Todd Maddox quoted on IT training flaws leading to a DevOps skills shortage

On August 14th 2019, Todd Maddox was quoted on a TechTarget article written by Beth Pariseau on “IT training flaws compound DevOps skills shortage.” In this piece, Todd Maddox explains why simply knowing all the answers does not lead to knowledge or skills.

“Information and knowledge is mediated by one system in the brain, [while] behavior is mediated by a completely different system in the brain,” said Todd Maddox, a learning scientist and research fellow at Amalgam Insights in Arlington, Mass. “So, learning technologies that train behavior effectively will not be the same learning technologies that effectively obtain information.”

Click through to read the entire article, including Beth Pariseau’s experience with Udemy DevOps training,

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