What’s ahead for the

Silicon Forest in 2024?

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2024 Tech Trends Report

Read the ProFocus Technology annual tech trends report.

The Silicon Forest, a hub of innovation in the Pacific Northwest with its heart in Portland, is evolving. This year’s report extends beyond Portland, capturing diverse views from the region’s tech landscape, which ranges from dynamic startups to established giants. After a period of rebalancing post-pandemic, 2023-2024 shows a trend towards stability in the tech sector with leaders anticipating increases in revenue, budgets, and headcount. 

For the fourth 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 investment priorities, compensation strategies, and work-life support. You can also compare this year’s results to our previous reports from 2021, 2022, and 2023.

Highlights and hot topics.

These are just a few issues important to tech professionals in this year’s report:

Stable growth in the forest

Revenue and headcount are up, with leaders focused on efficiency

Tech professionals on the move

65% of respondents are actively looking or open to a new job

Hybrid work beats out remote

A new work model now dominates, with 65% hybrid

A hub for innovation

71% of leaders plan to upskill their workforce in 2024

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