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  • Federal IT spending decreasing by billions

    Federal IT spending is declining dramatically, from a peak of $80 billion in 2010 to $70 billion in the 2014 fiscal year.

    Written by Patrick Thibodeau15 Oct. 13 21:03
  • Software developer wages fall 2% as workforce expands

    The U.S. tech industry added nearly 64,000 software related jobs last year, but as the workforce expanded, the average size of workers' pay checks declined by nearly 2%.

    Written by Patrick Thibodeau16 May 13 20:38
  • Opinion: Big Data, big business, big government, bigger brother

    In his 1990 book "The New Realities," Peter Drucker noted: "Knowledge is information that changes something or somebody - either by becoming grounds for action, or by making an individual (or an institution) capable of different and more effective action." And that is what Big Data is delivering ... new knowledge, new insights and new actions, all of which will give us new problems to deal with.

    Written by Mark Gibbs25 Feb. 13 06:13
  • Tech job market on the upswing

    To see the state of the job market for tech workers, just look at the headlines over the past few months:

    Written by Network World staff26 Nov. 12 22:02
  • 100,000 new jobs for tech industry through midyear 2012, report says

    Three of the four high-tech job sectors analyzed by TechAmerica Foundation saw positive job growth in the first half of 2012, amounting to nearly 100,000 new jobs for the tech industry. The organization called the gains "modest," however, and warned against taking the industry's relative job strength for granted.

    Written by Ann Bednarz25 Oct. 12 18:31
  • TechAmerica: US IT industry adds jobs in 2011

    The U.S. technology industry added 115,000 jobs in the first half of 2011, nearly erasing job losses in the sector during 2010, according to a new report from the TechAmerica Foundation.

    Written by Grant Gross06 Oct. 11 03:23