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SAP’s Growth Leads to IT Skills Shortage at Firm

5:36 PM MDT | July 21, 2008 | Nancy Seewald

SAP’s “aggressive” growth into new products and customer bases has led to an IT skills shortage at the firm that could “force customers to grow their own [internal] expertise,” says research firm Foote Partners (Vero Beach, FL). “The combination of those strategies and SAP’s obvious success and large installed base can only cause disruptions in the skills market because it’s a well-known fact that jobs and skills acquisition lag new product introductions, sometimes by a considerable time period,” says David...

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