What is Microsoft doing to close the technical skills gap?


Scott Emigh (Sr. Director WW Azure Technical Training at Microsoft)

Scott Emigh talks about the different ways in which Microsoft is addressing the skills gap. The discussion touches on Microsoft’s change in training from product-based to a role-based approach with the focus on the outcome. He discusses the evolution in training that includes providing as needed learning on mobile devices in bite-size targeted information. Emigh mentions Microsoft’s commitment to providing scalable and affordable training by working with learning partners.


About Author

Scott Emigh

Sr. Director WW Azure Technical Training, Microsoft

Scott is the Sr. Director WW Azure Technical Training at Microsoft and leads the global Technical Trainer team within Worldwide Learning where he’s developing Azure technical skills within our customers to accelerate Azure growth. Scott has successfully built high performing technical enablement teams throughout his Microsoft career previously worked in the US One Commercial Partner organization where he acted as US Partner CTO and lead the technical enablement team.

Interviewed By

Vaishali Jain

Vaishali Jain

Sarder TV Journalist, and Former Bloomberg TV Journalist

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