The Use of Individual Development Plans (IDPs) for your IT Staff
Dec 16, 2015
If your organization already does formal skills assessments (or is thinking about doing them), it can provide management with significant insight to the overall state of your IT workforce. But it also creates an expectation in your workforce regarding properly leveraging that information, both for the individual’s and the organization’s benefit. My experience has shown […]
Tools to Help You Assess the Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities of Your IT Staff
Nov 20, 2015
When it comes to assessment of staff, particularly in terms of technical skills, I have always felt that, as an IT manager, we have one hand tied behind our backs. Sure, there are certifications for competence in many different products. Having such certifications is very valuable and gives you a sense of the skillset of […]
Why You Should Use the SFIA Framework to Manage and Develop IT Skills.
Jun 9, 2015
Why is Managing and Developing IT Skills so Hard? Many of the IT organizations I have worked with struggle with developing and managing the IT skills of their employees. Questions are constantly being raised as such as: Do we have the right mix of skills in our staff for current projects? Do we need to […]
Learn to Define IT Skills and Roles With this New Accredited SFIA Training Course
Apr 17, 2015
One challenge for managers and HR professionals trying to match the skills of their IT staff to the requirements of their business is to find a way to consistently define their skills. The Skills Framework for the Information Age (SFIA) helps to address this difficulty by providing a widely accepted industry-standard model for defining IT […]
Check Out Federal News Radio’s “Ask the CIO” Segment Sponsored by Learning Tree!
Sep 6, 2013
Learning Tree is proud to announce its sponsorship of Federal News Radio’s “Ask the CIO Segment”! Every Thursday morning at 10:30 AM, host Jason Miller interviews federal agency CIO’s about the latest directives, IT challenges and successes. Catch this week’s segment with guest Sanjay Sardar, CIO of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, discussing FERC’s move […]