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Growing Soft Skills for Better IT Business Relationships

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KBG Consulting's Kathryn Brett Goldman shares the value of building soft skills in the IT department at the InformationWeek News Desk at Interop ITX. Goldman says that there are three types of skills a great IT pro should possess: soft skills, technical skills, and business acumen. She goes on to say that the business should help nurture all of these skills and that if someone is building their soft skills, to set stretch goals and to not expect Ted Talk talent overnight. To learn more about the skills needed for better IT business relationships, watch the video above.

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