Survival instincts will shape the next year

Labrow, Peter
December 2003
IT Training;Dec2003/Jan2004, p34
Trade Publication
After experiencing a depressing year especially by IT industries, the obvious question pervades one's thoughts regarding the prospects of IT training industries in the year 2004. Is it wise to think about the irreversibility of the nightmarish past year? Indeed, IT training companies have weathered some difficult times. Yet, many of them have survived against all hardships. Mismatch between demand for and supply of IT professionals have brought much chaos. The disconnection between people what they want and what they are offered leads to sum up that even market upturn won't switch the fortunes of many training firms. Next year is not going to be all defensive stuff, though. On the IT side, there is the inevitable uptake of Net and Windows 2003 technologies but probably not on the scale desired by Microsoft Corp. or the training industry.


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