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TADATSUGU SHIMAZU, Nikkei staff writer December 11, 2018 12:10 JST | Japan
TOKYO -- As the global shortage of skilled information technology experts hits Japan hard, companies are scrambling to lure and keep top talent with hefty annual pay packages.
NTT Data announced on Dec. 4 a new performance-based pay system aimed at attracting high flyers in the fields of artificial intelligence and the internet of things.
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