LinuxInsider: Eight IT Textbooks, 4,031 Pages, 17 Mentions of Linux
Apr 03, 2004, 07:00 (4 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Paul Murphy)
"Want to know why most business analysts and venture capitalists
simply don't get it with respect to Unix? Take a look at the
computer books they study while working toward their MBA, financial
analysis certificate or accounting designation, and you'll
understand that their ignorance isn't entirely their fault.
"Each of these professional qualifications is directly or
indirectly controlled by some group that sets minimal educational
standards, including things like 'IT competency maps'--lists of
things graduates are supposed to know about IT. Schools work to
these standards. Thus, nearly every curriculum leading to a
business designation of some kind features at least one, and
usually several, introductory IT courses..."