.
When it comes to IT professional unemployment the number is lower than national average at 3.5 percent. However, the rate does vary, depending on job function.
A recent Fox Business article cites a staffing survey that found 40 percent of CFOs consider retaining valuable employees to be the biggest challenge over the next year.
While the use of mobile devices is certainly contributing to this drop, a recent article from CITEWorld suggests that something more specific is powering the post-PC era: mobile applications.