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Grassley's Position on H-1B Called ‘Protectionist’

Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) is leading an effort to make H-1B visas available to more workers.

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Deutsche Bank Signs 10-Year Private Cloud Deal With HP

German lender moves to OpenStack platform in deal worth 'billions' of dollars

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U.S. to Allow Some H-1B Worker Spouses to Work

The White House today is giving final approval to a rule change that will allow some H-1B visa workers' spouses to get jobs.

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The Top 10 U.S. Locations for Service Centers

Outside of China or India, Syracuse, N.Y., may be the top location in the U.S. to establish a service center, according to a new report.

The Outsourcing Conundrum: Recompete, Restructure or Renegotiate?

Several things can fall through the cracks in the initial months after signing a multi-year outsourcing contract. CIO’s need to anticipate and prepare for these challenges in the initial months of a contract.

Infosys to acquire startup Panaya to automate customer tasks

The company hopes to get more cost-efficient in the delivery of its services by using automation

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So Cal Edison's Path to the Center of the H-1B Debate

Southern California Edison was known for good pay and benefits before it began laying off IT workers and replacing them with H-1B visa holders.

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How an Outsourcing Contract Can Boost IT Service Provider Performance

IT Outsourcing customers look to service providers to cut costs and improve efficiency, in addition there is the increasing expectation for providers to also deliver business results. Here are some secrets to using your outsourcing...

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7 Key Success Factors for Your IT Project in India

While outsourcing to India is a good idea, one needs to address the inevitable additional workload with preemptive measures. Here's how better business analysis, narrative use cases and cross-cultural competence that is specific to...

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Rep. Issa Calls So. Calif. Edison Tech Layoffs 'Deeply Disturbing'

The layoffs of IT workers at Southern California Edison has drawn the attention of Rep. Darrell Issa, (R-Calif.), who wants the utility to explain the layoffs and whether H-1B visa holders are being used to replace American workers.

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Southern California Edison IT Workers 'Beyond Furious' Over H-1B Replacements

IT workers at Southern California Edison are being laid off and replaced by workers from India. Some employees are training their H-1B visa holding replacements, and many have already lost their jobs.

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Buyers’ Market Led to Strong 2014 for IT Outsourcing Deals

Last year was one of the strongest ever for the IT services industry, but providers will have to make changes to thrive in the current buyers’ market.

Salesforce leads $41M investment in 'quote to cash' firm Apttus

The startup's cloud apps are built on the Salesforce1 platform.

3 Things CSOs Can Learn From CPOs

The role of the CSO and CIO has been changing dramatically and sometimes, it can be hard to keep up -- but there are some tricks that CSOs and CIOs can pick up from their Chief Procurement Officers.

Microsoft previews free, updated Power BI business intelligence tool

A new edition of the company's data visualization tool is now freely downloadable

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How an MSP Can Help Your Company Get Its Groove Back

Managed service providers (MSPs) are rapidly becoming the gold standard for outsourcing the day-to-day management responsibilities and operations of corporations worldwide, so the IT staff can focus on R&D, new products and better...

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Obama, in India, Will Get Earful About the H-1B Visa

President Barack Obama can expect to hear a lot about the H-1B visa when he arrives Sunday in India for a three-day visit.

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Anti-H-1B Senator to Head Immigration Panel

The Senate's two top Republican critics of temporary worker immigration, specifically the H-1B and L-1 visas, now hold the two most important immigration posts in the Senate.

Ravello promises enterprises cross-cloud app flexibility

Newly infused with a fresh $28 million in funding, this startup is betting its future on 'nested virtualization' technology.

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