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Schools need to do better

Kirk Hope of Business NZ writes regular articles for Stuff. A common theme of his articles is the mismatch between what the education system produces and skills required by NZ businesses.  A recent article stated: “Engineers are needed, and qualified IT people, and … Continue reading

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IT Skills shortage

When I entered IT in the 80’s there was an actual and projected shortage of programmers, especially those with good interpersonal skills . Seems there still is… http://www.knowledgeinfusion.com/blog/2012/03/the-war-for-talent-comes-into-focus/ And the CE of Orion also had a similar story. http://www.3news.co.nz/CEO-wants-more-Kiwi-IT-grads/tabid/369/articleID/291368/Default.aspx And so did Bill … Continue reading

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