Vicissidude writes with news from the IT front in India: "The software industry body Nasscom has warned that India faces a shortfall of half a million skilled workers by 2010. The country will need 350,000 engineers a year, but no more than 150,000 of the most highly skilled engineers will be available each year."
This shortfall is fueling a new development, the exporting of Indian tech jobs to the US
. But will there be workers in the US to do those jobs? Reader Jadeite2
writes with a word from Bill Gates, speaking to a business forum in Moscow, who said: "There is a shortage of IT skills on a worldwide basis
. Anybody who can get those skills here now will have a lot of opportunity."