How to tackle digital the skills gap

The supply of tech talent has failed to keep up with the demand for digital skills, but there are ways CIOs can reduce the problem

The UK is facing a digital skills crisis, and it's leaving many businesses struggling to fill job openings and develop at the rate they require to achieve success.

Britain's skills shortage grew for the fifth consecutive year in 2016, according to the Hays Global Skills Index, with technology specialists among the most lacking.

The issue is a problem across the country, but that doesn't mean it must be left for others to resolve. There are actions you can take to improve the level of IT skills both within your organisation and beyond.