Strategic guide to IT talent management

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There's an IT "talent war" going on. You're competing with cloud providers, IT vendors, Google and Facebook -- not to mention other corporate IT shops--for great IT talent. On top of that, there's a shortage of people with skills in the hottest technologies of our times: data analytics, mobile apps and cloud computing.

And yet you also know that to get a competitive advantage with IT you need a talent advantage. Business analysts who excel at blending IT and business together for great outcomes. Data analysts who can make sense of the tsunami of data flowing through your systems. Innovators who can help the business develop new products.

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This ebook, from the editors of CIO.com, identifies the types of IT professionals you need to hire and ways to cope with the shortage of cloud experts. It also tells you how to treat the in-demand stars you recruit so that they stick with you.

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