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Issue No.06 - November/December (2009 vol.11)
pp: 23-30
Ariadna Llorens-Garcia , Technical University of Catalonia (UPC)
Xavier Llinas-Audet , Technical University of Catalonia (UPC)
Ferran Sabate , Technical University of Catalonia (UPC)
ABSTRACT
This article's overall objective is to define the cross-sectional or generic professional abilities Spanish information and communication technologies (ICT) engineers need to develop their work in a dynamic, uncertain environment. The authors determine the relevant professional abilities (based on a literature review and expert panel) and sum them up with a list of 19 cross-sectional skills. They then describe the different occupational profiles required in the Spanish ICT sector. Finally, after filtering the 18 profiles into three homogeneous sets, according to a Mintzberg classification, they present and analyze the results.
INDEX TERMS
information and communication technologies (ICT) engineers, Spanish IT sector, Mintzberg classification
CITATION
Ariadna Llorens-Garcia, Xavier Llinas-Audet, Ferran Sabate, "Professional and Interpersonal Skills for ICT Specialists", IT Professional, vol.11, no. 6, pp. 23-30, November/December 2009, doi:10.1109/MITP.2009.132
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