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September 30, 2003

IT job security 'gone forever'

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IT job security 'gone forever' -- Gartner

Gartner predicts job losses will be staggering in mature markets such as Australia and the United States. "Each year, one in 10 jobs at vendors will move to emerging markets, while one in 20 will go on the user side," Gartner says.

Gartner says 83 percent of 151 chief information officers it surveyed globally have reported that their companies are going to IT outsourcing, process-based working or application development embedded in the business. Most said the greatest hurdles to implementing change were staff resistance and lack of competence to deliver IT differently.

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