60% will spend resources to
59% plan to train staff in PM this year.
55% will train their staff to better manage third-party relationships.
29% plan to hire project managers.
23% plan to hand off responsibility for packaged application support to a third party.
18% plan to outsource application maintenance skills this year.
16% will contract with third parties to satisfy their legacy maintenance needs.
N=281; Source: "Trends 2007: Hot IT Skill Areas," Forrester Research Inc., March 2007
This was first published in July 2007