Patrick Thibodeau

Senior Editor

Patrick Thibodeau covers Internet of Things, enterprise applications, outsourcing, government IT policies, data centers and IT workforce issues for Computerworld.

5 reasons why China will rule tech, 2017 edition

Cobol plays major role in U.S. government breaches

Cobol plays major role in U.S. government breaches

For the best security protection, government systems must be modernized

Trump budget would fund border wall, but slash science and research

Trump budget would fund border wall, but slash science and research

U.S. funding for supercomputers could also be at risk as Trump's federal budget outline represents a major shift in U.S. priorities

NSA, DOE see China nearing supercomputing leadership

NSA, DOE see China nearing supercomputing leadership

China's computing efforts are a threat to U.S. national security and may undermine profitable parts of the U.S. economy, a new report warns

Fears arise that Trump has dropped ball on H-1B reform

Fears arise that Trump has dropped ball on H-1B reform

Some say that even if President Trump doesn't fulfill his campaign promises with changes in the law, some companies will outsource less just to avoid getting on his bad side.

Trump’s revised travel ban may still hurt tech

Trump’s revised travel ban may still hurt tech

President Donald Trump's revised travel ban, released Monday, ensures that H-1B visa workers from banned countries won't have problems -- as long as they stay in the U.S.

Lawmakers try again to stop call center offshoring

Lawmakers try again to stop call center offshoring

If the legislation passes, U.S. customers would have the right to request that their calls are transferred to a call center agent physically based in the U.S.

U.S. suspends fast-track H-1B processing, blames backlog

U.S. suspends fast-track H-1B processing, blames backlog

The six-month suspension of premium processing was described as 'unprecedented' by one immigration attorney

H-1B reform bill unites political opposites

H-1B reform bill unites political opposites

With co-sponsors of Rep. Bill Pascrell’s H-1B bill representing a broad political range, this bill could actually pass

Renewed effort begins to save California university’s IT jobs

Renewed effort begins to save California university’s IT jobs

New legislation would bar offshore outsourcing at state universities

White House H-1B plan puts U.S. workers in front

White House H-1B plan puts U.S. workers in front

President Trump “has made clear” his interest in creating “a merit-based system,” spokesman says

Trump eyes end to an H-1B system that favors largest outsourcers

Trump eyes end to an H-1B system that favors largest outsourcers

The top 10 H-1B list explains why Trump wants to change the visa lottery

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