In Demand Skills
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CIO Insight just released another of their addictive top 10 slide shows. This one is called The 10 IT Skills in Most Demand.
In the Information Management space, you'll be glad to see that the following areas are considered "in demand":
# 4 - Data management# 8 - Business Intelligence#10 - CRM Implementation
How can you get skills in these areas? I can recommend a few books that would certainly help:
Data Management1) For Beginners:* Understanding DB2(R): Learning Visually with Examples (2nd Edition)* Beginning DB2: From Novice to Professional (Expert's Voice)* Administering Informix Dynamic Server - Building the Foundation
2) For Advanced Topics:* DB2 9 for Linux, UNIX, and Windows: DBA Guide, Reference, and Exam Prep, 6th Edition* DB2 9 for Linux, UNIX, and Windows Advanced Database Administration Certification Study Guide
3) For Certification:* Series of DB2 Certification Guides by Roger Sanders* Expert Preparation for Exam 732 - DB2 9 for z/OS Database Administration Certification Study Guide
Business Intelligence* IBM Cognos 8 Business Intelligence: The Official Guide* Business Intelligence For Dummies* Business Intelligence Roadmap: The Complete Project Lifecycle for Decision-Support Applications
CRM Implementation - Go for the big picture!* Enterprise Master Data Management: An SOA Approach to Managing Core Information
Be sure to join my new group on ChannelDB2 for these books and more!
Would you rather take a course to build these skills? Try an ILO course!