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Microsoft, Rubio, Sessions and the H-1B ground war

Microsoft is laying off workers, Sen. Marco Rubio is running for president, Sen. Jeff Sessions sees a surplus of unemployed IT workers -- and all are talking about the H-1B visa program

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A look at California's effort to build an H-1B firewall

It's not just California that's trying: N.J. lawmakers passed an anti-offshoring bill that was later vetoed by Gov. Chris Christie

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A California backlash rises over foreign IT worker replacements

State lawmakers want to use regulatory power to keep utilities from offshoring jobs and ask feds for broader investigation

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IT workers replaced by foreign labor may regain federal benefit

Southern California Edison workers may have been among the last to qualify under Trade Adjustment Assistance

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Labor Dept. plans H-1B probe -- one that could have an impact

The department will investigate IT offshoring at Southern California Edison

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In a turnabout, Disney ABC TV cancels plans to outsource IT jobs

Layoffs in the Disney development team have been rescinded after news reports of the company's outsourcing moves created a furor

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Midsize U.S. cities offer attractive alternative to offshoring IT

Syracuse, Jacksonville, Tampa and Lansing top the list of American hot spots for IT and business process services

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IT workers win key ruling against visa-using firm

Infosys had asked for the dismissal of a discrimination case brought by four IT workers, but the judge rejected outright dismissal

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H-1B employees crowd out other workers, says study

Three economists use a new approach to looking at H-1B hiring, which also shows they lower wages

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H-1B cap is reached with 'high number' of visa requests

A lottery will again be used to distribute the H-1B visas

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New software development success metrics

As project delivery models evolve to be more iterative and agile, success metrics of cost, scope and deadline lose their relevance. This is particularly true for the most significant and strategic efforts that involve customer-facing,...

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White House making it easier to get an L-1 visa

The White House has released a memo intended to give clarity over how businesses may use the temporary L-1 work visa, a document derided by critics of the H-1B visa.

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What GM and HP can teach us about outsourcing software development

GM's decision to cut H-P and bring software development in house illustrates why most companies can't--and shouldn't--take IT strategy cues from GM.

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Robotic process automation: The new IT job killer?

Robotic process automation has higher-value IT tasks in its cross-hairs but could be the best antidote to outsourcing yet

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Why culture is as important as skill for outsourced agile teams

The success of agile teams, especially outsourced or embedded agile teams, depends as much on their cultural fit as the skills of individual team members

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How CIOs can earn back credibility

Business counterparts are questioning the CIO's role, purpose and credibility. Here's what CIOs must do to build their personal and departmental credibility and help advance greater company business and strategic goals

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Stop selling software development short

In the decade of the developer, enterprises need to revisit how they budget for and measure the value of software development

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

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