IT tuition for 1,800 at Dublin hospital

Donovan, Tristan
June 2003
IT Training;Jun2003, p18
Trade Publication
Around 1,800 staff at a Irish hospital have been given Star Office training as part of a cost-cutting transition to the Sun Microsystems Inc.'s applications suite. Dublin's Beaumont Hospital began the switch to Star Office 6 in 2002 with an internally delivered training program run in parallel with the technical implementation. The main challenge to the training side of the project was overcoming end users' resistance to change. The changeover was prompted by the hospital's desire to minimize information technology costs, and it estimates that the introduction of Star Office has already saved it more than 80,000 euros.


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