Report: Cutting IT training doesn’t cut it
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Thinking that your training budget might be an easy and relatively safe place to cut IT costs? Maybe not. ‘The Impact of Training on Project Success,’ an IDC report based on 2 years of research, finds that training and project success go hand-in-hand – and that IT organizations that cut back on training do so at their own significant risk.
The impact cuts across all IT disciplines. For example, compared to undertrained teams, well-trained teams are:
This is just a small sample of the findings. Read the full report (PDF, 140KB, no registration required).
Another reason to do more training: You can receive a complimentary Lenovo netbook when you register for an eligible IBM Software class by October 29 2010, and complete the class by December 17, 2010. Get the details.