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IT Trainers Newswire #26 – developing trainer skills, new virtual attacks, choosing a mobile IT training unit


IT Trainers Newswire - Issue 26
26 September 2001

1. RESOURCES: Developing your skills as a trainer
2. NEWS and INFORMATION: New virtual attack unleashes havoc
3. WORK OPPORTUNITIES: Training Solutions Mnger, e-learning envir
4. COMMUNITY FEATURES: Choosing a mobile IT training unit

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Editor's Note

The IT industry was hit with more virtual attacks this past
fortnight. In order to get this wire to you, we're not able to
publish the details, but see the news pages at for more details.

Apple cancelled the Paris Expo that was due to be held this week.
They stated that they would not run the risk of jeopardising
the safety of its delegates or employees.

Various IT companies have donated large sums of money to the
recovery cause in the U.S. Companies include Microsoft, Cisco and Spring.

Corporate Learning Editors, IT Training News

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Compaq CEO predicts bleak future for IT spending
Speakers at the IDC European IT Forum in Monaco this week were
vague when discussing the future of the IT Industry. On the whole
speakers agreed that the future might still be bright however
Michael Capellas CEO for Compaq disagreed.

Apple Expo Cancelled
Apple announced that the exhibition due to be held this week has
been cancelled due to the attacks on the U.S.

Millions pledged to help the USA
Players in the IT industry are pledging millions towards the
recovery cause in the U.S. Companies such as Microsoft, Cisco
and Spring have given very generous donations.

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- Training Solutions Manager for e-learning environment, based
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Any Answers
Top IT questions being asked by TrainingZONE members this month,
can you help with their questions?

Gary Hunter is looking for an on-line training styles inventory.

Sean Canavan needs recommendations for choosing a mobile IT
training unit.

Andy Kent wants to know how to move from an IT Training Manager
to a general Training Manager role.

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