What’s in store for
Portland tech in 2023?
Local professionals weigh in with
outlook and opinions.
Read the ProFocus Technology annual tech trends report.
Real talk about big issues.
Coming off of a rebound year, near-term business prospects remain positive for Portland firms—despite economic uncertainty—and long-term prospects even more so. But tech talent shortages still loom large. Firms are faced with tough choices about investment priorities, compensation strategies, and work-life support.
For the third year in a row, ProFocus Technology is proud to share the opinions and insights of tech leaders and professionals on critical issues for local firms. Explore data on a range of core metrics, cultural assessments, and career preferences. You can also compare this year’s results to our previous reports from 2021 and 2022.
Highlights and hot topics.
These are just a few issues important to tech professionals in this year’s report:
Sustainable growth strategies
Revenue and headcount are up, but finding talent is still a huge challenge
Tech employees looking to leave
58% of contributors are actively looking or open to a new job
Enterprise vs. small firms
Larger firms’ efforts on compensation and culture leave much to be desired
Burnout or business as usual
Concerns about burnout and longer hours remain, but firms rate high on work-life balance