If you’re an IT admin, you’ve likely seen your job change significantly in recent years. Automation has taken sysadmins off the hook when it comes to performing tedious manual tasks. Meanwhile, the rise in the use of technology in the classroom is presenting a whole new array of needs and challenges.
In addition to managing a traditional network, IT admins now have to deal with virtualized servers, cloud services and, for the past year, the challenges posed by remote learning – including the management of tons of new devices.
Well-honed skills can help sysadmins perform at their best and keep up with their tasks while improving the learning and teaching experience at their school or district. These 6 skills represent trends that have been growing steadily and show no signs of a downturn anytime soon.