What You Need to Know about Today's IT Workforce

Thursday, October 17 | 2:30PM–3:20PM | Meeting Room 304C/D
Session Type: Professional Development
Using data from ECAR's 2013 study, we will discuss which IT roles are changing, what skills are necessary for current IT staff, the reorganization efforts of IT departments, which positions are being lost or are in short supply, the factors that are important in maintaining an IT workforce for the foreseeable future, and the factors that account for variance in morale in IT departments. In this presentation, you will learn about the changes that have occurred in the organizational climate of higher education IT in the past two years and what these changes mean for the future of IT.

Learn about recent changes to the IT workforce and what they mean | Discover what changes can be implemented to increase workforce retention, satisfaction, and productivity


  • Jacqueline Bichsel

    Director of Research, CUPA-HR
  • John Milnes

    Senior Director, Organizational Effectiveness and Finance, Princeton University
  • Warren Wilson

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