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Wyoming to close data centers in cloud shift

The first state to deploy Google Apps makes its next step in moving the state's computing resources to cloud services


Best Places to Work in IT 2014: What employees want, what employers offer

Explore what matters most to IT workers and find out which of the top 100 organizations deliver with bountiful benefits, top-notch training, and more

Global in-house centers more cost effective than outsourcing

A new study from the Everest Group reports that most captive offshore centers deliver more savings than offshore outsourcing

Salary survey: Which IT jobs pay best, which IT jobs are iffy

Computerworld's survey of more than 3,500 IT pros shows that those with the right mix of technical skills and business savvy are in demand. Here's a look at trends in workers' job and pay satisfaction, along with their job security...

As IT hiring slows, freelancers are getting more work

Your next job may be as a hired gun as more companies recruit outsiders to fill positions once held by full-time staffers

6 IT outsourcing lessons learned from HealthCare.gov's troubled launch

Launch of HealthCare.gov is a stunning example of outsourced IT gone wrong. Here are the steps to take to ensure a smoother rollout

Offshore IT service providers are the leading users of L-1 visas

The IEEE-USA is calling for reform of the L-1 visa program, which unlike the H-1B visa has no cap or prevailing wage requirement

IBM sells customer care outsourcing unit for $505 million

IBM says it will remain in the field of business process outsourcing

Are you endangered? Offshoring now targets corporate IT jobs

Offshoring and productivity gains are expected to blow away 750,000 enterprise IT jobs by 2017

Offshoring will kill 1.5 million IT jobs by 2017

Report: Half of 2002's IT jobs in North America, Europe will be gone by 2017 due to offshoring, productivity improvements

DIY dev: Should you build your own app?

For businesses with the right talent and resources, developing your own apps can offer huge advantages. But it's not for everybody

Outsourced software project with 6,000 pages of specs ends badly

Orange County files lawsuit to recover damages from offshore firm Tata in tax system rewrite

Facebook and Infosys: Working hard to perpetuate H-1B hypocrisy

Silicon Valley is going all out to raise the cap on H-1B visas while at least half of Infosys's U.S employees are from overseas

Apple supplier Pegatron slammed for alleged labor abuses in China

China Labor Watch has released a report documenting alleged labor violations at Pegatron's factories in China

The vendor that was too good to be true

A vendor provides quality service, posts fast turnaround time, and is easy to work with. What's the catch?

How to evaluate the risk of outsourcing locations

It's time to stop assessing location-based risk in a vacuum because sometimes the 'riskiest' suppliers may have the most innovative solutions

Why tech manufacturing jobs are coming back to America

Companies are moving manufacturing closer to high-tech hubs to better protect intellectual property, serve customers

Progress at Foxconn factories, but working hours still exceed Chinese laws

Foxconn wants to bring its employees' working time to China's legal limit of 49 hours per week

Treat a cloud deployment as you would a home remodel

Cost, reliability, and security are obvious, but control and responsibility are often overlooked in choosing cloud services

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