Across the public-private divide

Garfoot, Annie
November 2003
IT Training;Nov2003, p22
Trade Publication
There's no comparison between the work done by IT training managers in the public sector and their counterparts in the private sector at least, that's the received wisdom. The government has set the public sector such aggressive performance targets that many large government departments have devolved into executive agencies, which are now sharp, business-focused organizations, fully confident when acquiring outside expertise or adopting new technology. Skills-development professionals don't need specific sector experience to be able to do the job, as long as their skills are transferable.


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