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Impending IT Workforce Vacuum: What’s the Plan?

Impending IT Workforce Vacuum: What's the plan?

By 2010, there will be a major IT workforce exodus with baby boomers reaching retirement age. How are we planning to handle this shift expected in IT workforce levels? How is industry and academia collaborating to ensure that the new breed of IT talent is ready for the market in terms of quality and quantity?

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Ed Lazowska, Bill and Melinda Gates Chair, Computer Science and Engineering, University of Washington,Former Co-chair, President Bush's Information Technology Advisory Committee

Ed Lazowska holds the Bill & Melinda Gates Chair in Computer Science & Engineering at the University of Washington. His research and teaching concern the design, implementation, and analysis of high performance computing and communi... More   View all posts

Dr. Merrick Furst, Distinguished Professor and Associate Dean of the College of Computing, Georgia Tech

Merrick Furst is professor and associate dean of the College of Computing at Georgia Tech and is co-author of a recent white paper discussing the need for colleges to look into new approaches for helping US computer science graduates and un... More   View all posts

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