I have read similiar articles and even though things are starting to slowly look better on paper I do not think we are going to see good improvements until companies start posting gains instead of loses. And the recent stories of companies books being understated is not going to help consumer confidance that companies are as strong as they say they are.
Simple minds, Simple thoughts!
I figure if you have the courage to get out of bed in the morning, then how bad can the day be.
Japan's the second largest economy in the world and are opening up to IT solutions.It's not visible enough because at present,even they are in the throes of a recession and moreover,very few out there know English.
What i infer from all the info at my hand is that Japan and China will be big names in IT in a period of say 5 years.
Anticipating a rise in demand for Japanese speaking IT professionals,i just started my Japanese language classes yesterday...it's tough...no doubt about that.