Intensifying Competition for Talent in Mobile Technology

Matt Yglesias, blogger on economics & business, in his recent post outlines the changing trends in technology and media. Current trends clearly point towards the domination of mobile phones over other mediums for user engagement. Far larger number of users now use mobile phones for services that previously, they used to consume over web or TV.

In another report, Boston Consulting Group suggests that industries rely more on software today than ever. And with this increased reliance, the need to work with the right talent is much more pertinent. Supply vs Demand of Employees in Technology Industry

It is quiet clear that demand for talent specializing in mobile application development is going to increase with time, and with this the vagaries of hiring the right talent. Considering the low infrastructure requirements for mobile application development and growing presence of free online courses, engaging early with college graduates may be a viable solution, especially for IT services companies.