Technology is changing so rapidly that the skills that you mastered yesterday may become obsolete tomorrow. The only option to be abreast with change and ahead of the crowd is to keep oneself updated with emerging technologies and trends as well as skills needed to be proficient in them.
Illustrated below is a list of few tech skills which have been stated as “must known” for 2015.
According to a definition by SAS, “Big data is a popular term used to describe the exponential growth and availability of data, both structured and unstructured”. The big data and analytics market will reach $125 billion worldwide in 2015, according to International Data Corporation (IDC).
As per a report by Forbes, owing to larger volumes of data being created, it is becoming more and more crucial to know how to assimilate and analyze that data, the data being crucial for customer preferences and business processes.
Thus a professional with ability to process and analyze data impact operations and responding to changes in customer preferences will direct the investment and scope of big data projects in 2015.
Coding is referred as the backbone of the digital world. It powers every website, Smartphone applications, and computer programs thus making the coders the architects of the digital age. Coding skills are becoming all the more important, quickly transforming into the core competency for 21st Century workers.
However the best thing about this field of study is that there is no defined age or level of tech expertise pre required and no matter what your age or current comfort level with technology is, there are ways to pick up basic coding skills — majority of them being free.
In layman terms Data visualization is the presentation of data in a pictorial or graphical format and is viewed by many disciplines as a modern tool of visual communication. In an ever multiplying data environment, in order to communicate online and reach out to masses, creative ways have to be devised to break through the noise and that’s where data visualization comes in.
Luckily, several free tools are available to create visually compelling data so one does not have to master the skills of a web designer.
Mobile2015 is going to be the year that mobile strategies move beyond simply having a responsive site or mobile application, and focus on mobile-optimized content and social media marketing as well. With majority of companies mobilizing their revenue generating processes, there is going to be a huge skill gap in the coming years. According to Forbes, there will be fusion of mobile and cloud computing, soon.
Thus with these upcoming skill gaps, the IT Training institutes need to revamp their strategies and develop new methodologies to cater to this need.
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