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LinuxDevCenter: Critical Shortage of Linux Talent Slowing Adoption

Oct 05, 2005, 19:00 (13 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Tom Adelstein)

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"Disheartening as it seems, corporations, governments, start-ups and small businesses have difficulty recruiting and retaining talented Linux IT workers. That has become a familiar refrain whenever Linux fails the adoption test in many places across the globe.

"Some Linux luminaries have suggested implementing in-house training for existing staff. Unfortunately, curriculum and trainers seem in short supply. Another aspect of this problem relates to cost. Those willing to provide training under price their services and wind up losing the respect and trust of decision makers..."

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