Developing the Workforce for Information Technology in the Bay Area

Closing Remarks Presentation Slides (February 7, 2001)

Industry-Education Partnerships and the National Agenda

Harris N. Miller

Harris N. Miller became President of the Information Technology Association of America (ITAA) in 1995. Miller directs the day-to-day operations of the association and reports to the ITAA Board of Directors. ITAA is the largest and oldest information technology (IT) trade association, representing 26,000 software, services, Internet, telecommunications, electronic commerce and systems integration companies. ITAA has grown more than 25% each year that Miller has been President. Miller is also President of the World Information Technology and Services Alliance (WITSA), an "association of associations" representing 41 high tech trade groups around the world. Recently he has been named a member of the Board of Directors of ITT Educational Services, Inc., a publicly traded corporation.

Index of Presentation Slides

About ITAA
The High Tech Work Force: What's the Issue?
Growing the IT Workforce: A Long Term Proposition
The ITAA Policy Prescription:
  Address the Short-Term Requirement
  Long Term: Fill the Pipeline:
    Support Education Proposals
    Spread the Digital Opportunity
    Improve the "Kid-to-Computer" Ratio in Classrooms
    Support Skill Development
    Get Involved in Public/Private Partnerships
    Other Programs

National Convocation
Let's Sum Up
Bridging the Gap: What's Next?
Developing the Workforce for the New Millennium
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