Listen to most senior executives for a while, and -- sooner or later -- you'll hear the familiar lament that it's so hard to find good people with the right skills.
That's especially true in IT today -- as the IT industry transforms, so do the required skill sets. And it's happening very fast indeed.
Enter the EMC Academic Alliance -- an open curriculum platform for both academia and industry that targets the exact skills we see so much in demand.
It's been around for a while, I was just unaware of how big and influential it had become. After going through it, I was mightily impressed.
Perhaps you'll be impressed as well.