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August 24, 2010 | Source: Computerworld

As the effects of accelerating technology ripple across the corporate world and combine with the forces of the Web, mobile computing, consumerization and virtualization, “traditional IT organizations won’t look [the way] they do now,” says Thomas Druby, an IT executive.

To address the gap between college and real-world experience, the ACM has introduced new curriculum guidelines forĀ undergraduate IT programs that address how computing is manifested in industries such as law, health, finance and government. The guidelines are also influenced by trends such as the globalization of IT development processes, the ubiquitous use of Web technologies, and the emergence of Web services, software-as-a-service and cloud computing,