ITBusinessEdge | January 19, 2011

Still Chasing Those Elusive Cloud Skills

In the scramble to stay current with technology and remain employable, a lot of folks are asking how they need to shape their careers with the advancement of cloud computing. Though there’s plenty of debate about what cloud computing actually is, as blogger Arthur Cole points out, there seems to be a sense of inevitability about it.

Though there’s plenty of debate about what cloud computing actually is, as blogger Arthur Cole points out, there seems to be a sense of inevitability about it. Just like high school, though it might seem like everybody’s doing it, that’s not necessarily true. Just like high school, it seems a lot of folks are thinking about doing it. Cisco’s latest research in 13 countries found only 18 percent of respondents using cloud computing in some fashion today, but 88 percent expect to take it up within the next three years.