Articles By Patrick Thibodeau

IT job seekers face hot, yet terrible, market

IT job seekers face hot, yet terrible, market

The IT job market is either hot or lackluster, but mostly it is difficult for anyone who is seeking a...

July 12th, 2012 Patrick Thibodeau
IBM freezes salaries of executives, many workers

IBM freezes salaries of executives, many workers

FRAMINGHAM, MASS. -- IBM this year won't be awarding pay raises to its executives or to many of its workers.The...

June 28th, 2012 Patrick Thibodeau
‘Nuclear free’ city grants waiver for HP

‘Nuclear free’ city grants waiver for HP

FRAMINGHAM, Mass. - In 1983, a made-for-TV movie called The Day After that featured the nuclear destruction of Kansas City...

June 22nd, 2012 Patrick Thibodeau
Outsourcing allows ability to refocus IT

Outsourcing allows ability to refocus IT

Consumers Energy has hired an outsourcer to take over some of its day-to-day IT operations, and it hopes the move...

May 28th, 2012 Patrick Thibodeau
MIT and others launch a tech education revolution

MIT and others launch a tech education revolution

MIT's free online course, 6.002x: Circuits and Electronics, is a hit. The course, which began in March and ends on...

April 26th, 2012 Patrick Thibodeau
Ease vs. risk: Remote data centre power management

Ease vs. risk: Remote data centre power management

FRAMINGHAM, Mass. -- From the comfort of your couch, maybe via a tablet in hand, you can now turn on...

April 16th, 2012 Patrick Thibodeau
Emerging software tools help boost IT spending projections

Emerging software tools help boost IT spending projections

Overall U.S. tech spending is forecast to grow by 7.1% this year and then by 7.4% in 2012, according to...

April 10th, 2012 Patrick Thibodeau
What IT managers say to get the CIO’s OK

What IT managers say to get the CIO’s OK

When data center and facility managers meet with the CIO about new equipment, the conversations are rarely easy. The equipment...

April 3rd, 2012 Patrick Thibodeau
India’s IT firms hire U.S. workers as they fight for visas

India’s IT firms hire U.S. workers as they fight for visas

India's IT firms have been lobbying U.S. officials to improve access to work visas by telling them, in part, that...

March 29th, 2012 Patrick Thibodeau
Offshoring shrinks number of IT jobs, study says

Offshoring shrinks number of IT jobs, study says

The number of IT jobs at large corporations is declining significantly, but within 10 years this exodus may end as...

March 22nd, 2012 Patrick Thibodeau