Software industry could be major employer by 2010, say ISA

Given the right circumstances, the Irish indigenous software industry could grow from employing 16,000 people to employing 50,000 by 2010, it was claimed today.

Given the right circumstances, the Irish indigenous software industry could grow from employing 16,000 people to employing 50,000 by 2010, it was claimed today.

“Creating scale for Irish indigenous software companies is crucial if they wish to play in the same field as their global industry counterparts ,” according to Irish Software Association (ISA) chairman Bernie Cullinan.

“What this indigenous industry needs is the expertise and the capital to turn brilliant innovations onto internationally trading successes.”

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