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Do university degrees in computing (or related) really serve their purpose in the real world   [Edit]

Survey period: 27 Mar 2000 to 2 Apr 2000

Do tertiary qualifications really cut it?

Thanks to Shanker for suggesting this poll.

OptionVotes% 
They are necessary/very useful8721.59
They are nice/advantageous to have, but not strictly necessary15939.45
They are not useful at all143.47
Industry certification (MSCE etc) is better81.99
Industry experience is better12731.51
No qualifications are necessary.81.99



 
GeneralIndustry experience is better Pin
Andrew Connell2-Apr-00 3:55
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GeneralRe: Industry experience is better Pin
AA4-Apr-00 8:12
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GeneralRe: Industry experience is better Pin
Mike Nordell4-Apr-00 10:28
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GeneralHOT GRITS Pin
NatALIE PORTMAN30-Mar-00 6:52
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GeneralRe: HOT GRITS Pin
taco30-Mar-00 11:08
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Arvind2331-Mar-00 15:15
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Chris Maunder31-Mar-00 16:08
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George31-Mar-00 20:07
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Generalknowledge is key. Pin
andy wergedal30-Mar-00 6:07
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GeneralRe: knowledge is key. Pin
Buck30-Mar-00 11:12
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GeneralRe: knowledge is key. Pin
Dick Warg30-Mar-00 11:54
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GeneralRe: knowledge is key. Pin
Chris Maunder30-Mar-00 12:48
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GeneralRe: knowledge is key. Pin
Buck30-Mar-00 13:41
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GeneralSo, certification is not worth much? Pin
Roger29-Mar-00 19:11
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GeneralRe: So, certification is not worth much? Pin
Chris Maunder29-Mar-00 20:32
adminChris Maunder29-Mar-00 20:32 
GeneralRe: So, certification is not worth much? Pin
Erik Thompson30-Mar-00 6:18
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GeneralRe: So, certification is not worth much? Pin
Paul4-Apr-00 3:09
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GeneralRe: So, certification is not worth much? Pin
Jim Wuerch4-Apr-00 9:30
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GeneralThe truth is in the middle... Pin
George28-Mar-00 16:10
memberGeorge28-Mar-00 16:10 
GeneralAre degrees useful ? Pin
Rob Wainwright28-Mar-00 2:57
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GeneralRe: Are degrees useful ? Pin
George28-Mar-00 15:48
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GeneralRe: Are degrees useful ? Pin
deepu29-Mar-00 4:20
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deepu29-Mar-00 4:20
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Mike Nordell4-Apr-00 10:33
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GeneralRe: Are degrees useful ? Pin
propro9-Apr-00 23:50
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