Sweden sees market mature

Howells, Jan
May 2004
IT Training;May2004, p16
Trade Publication
This article focuses on trends in information technology training trend in Sweden. A sharp fall in the IT training market has left Sweden with few training companies and a skills surplus. The country's IT and telecommunications infrastructure is advanced. Sometimes referred to as Silicon Valhalla or Wireless Valley, Sweden has attracted investment from global IT and telecommunications firms. A commitment to exploiting new technology is demonstrated by the level of investment in research and development, which, relative to GDP, makes Sweden the world leader in this area.


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