Technology Skills

Technology Skills

Technology Skills Jonathan Poland

Technology skills refer to the talents and abilities related to information technology and physical technology, such as machines. This includes general skills such as data analysis, as well as knowledge of specific technologies, such as a particular software product or service. Technology skills can be divided into several levels, including design, management, development, and use. For example, many people may be familiar with using various hardware and software tools, but may not have experience in designing, developing, configuring, administering, or managing such tools. The following are common technology skills followed by an overview of skill levels.

  • APIs
  • AR & VR
  • Accounting Packages
  • Administration Systems
  • Algorithms
  • Analytics
  • Applications
  • Architectural Technology
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Automation
  • Backup & Recovery
  • Batch Processing
  • Big Data
  • Blockchain
  • Business Software
  • Circuit Design
  • Cloud Computing
  • Cloud Platforms
  • Coding
  • Communication Tools
  • Configuration Management
  • Consumer Technology
  • Content Delivery Networks
  • Content Management
  • Cryptography
  • Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
  • Data Analysis
  • Data Architecture
  • Data Management
  • Data Migration
  • Data Mining
  • Data Processing
  • Data Visualization
  • Databases
  • DevOps
  • Developer Tools
  • Diy Technology
  • Document Management
  • Ecommerce
  • Edge Computing
  • Education Software
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)
  • Event Processing
  • Exploratory Data Analysis
  • Game Development
  • Gamification
  • Geospatial Technology
  • Graphic Design
  • Hardware
  • IT Operations
  • Identity Management
  • Information Design
  • Information Management
  • Information Security
  • Integration
  • Internet
  • Internet of Things
  • Intranet
  • Knowledge Management
  • Legacy Technology
  • Machine Installation
  • Machine Maintenance
  • Marketing Platforms
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Media Production
  • Media Software
  • Middleware
  • Mobile App Development
  • Mobile Devices
  • Network Infrastructure
  • Networking
  • Operating Systems
  • Process Automation
  • Reporting Platforms
  • Robotics
  • Sales Force Automation
  • Scientific Computing
  • Scientific Instruments
  • Scripting
  • Serverless Computing
  • Service Delivery
  • Software Architecture
  • Software Design
  • Software Development
  • Software as a Service
  • Space Technology
  • Spreadsheets
  • Statistical Software
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Software
  • Systems Systems Analysis
  • Technology Administration
  • Technology Infrastructure
  • Training Software
  • Typing
  • User Interface Design
  • Video Production
  • Web Design
  • Word Processing
  • Workload Automation

Technology skills have different levels or viewpoints as follows.

Architecture
Managing the structure of technology at the highest level. For example, planning how dozens of complex systems will interact to deliver a business process.

Design
The detailed design of technology such as a designer of hardware, software, vehicles, machines, instruments or large scale infrastructure.

Development
The implementation of technology to realize a design. For example, coding a system.

DevOps
The use of coding to manage and operate complex environments that may include platforms, systems, scripts, services, applications, physical machines and facilities.

Administration
The implementation, configuration and management of individual systems or applications. Modern administrators typically need to known how to code.

Advanced Users
Users that engage in coding to customize things to their requirements. This is very different from coding to realize a design for a complex system or application.

End Users
End users who use technology to be productive but don’t customize it to any significant extent.

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