Solving The Open Stack Talent Gap
 

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What can we do in the short and long term to solve the Open Stack talent gap? Presented at the 2013 Open Stack Summit

What can we do in the short and long term to solve the Open Stack talent gap? Presented at the 2013 Open Stack Summit

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Solving The Open Stack Talent Gap Solving The Open Stack Talent Gap Presentation Transcript

  • SOLVING THE OPENSTACKTALENT GAP NIKI ACOSTA CLOUD EVANGELISTA @nikiacosta
  • UH OH….. “Public and private it cloud services will produce nearly 14 million jobs worldwide by 2015.” GLOBAL CLOUD SCORECARD 2013“There are 1.7 million open cloudjobs worldwide that organizationsare having a tough time filling.”DECEMBER 2012
  • U.S. OPEN CLOUD JOB POSTINGS18001600 81% increase in 6 months!  140012001000 800 600 400 October 2012 200 April 2013 0 Cloudstack Eucalyptus OpenStack® 10/16/12 & 04/15/2013
  • MORE ON JOBS… TOP COUNTRIES TOP POSITIONS UNITED STATES ADMINISTRATOR UNITED KINGDOM ARCHITECT INDIA D.C OPERATIONS CANADA NETWORK ENGINEER CHINA ENGINEER RUSSIA PYTHON DEVELOPERSALARIES FOR OPENSTACK POSITIONS ARE HIGHER THAN INDUSTRY AVERAGES BY 13%
  • WHO’S HIRING?
  • WHAT CAN WE DO IN THE SHORT TERM?
  • SUPPORT YOUR CURRENT INNOVATORS Source: Dice employer survey, March 2011.
  • TAKE CARE OF YOUR TALENT Source: Dice survey of tech professionals, June 2011.
  • GET YOUR COMPANY INVOLVED
  • GET YOUR COMPANY INVOLVED LEARNING TRACKS LINUX ADMINISTRATION CYBER SECURITY SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT NETWORK SECURITY
  • LONG TERM
  • EMPOWER THE NEXT GENERATION
  • BE INVITING TO WOMEN“The majority of students who earn bachelors andmasters degrees are women. Yet, in the pastdecade, only 12 percent of the professionals inengineering are women.” “WOMEN IN TECHNOLOGY: LET’S CLOSE THE GAP, 4/10/12
  • BE INVITING TO WOMEN
  • BE INVITING TO WOMEN "The developer world is one of the last enclaves of hardcore sexism because it is so male-dominated." VentureBeat reporter Jolie ODell
  • LEAN IN, LADIES! TOP TIPS FOR WOMEN from Kerry Hannon, Forbes.com Contributor:“.” FROM LEAN IN 1. Be more open to take career risks. 2. Skip the people pleasing 3. Visualize your career as a jungle gym, not a ladder. 4. Allow yourself to fantasize about your career 5. Start a Lean In circle
  • PROPOSAL FOR THEOPENSTACK FOUNDATION
  • PROPOSAL TO THE OPENSTACK FOUNDATION•  CREATE FULL TIME POSITION FOR COMMUNITY TALENT DEVELOPMENT COORDINATOR•  CONTINUE RECOGNIZE, FUND, AND PROMOTE “WOMEN OF OPENSTACK” GROUP•  CREATE AND AWARD SCHOLARSHIPS SPECIFICALLY FOR WOMEN AND COLLEGE STUDENTS TO ATTEND SUMMITS•  CREATE ONLINE HUB FOR COMMUNITY TALENT & WOMEN’S RESOURCES ON OPENSTACK.ORG
  • THANK YOU!!