Stories by Rob O'Neill and Divina Paredes

Developing staff key to ICT skills shortage

Formal training is just part of the solution to the ICT skills crunch, according to Microsoft New Zealand’s managing director Kevin Ackhurst. While Microsoft drives many of the most popular ICT certification programmes, Ackhurst says that is not really what it’s all about.

Defining the ICT skills shortage

There are indications from this year's MIS 100 that the skills shortage is becoming less of a concern for IT management. However, it seems equally clear this is not due to shortages lessening, but to IT management simply coming to terms with an environment of constant shortage.