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Are you worried about the IT skills gap in your organization? Are you looking to develop marketable IT skills for a flourishing career in the next decade? If so, you’ve come to the right place. The …

Are you worried about the IT skills gap in your organization? Are you looking to develop marketable IT skills for a flourishing career in the next decade? If so, you’ve come to the right place. The current technology trends converging in the marketplace require a new IT professional to address the New Style of IT; but IT executives say a lack of skills and expertise is hampering their ability to execute their cloud, Big Data, and mobility strategies. Join us to hear how HP can help CIOs close the skills gap and help IT professionals become the Cloud Masters and Convergence Architects of the future.

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  • 1. © Copyright 2013 Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P. The information contained herein is subject to change without notice. Say goodbye to the Titles of Server/Storage/Network Admin – Say Hello to the Next Phase of Your Career Helen Tang/ December 11th, 2013 Converged Infrastructure Solution Manager, HP
  • 2. © Copyright 2013 Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P. The information contained herein is subject to change without notice.2 Living in the age of tectonic shifts, and welcome to the new style of IT Your World is changing Mainfra me Client/serve r The Internet Mobile, social, big data, cloud Every 10 – 15 years… a tectonic shift comes along in our industry… Disrupting the status quo, fundamentally changing how technology is consumed, delivered and paid for New style of IT • Reinvention of delivery models, evolution to cloud • Explosion of human information • Epic scale and speed
  • 3. © Copyright 2013 Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P. The information contained herein is subject to change without notice.3 So is your job/the role of IT Admin Perspective Careers need to be actively managed – IT jobs are “hybridizing” – blending technical skills with business & interpersonal skills – bring in more application knowledge – merging of the silos “Half-life for your IT skills is about 2 years.” - source: globalknowledge.com “10 tech skills heading the way of the dinosaur incl. server admin only skills.” - source: globalknowledge.com “Cloud related jobs represent virtually all the IT employment growth WW, yet job seekers lack the required skills/certification to fill them .” - source: IDC survey Management Perspective IT is facing a major skills shortage – new style of IT requires new skill sets – more application knowledge, more business savvy, more holistic thinking “Staffing concerns represent biggest obstacle to meeting business commitments by 2016” - source: Gartner Data Center Conf. Survey, Dec 2012 “By 2020, 18M person shortage in supply of high skilled workers worldwide .” - source: McKinsey 2012 report “Most infrastructure and operations organization are suffering skills shortages .” - source: Gartner Report
  • 4. © Copyright 2013 Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P. The information contained herein is subject to change without notice.4 The Shift of “Power” in IT Storage Admin Server Admin Network Admin Security Admin DC Admin/ Facilities 1980s - 2004 - source: Forrester research
  • 5. © Copyright 2013 Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P. The information contained herein is subject to change without notice.5 Virtualization Manager 2004 - 2015 The Shift of “Power” in IT Storage Admin Server Admin Network Admin Security Admin DC Admin/ Facilities 1980s - 2004 - source: Forrester research
  • 6. © Copyright 2013 Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P. The information contained herein is subject to change without notice.6 Virtualization Manager 2004 - 2015 The Shift of “Power” in IT Storage Admin Server Admin Network Admin Security Admin DC Admin/ Facilities App Mgr 1980s - 2004 Cloud Manager 2015 - ?? Business- driven - source: Forrester research
  • 7. © Copyright 2013 Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P. The information contained herein is subject to change without notice.7 Converged Infrastructure drives agility and innovation The emergence of Converged Data Centers Business demands Big-bet Projects Complexity Capacity Cost Storage Manage- ment Networking Facilities Server • Converged Systems represent $13B of server, storage and networking business by 2016 – IDC • By 2017,65% of purchases will be as Converged Solutions – Wikibon • Converged Systems CAGR is over 53% vs. General Purpose IT CAGR of 1.2%* - IDC A Major Shift in Consumption of IT
  • 8. © Copyright 2013 Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P. The information contained herein is subject to change without notice.8 Pathway to Convergence Services Comprehensive Services Offerings Skills Training, certification Products Market-leading Convergence Portfolio
  • 9. © Copyright 2013 Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P. The information contained herein is subject to change without notice.9 Adapting for the new style of IT – Mgmt perspective Key Challenges • IT budgets and the talent pool are shrinking • New technologies such as cloud computing, big data, mobility require new skill sets – but also poses new difficulties in terms of hiring employees who possess appropriate skills • IT leaders need to actively position their organizations to meet those staffing needs to stay competitive • Don’t forget to look beyond current pile of urgent demands to plan for future staffing needs Key Steps to Take • Strategize - Engage the HR team to devise a strategy and plan to train and hire skilled IT employees to meet future business and technology needs • Identify Gaps – Across new technical skills, business skills, interpersonal skills etc • Hire or reskill – Devise short and long term plan to retrain, certify and hire to fulfill gaps - outline target dates and prioritize business impact and timing. Be sure to track your progress Strategize, identify gaps, hire or reskill
  • 10. © Copyright 2013 Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P. The information contained herein is subject to change without notice.10 Adapting for the new style of IT – Admin perspective Key Challenges • Over 60% do not have sufficient cloud and data center convergence skills Key Steps to Take • Strategize – Plan to “multi-track” your career – seek opportunities that gives you cross-training opportunities • Identify Gaps – Across new technical skills, business skills, interpersonal skills etc • Train and certify – Find the right programs that gives you training and certification for: administrator, integrator, architect level skills – documented marketable skills equal a brighter future & higher salary Strategize, identify gaps, train and certify Traditional IT certified professionals Narrow and deep skills and experience IT professionals for the new style of IT Hands-on experience Business context awareness End-to-end technology expertise Cloud & Big Data require broader skills and experience
  • 11. © Copyright 2013 Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P. The information contained herein is subject to change without notice.11 Learning solutions for the new style of IT Self-Study Training Web based and instructor led Certification s Job role based Learning Plans (with option to certify) PAN HP 5 global training industry leaders 140 regional learning partners, 400 affiliates 500 training sales people, 700 certified instructors 5000 testing sites worldwide, 24/7 internet testing IDC IT Education Marketscape leader 2013 Governance
  • 12. © Copyright 2013 Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P. The information contained herein is subject to change without notice.12 MyExpertOne – individual, personalized learning Learning Plans Benefits Certification Coach Learning Spotlight
  • 13. © Copyright 2013 Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P. The information contained herein is subject to change without notice.13 Create personal learning plans to guide your success A personalized plan is created Learning plans are populated on individual’s home page User selects by technology, job role and expertise • Details • Details • Details
  • 14. © Copyright 2013 Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P. The information contained herein is subject to change without notice.14 Get started building skills to prepare for your success Step 1: Join the HP ExpertOne Community www.hp.com/ExpertOne Step 2: Go to myexpertone.com for your personalized learning plan including free online training Step 3: Take advantage of HP Discover special offer 50% off cloud certification exams* hp.com/go/acceleratorpack Step 4: Become an HP ExpertOne certified professional for exclusive access to experts, tools, invitation-only events, and product training Visit the ExpertOne Booth & Check out the MicroForum •Booth 5308 – HP ExpertOne •9:50 Wed - DF2513 - Create a custom learning plan for converged infrastructure and cloud
  • 15. © Copyright 2013 Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P. The information contained herein is subject to change without notice.15 Learn more about this topic Use HP’s Augmented Reality (AR) to access more content 1. Launch the HP AR app* 2. View this slide through the app 3. Unlock additional information! *Available on the App Store and Google Play
  • 16. © Copyright 2013 Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P. The information contained herein is subject to change without notice. Thank you