10 Hot IT Skills in 2018

| March 27, 2018

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With the current technical skills gap, we analyzed patterns of 24+ million learners on our Udemy platform to see what hot IT skills are trending in 2018. IT teams are wrestling with a wide range of issues from large inflows of data overloading company IT infrastructures to the need to automate growing IT systems. Emerging technologies in the cloud, IT automation, and data management offer new ways to streamline and enhance your IT infrastructure. We’ve put together an infographic highlighting the fastest-growing top 10 IT skills on Udemy, related trending technologies, and what people are learning next.

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Finn-ID Ltd develops innovative working methods based on profound understanding of customer needs. Solutions link transactions and information and create transparency, reliability and productivity for workflow and logistics. Should the process activities take place in inventory control, production line, transport or even in a hospital laboratory, Finn-ID’s bar code and RFID based solutions bring workforce level processes into data system seamlessly and in real time. In addition to first-rate equipment supply, our total service package includes top level software planning, implementation and support as well as professional maintenance for the equipment.

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