Offshoring to sweep away 1.5 M IT jobs: Report

About 1.5 million information technology jobs will be lost by 2017 due to offshoring, technology development and slow business growth,...

September 3rd, 2013 Nestor E. Arellano

Do programmers have a future?

Do programmers have a future?

Despite an upswing in the IT economy, programmers are having a hard time finding jobs that pay them what they're...

October 4th, 2012 brian bloom

IDC: Offshoring IT keeps Canadian firms competitive

IDC: Offshoring IT keeps Canadian firms competitive

When IT jobs move out of Canada, they often leave better ones behind, says an industry analyst.For the first time,...

June 14th, 2012 brian bloom

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

Displaced IT workers stand to lose federal help

Displaced IT workers stand to lose federal help

For the past two years, tech workers who lost their jobs because of offshore outsourcing could get federal benefits to...

January 6th, 2011 Patrick Thibodeau

Offshoring not helping IT’s jobless recovery

Offshoring not helping IT’s jobless recovery

The latest government labour report shows lower-than-expected job growth in the U.S. last month, along with a rising unemployment rate,...

December 6th, 2010 Patrick Thibodeau

How the ‘tech worker visa’ is remaking IT

How the ‘tech worker visa’ is remaking IT

When Congress created the H-1B visa program 20 years ago this month, it sent the American IT industry into uncharted...

November 17th, 2010 Patrick Thibodeau

Obama softens his tone on offshoring

Obama softens his tone on offshoring

 WASHINGTON -- A few months ago, Congress raised the fees on H-1B visas , and mid-term election candidates, the Democrats...

November 10th, 2010 Patrick Thibodeau

Can the U.S. exploit offshore wind energy?

Can the U.S. exploit offshore wind energy?

If wind is ever to be a significant part of the energy equation in this country we'll need to take...

October 13th, 2010 Michael Cooney