Survey: skill shortages limiting Irish firms’ move to digital

More than half of businesses are held back by lack of properly trained IT staff

Phil Codd, managing director of Expleo Ireland

Research from Expleo’s Business Transformation Index 2022 has found that that 56 per cent of Irish businesses’ plans are suffering as a result of IT skills shortages

The study by the engineering and consulting provider found that 77 per cent of businesses and IT leaders in Ireland consider talent shortages to be the top barrier to digital transformation. Furthermore, 67 per cent said they lacked the internal skills and experience to manage emerging technologies such ...