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Managed Services: Time to dip into a broader talent pool

There are two main drivers in the managed services market in Ireland: costs and a lack of skills in the labour pool, writes Dave Boland.

24th March, 2013
Hugh Dawson, head of managed services at Hibernia Evros Technology Group.

There are two main drivers in the managed services market in Ireland: costs and a lack of skills in the labour pool. Costs are an obvious factor, especially because companies since 2007 have been increasingly looking to get more for less.

But a lack of skills? Doesn't Ireland pride itself on the sophistication of its workforce, and the consistent output of strong talent from our technology programmes at university?

"It's not that the skill sets don't...

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