America's New Deficit: The Shortage of Information Technology Workers

America's New Deficit: The Shortage of Information Technology Workers

by Graham R. Mitchell
     
 
This report, recognizing the important role information technology (IT) plays in the economy, explores the potential for a shortage of IT workers in the U.S. The demand for core IT workers — computer programmers, systems analysts, & computer scientists & engineers — is expected to increase significantly in the coming years, yet it is unclear if the U.S.

Overview

This report, recognizing the important role information technology (IT) plays in the economy, explores the potential for a shortage of IT workers in the U.S. The demand for core IT workers — computer programmers, systems analysts, & computer scientists & engineers — is expected to increase significantly in the coming years, yet it is unclear if the U.S. education system can train enough of them to meet the growing demand. Sections: the demand for workers in the IT-driven economy; competitiveness issues; factors affecting the supply of IT workers; current responses to the shortage; & summary & further actions.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780788178979
Publisher:
DIANE Publishing Company
Publication date:
07/01/1999
Pages:
42

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