CEO Roundup—Why CEOs step down; Global IoT skills shortage

The skills required to start a company and sustain a company over time are often very different. (AndreyPopov/Getty)

Changing companies often require a change in CEOs

The skills required to start a company and sustain a company over time are often very different. Jerry Yang of Yahoo!, Mak Pincus of Zynga and Andrew Mason of Groupon all led their companies to success but couldn’t cut it as the business goals shifted. Entrepreneur took a closer look at the challenges that come with a company’s change over time. (Entrepreneur)

IoT projects face skills shortfall

According to a new study commissioned by communications company Inmarsat, 76% of senior IT leaders at major firms worldwide said they need additional staff at a senior, strategic level with the skills to set the objectives and priorities for IoT deployments. Those surveyed highlighted shortfalls in cybersecurity and analytics and data science as well. (Enterprise Innovation)

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