One of the nagging challenges IT leaders face is cultivating enough talent to adopt and implement cloud services, so they often resort to poaching from other companies or scouring universities for engineers schooled in modern computing skills. But that piecemeal approach can take precious years that companies can’t spare.
FedEx is trying a different tack: Teaching its own engineers how to build new applications and rewrite legacy applications that run in the logistics company’s hybrid cloud. This homegrown team, called Cloud Dojo, has reskilled more than 2,500 software programmers on how to work with public cloud software and several complementary technologies, says FedEx CIO Rob Carter, who initiated the effort.
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