Reading this report on SearchCio my mind goes to italian landscape.
A recent survey from Forrester Research Inc. in Cambridge, Mass., shows the shift is well under way. The survey found that IT jobs that require business skills or align closely with business operations are high priorities for companies in 2007. Project management skills, for example, are in demand, while the more routine aspects of network management will be outsourced along with packaged application support and application maintenance, according to the data.
If this a problem in the USA here in Italy is a great problem. I’m a project manager with medium-high technical skills but I’m not a Tech pro. Create a common field in a tech project where different skills and expertise can meet togheter is quite difficult since the moment to establish the vision. Think when it’ time to develope.