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  • IT workers replaced by foreign labor may regain federal benefit

    As Southern California Edison (SCE) began replacing its IT workers with foreign labor, several IT employees asked the U.S. government for help. They submitted an application for Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA), and explained why they believe trade played a role in their job loss.

    Written by Patrick Thibodeau24 June 15 20:07
  • Stung, White House orders rapid cybersecurity fixes

    The White House has ordered federal agencies to take immediate steps to make some basic cybersecurity fixes. The move follows a massive breach of government employee records.

    Written by Patrick Thibodeau16 June 15 06:16
  • IBM defends use of temp visa workers

    IBM says the growth in technologies such as cloud, analytics, mobile and security is "exacerbating the skills shortage" in the tech industry, and underscores the need for temporary foreign tech workers.

    Written by Patrick Thibodeau23 May 15 03:11
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  • Obama pushes tech startup community for more diversity

    WASHINGTON -- If startups in the tech sector and other high-growth industries are going to continue to emerge and thrive, the business landscape must become a more inclusive environment, one that is more welcoming of women, minorities and regions outside major urban and university centers, the White House is warning.

    Written by Kenneth Corbin06 Aug. 15 23:25
  • CIO role is crucial to federal data governance

    As federal agencies find themselves awash in data collected through far-flung cloud, mobile and sensor-enabled IT systems, the CIO has a pivotal role to play in establishing sound governance structures.

    Written by Kenneth Corbin23 July 15 00:24
  • Will the White House disappoint on H-1B displacements?

    A top White House official told House lawmakers this week that the replacement of U.S. workers by H-1B visa holders is troubling and not supposed to happen. But it is hard to tell whether the administration will do anything about it. The signals are mixed.

    Written by Patrick Thibodeau17 July 15 20:45
  • Premier 100 IT Leader: Alissa Johnson

    A peculiar atmosphere takes hold within <a href="http://www.whitehouse.gov">White House</a> IT operations as a change in presidential administrations nears: The enthusiasm for undertaking new projects seems to wane.

    Written by Patrick Thibodeau23 Feb. 15 22:42
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