Here they are and come courtesy of cloud and virtualization expert Bill Kleyman. They are actually a pitch of the Equinix white paper about the hybrid cloud, which could be very well be worth downloading. Equinix is a large data center company.
The attached CIO.com slide presentation lists the "non-certified" IT skills most in demand and is based on a survey conducted by research concern Foote Partners. The presentation does not explain what it means by "non-certified," but we'll take it at face value - skills that do not require certification.
Amdahl...now there's a name I had long forgotten. Lucent and before that Western Electric had a giant plant in North Andover, Mass. that employed more than 10,000 at one time...maybe 15,000. It disappeared overnight.
Good stuff, Joel. A nice mix of personal experience and solid advice. I lasted as news editor at PC Week for many years and that was the pinnacle of my career. Guess I was good at it and being in the news business made me straightshooter to a fault, which most people appreciated. Then I was promoted to editor and VP news for all Ziff Davis...out of my comfort zone, but I lasted there for a number of years. I did not get as much done because I controlled less. I can honestly say I never coasted nor did I bask in anything except the sun occasionally in Florida.