Adapting the T for the Needs of Generation Z

Richard Hopkins, FIET

Conditions for Success of the T

The IT industry and other STEM-based professions place maximum value upon individuals who are both highly skilled at their technical area of expertise while simultaneously able to communicate natively with other specialists. This enables them to lead interdisciplinary teams and positions them well to reeducate themselves as technology advances. These people offer and apply deep wisdom in large, complex situations, often outside of their specialist “comfort zone.” This is the sweet spot of a T-professional: an individual able to accomplish a desired outcome within or across systems and interact meaningfully with others who possess different ...

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