10 Tech Skills that Are Heading the Way of the Dinosaur - Slide 10

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If you have been in the IT field for more than five years or so, you have probably migrated to a new server technology (i.e., operating systems, e-mail systems, database programs, or even networking technologies), but we have all run across someone who refuses to learn the new technology. You cannot continue to market yourself as an NT4.0 guru and expect to remain employed for much longer. There just aren't that many systems remaining in use.

One interesting facet of the IT industry is the need to learn new skills on a continual basis. New technologies are released all the time, and new operating systems seem to roll off the factory floor every 18 months or so. That means that IT professionals must continuously update their skills or end up becoming redundant.

This slideshow features 10 tech skills, identified by Randy Muller, MCT, MCSE, MCSA, MCDST and Global Knowledge, as heading the way of the dinosaur.

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