Survey of 26,000 IT leaders and professionals uncovers widespread intent to accelerate cloud adoption and surge in demand for Azure-related content
A Cloud Guru (ACG), the leader in modern tech skills development, released the State of Cloud Learning, a report that sheds light on cloud learning priorities among enterprise teams and individual learners.
“Cloud adoption has become critical to a company’s growth trajectory and durability, making acquiring and retaining cloud-skilled talent a top priority for IT teams,” said Sam Kroonenburg, A Cloud Guru CEO and co-founder. “To ensure our platform best meets current needs, we turned to IT leaders and practitioners to identify the focus areas and prominent challenges associated with ongoing cloud learning in today’s complex environment.”
ACG analyzed more than 3 million hours of its usage data and surveyed 26,000 cloud learners—including IT leaders, engineers and developers—to uncover how the industry is thinking about the most popular cloud learning platforms, the barriers to growth in cloud expertise and the future of cloud skills development. Findings include:
Cloud Expertise Brings Rising Value To Businesses And Employees
It’s clear that cloud expertise, measured via certifications and hands-on expertise, is growing in value for both companies and the individuals who work for them. In fact, over 90% of IT leaders surveyed expect to expand their cloud services in the next one to three years, a testament to the benefits of cloud adoption.