Journal of Information Systems Education


Information systems professionals commonly progress through several different job classifications during the course of their careers. The purpose of this study is to explore the perceived importance of various knowledge and skills for information systems professionals in different information systems positions. Knowledge and skills important to IS professionals are examined across six IS job classifications. Knowledge and skills related to system development and interpersonal communication were perceived as essential regardless of job classification. Knowledge and skills related to programming were perceived as very important in entry level IS positions.



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