Tag: IT Talent

Building Effective Product Management Teams in a Talent Constrained Market | LinkedIn Live

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Building Effective Product Management Teams in a Talent Constrained Market

View the event on LinkedIn, which was delivered live on Thursday, November 17, 2022.

Effectively building and scaling product management teams is a critical challenge most organizations face. While product management skills and roles are in high demand, they are also in limited supply. This requires significant change management and a shift to a product-based focus.

Enterprises are increasingly looking to successful technology companies and start-ups for best practices in product management. In this LinkedIn Live, Everest Group welcomes Diana Jouard, Product Manager at software company Ping Identity. Along with Everest Group’s analysts, Diana will provide insights into the emerging skills, roles, and challenges associated with best-in-class product management teams.

Our speakers will explore:

  • Which emerging skills and roles are required to build and operate best-in-class product management teams
  • Which challenges organizations face when building best-in-class product management teams
  • How to design product management teams across regions and/or business units to drive collaboration
  • How to utilize service providers for consulting and change management support and staffing firms for talent

Sustainability and the CIO’s Office: A Powerful Connection | LinkedIn Live

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Sustainability and the CIO’s Office: A Powerful Connection

View the event on LinkedIn, which was delivered live on Thursday, November 1, 2022.

What did sustainability look like from the CIO’s office? Everest Group was honored to have Niklas Sundberg, SVP and CIO at ASSA ABLOY Global Solutions, joined us to answer this question ♻️.

Niklas is a leader in sustainable digital transformation and firmly believes in the diversity of people and the power of technology to positively change the world. He also recently authored a book presenting sustainability and its connection to the CIO’s office.

As a CIO himself, Niklas provided valuable insight into building an optimal sustainability strategy for 2023 💻.

Our speakers explored:
✅ How should CIOs view the sustainability puzzle?
✅ How can the diversity of people and power of technology strengthen your sustainability strategy?
✅ What were the best tips to optimize your sustainability strategy for 2023?

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Planning for a Recession: Is the War for Tech Talent Finally Over? | Webinar

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Planning for a Recession: Is the War for Tech Talent Finally Over?

Business leaders worldwide are bracing themselves for a possible recession. With increasing cost pressures and talent challenges, what do enterprises need to know to navigate a looming downturn, and could the demand for technology talent be easing up?

Business leaders worldwide are bracing themselves for a possible recession. With increasing cost pressures and talent challenges, what do enterprises need to know to navigate a looming downturn, and could the demand for technology talent be easing up?

In this webinar, our experts will discuss the latest demand and supply trends, reveal new location hotspots, uncover key strategies best-in-class companies are deploying to position themselves for success, and deliver their predictions for the next 12-24 months.

Questions our experts will answer:

  • How long will the tech-talent demand-supply gap last?
  • What are the key skills that leading companies are investing in?
  • What are the new location hotspots companies are betting on?
  • How can employers distinguish themselves for niche technology talent?

Who should attend?

  • CIOs, CTOs, CDOs
  • EVPs, SVPs, Senior directors of IT
  • Chief talent officer
  • Chief HR officer
  • Director global technology, IT talent strategy
  • Director global workforce planning
  • Director workforce transformation

Top Strategies for Creating an Employee-focused Digital Workplace | Webinar

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Top Strategies for Creating an Employee-focused Digital Workplace

Access the on-demand webinar, which was delivered live on May 5, 2022.

The adage “that which does not kill us makes us stronger” fits well for today’s workplace model. Our extreme focus on work from home (WFH) during the pandemic created employee and user experience UX challenges of a different scale. The consequences were severe employee burnout, dwindling organizational citizenship behavior, poor job satisfaction, and increased attrition.

Workplace leaders, like you, are now able to focus more on creating an experience-centric workplace, underpinned by empathy, delivering superior user performance and job satisfaction.

In this on-demand webinar, our experts explore in-depth coverage of the digital workplace segment and outline key UX challenges and mitigation frameworks for UX measurement and management that you can take advantage of today.

The on-demand webinar covers:

  • Complexities associated with measuring UX
  • Key focus areas of a holistic UX measurement framework
  • Key UX challenges and recommendations on moving to an XLA-based pricing model
  • Key recommendations for UX management

Who should attend?

  • CIO
  • CTO
  • CDO
  • Digital workplace leaders
  • IT Infrastructure leaders
  • Sourcing leaders

9 Outsourcing Myths Debunked | In the News

The global IT services industry has emerged from two-plus years of a global pandemic to establish itself as even more vital to the success of enterprise IT organizations. As corporate IT looks to manage unrelenting demand for technology-enabled change in a challenging talent environment, outsourcing partnerships have proved pivotal.

“Companies are finding it exceedingly hard to find skilled talent especially in the US and Europe, and consequently outsourcing (and offshoring) are becoming important for companies to access talent in labor markets such as India,” says Jimit Arora, Partner at Everest Group.

Read more in CIO

Record Net Employee Addition by TCS, Accenture in Last One Year | In the NEws

Information technology giants Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) and Accenture reported record net employee addition in the last one year with over a lakh increase in headcount by each, indicating strong demand and business momentum in the coming quarters. Employee addition is one of the key measures indicating the business outlook.

According to Yugal Joshi, Partner at Everest Group, a global research firm, hiring is indeed a strong indicator of demand. However, service providers do not reveal their hiring trends globally, but are generally focused on India.

Read more in The Hindu Business Line

Talent Crunch Pushes up Pricing of Time and Material Projects for IT Firms | In the News

The IT services industry is facing a severe demand and supply imbalance for talent. This, in turn, has led to an increase in pricing by 15% for time and material (T&M) projects where clients pay only for time and resources spent.

During the height of the pandemic, many companies pushed their service providers to reduce pricing and so, some hikes are a reversal of that too, said Yugal Joshi, Partner at Everest Group, a global research firm.

Read more in The Hindu Business Line

 

Why Inclusivity is Essential in Building Your Tech Talent Workforce | LinkedIn Live

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Why Inclusivity is Essential in Building Your Tech Talent Workforce

March 24, 2022 |
11:00 AM CDT | 12:00 PM EDT

The boom in hiring for engineering and IT skills has been met with a global imbalance between the demand and available supply of these needed skills. To navigate the talent shortage challenge, businesses are revamping their strategies and putting a greater focus on initiatives like inclusivity to find talent. Targeting marginalized and excluded groups and even exploring new geographies provides businesses with the opportunity to uncover and acquire new tech talent.

Join this LinkedIn Live session to learn:

  • How businesses are turning to alternative sources of talent to meet the tech talent need
  • What businesses should be doing to search for tech talent
  • What can be learned from other business sector

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