How to tackle the digital 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 that's leaving many businesses struggling to fill job openings and develop at the rate they require to achieve success.

This is a particularly daunting challenge for IT leaders. Research from Barclaycard found that 78% of UK CIOs worry about the need to continually up-skill tech talent, with 76 percent remaining concerned about finding the right talent.

The issue is a problem across the country, but there are actions you can take to improve the level of IT skills both within your organisation and beyond.

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Additional reporting by Hannah Williams

CIO UK