[ubuntu-uk] Persuading a school to switch

Iain Lane ubuntu at orangesquash.org.uk
Wed Mar 26 12:27:42 GMT 2008


Stephen O'Neill wrote:
> Dianne Reuby wrote:
> | So we need to emphasis the availability of paid support from Canonical
> | when "selling" to customers such as schools and small businesses.
> 
> 
> Good point. If someone walked into a job managing an Ubuntu network with
> only MS experience are there courses in the UK that bridge the knowledge
> gap?
> 
> 

How odd. A school wouldn't expect to hire a teacher who couldn't teach,
so why would it hire a network admin who can't run the software on its
machines? If this is happening, then there is a problem with the hiring
of technical staff who do not have the appropriate skillset.



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