Future-proofing your IT team: Making the case for training, by the numbers

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Business leaders don’t have time or money to waste on ineffective training for their IT teams. The introduction of AI and the ever-evolving threats posed by cybersecurity seem to be moving at a sprint, meaning that keeping IT teams trained on the latest threats and vulnerabilities has never been more critical.

If you’re looking for a solid list of reasons – numbers talk – to be sure your training investment is working for your team, read on…

Increased Productivity

Companies that invest in training their employees achieve 218% higher income per employee than those that don't invest in training. Source: Investing in Employee Training: A Smart Business Strategy | LinkedIn

Cost Savings

A survey found that organizations that provide comprehensive training programs have 218% higher revenue per employee and 24% higher profit margins compared to those with less comprehensive training. Source: The Secret To Increasing Your Company’s Income By 218% - MindSpring (gomindspring.com)

Ineffective training costs businesses an average of $13.5 million per year per 1,000 employees. Source: Employee Training Statistics: Cost of Progress in 2023 | TeamStage

Reduced Turnover

Companies that invest in training and development have a 34% higher retention rate than those that don't. Source: Workplace Learning & Development Report 2018 | LinkedIn Learning

According to LinkedIn, 94% of employees would stay at a company longer if it invested in their career development. Source: (24) Post | LinkedIn

Enhanced Cybersecurity

94% of all malware is delivered through email, making security awareness and training crucial for mitigating risks. Source: 2023 Data Breach Investigations Report | Verizon

A study by the Ponemon Institute found that organizations with a well-trained workforce experienced 52% fewer cyberattacks and 78% lower costs per breach. Source: Microsoft Word - Trend_Micro_WP_FINAL_2-4.docx (ponemon.org)

Adaptability and Innovation

Organizations that offer comprehensive training programs are 92% more likely to innovate and respond effectively to industry changes. Source: The Power Of L&D For Innovation - eLearning Industry

Addressing Skill Gaps

84% of IT decision-makers believe there is a significant skill gap in their teams. Source: Harvey Nash / KPMG CIO Survey 2020: Everything changed. Or did it?

A report by CompTIA revealed that 74% of companies faced challenges finding skilled IT professionals. Source: Assessing the IT Skills Gap | IT Workforce | CompTIA

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