Why 10 hours for a newbie and 30 days for a "programmer"

Mark Talluto userev at canelasoftware.com
Fri Sep 3 12:00:33 EDT 2004

On Sep 3, 2004, at 8:38 AM, Dan Shafer wrote:

> Schools typically want software free or at very low cost and they are 
> (speaking from personal experience) very tough support customers 
> because of turnover, lack of time and resources for most teachers and 
> students to really dive in and learn a single program in the context 
> of an academic calendar, and relatively infrequent use of any single 
> piece of software. They are a difficult market to penetrate as well; 
> the decision-maker is very often someone not on the org chart in a 
> place where you could expect them to be. I'm sure things have gotten 
> better since my last foray into that market, but making money there is 
> a real challenge.

I have been in that market for 8 years now and agree that it is a tough 
nut to crack.

Best regards,
Mark Talluto

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