As the financial industry will be the hardest hit by the downturn in 2009, IT support will likely be very lean. Reorganisation of IT skills will be a solution to maximise IT employment for businesses. As manufacturing is the backbone of many economies in Asia, IT employment will be less affected.
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During these tough times, IT continues to drive value to organisations. In fact, forward looking enterprises will select technologies like ERP and BI to help them streamline efficiencies and be ready for when the economy picks up again. There is also an opportunity for IT professionals to undergo training to provide more efficient value to businesses.
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