Survey: Up To 70 Percent Of Government IT Staff Will Depart Within 5 Years
Attracting, retaining and developing key IT talent remains the top challenge among federal chief information officers and chief information security officers, according to a new survey.
The survey of 59 federal CIOs, CISOs, information resource management officials and congressional oversight committee staff by TechAmerica and Grant Thornton, found that 52 percent of respondents indicated that IT workforce issues -- training, recruitment and retention -- remains their biggest challenge. In fact, one respondent said they were “five years behind in terms of talent.”
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