The ideal combination in today’s world is to have both business skills and technical skills.
Almost any work that you do today requires a use of a computer, tablet, phone or an electronic device. So it’s good to be updated with technology and the tools required to do your job. It does not mean you need to understand the hardware and software inside out (although if you are passionate about it, go for it!!!). It does mean that you should understand the value of the technology and use it to increase your productivity or efficiency.
If you come from a technical background, it is best to gain some business knowledge. If you come from a business background, it is best to gain some technical knowledge. There are plenty of magazines, books, blogs, news sites etc to learn from. All you need is the motivation to be on top of your game.