For companies facing the lack of AI talent, the best way forward is to start training up existing staff. Like for any other technology, adoption, implementation and success goes through continuous learning, training, and great processes.
Unless you’re going to sit around patiently waiting for years for the labour market to catch up, IT leaders and their hiring managers must build the AI skills they need in their existing teams. That’s not to say you can’t or won’t bring new people on board; it’s simply an incomplete strategy, especially if you can’t attach a blank check when you make a job offer. […]