Birth of a (Programming) Nation

Fitzpatrick, Bill
October 2001
Hospitality Upgrade;Fall2001, p1
Trade Publication
The article discusses the difficulty of hiring computer programmers in the U.S. hospitality industry and several efforts to suffice the need for these workers. Studies by Computer Technology Industry Association indicate that shortages of information technology (IT) service and support personnel cost the economy more than 100 billion U.S. dollars yearly in training and salaries. It says that Jamaica Commerce and Technology Minister Phillip Paulwell helps develop capable programmers for the U.S.


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