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what is the fastest growing industry in the us economy?
US bureau of labor staticts
what does the US bureau of labor staticts deal with??
software publishing
computer system design
related computer services
(IT CAREER PATHS)
Offshoring??
the transfer of jobs from people from one country to another
(IT CAREER PATHS)
Outsourcing??
transfer of labor from the firm to outside entities
education for traditional IT careers?
computer science (SC)
computer information system(CIS)
systems and software engineering
electrical engineering
uses the principle of science and engineering to improve computing?
computer science
CS training requires which class?
high mathematics-calculus
where do graduates in CS find jobs?
software development firms and information system departments
departments are usually located in business schools for....
computer information system
what does CIS focus on?
the practical application for computing
where do graduates for CIS find jobs?
in corporate information systems departments as well as software development companies
uses the scientific method to create and maintain systems in business and industry
systems engineering
what do students learn during systems engineering?
project manangment skills
graduates are in high demand in the areas of...
software development
system analysis
program development
focuses on digital circuit design and communication technologies
electrical engineering
jobs for electical engineering are in?
hardware development
annual meetings in which manufactueres, designers, and dealers showcase their product
trade shows
provide a way to keep up with a particular area of interest
professional organizations
what can affect IT careers?
corporate downsizing or mergers
sought after business skills include?
teamwork
project manangment
communication
business acumen
sought after technology skills include?
networking
microsoft windows XP
UNIX
TCP/IP
Oracle
C++
Microsoft Visual Basic
skills relating to ethernet, TCP/IP, and LAN administration
networking
intergration with .NET passport with Windows XP
microsoft windows XP
strong demand for UNIX system configuration, maintence, networking, and programing
UNIX
knowledge of internet protocals?
TCP/IP
experience in working with oracle databases and client server appliacations
oracle
language of choice for software developers?
C++
rapid application development and code resuability
microsoft visual basic
a skills and knowledge assestment organized by computer industry vendors
certification
to obtain a certificate you?
take courses
take exam
get certificate when pass exam
what does a certification benefit?
-empolyers may increase salary
-asses skills from a pool of applicants