Using Cyber Security Frameworks to Identify Training Needs
Like most of you, I am working from home. I’ve been doing it for 25 years or so. Working from home provides a good opportunity to take classes without the usual work distractions. This is a great time for government agencies and private companies to bring employees up to speed in cyber security. Both cyber […]
Tools to Help You Assess the Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities of Your IT Staff
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.
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
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 […]