ISF Chief Executive, Steve Durbin is in conversation with Thomas Erl, best-selling IT author and founder of Arcitura Education, which offers vendor-neutral training and certification programs.
Steve and Thomas discuss how to resolve the skills shortage, the purpose of vendor-neutral training, the coming disruption of digital transformation, and more.
Digital transformation is extremely disruptive… it takes digital media and digital automation outside of organizational boundaries and with IOT and other advances that now can affect physical interaction, physical dynamics…
Thomas Erl is a best-selling IT author who has authored and co-authored 13 books as part of the Pearson Education Service Technology Series from Thomas Erl. With more than 300,000 copies in print worldwide, his books have become international bestsellers and have been formally endorsed by senior members of major IT organizations, such as IBM, Microsoft, Oracle, Intel, Accenture, IEEE, HL7, MITRE, SAP, CISCO, HP, and many others.
As founder and president of Arcitura Education Inc. Thomas has led the development of curricula for internationally recognized, vendor-neutral training and accreditation programs. These programs have established a series of formal industry certifications obtained by thousands of IT professionals worldwide.