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posted in July 2006
TCS Leads India's IT Push Toward China
News  |  7/28/2006
It's opening a joint venture there with three Chinese companies, and Microsoft
More Penny-Pinching HMOs Outsource Americans' Private Medical Data To India
Commentary  |  7/25/2006
If you've had some nasty or embarrassing illness in the past 12 months, perhaps an ailment so unusual or damning you'd prefer to hide it from your employer, friends, and loved ones, then here's a shocker: There's a good chance a stranger in far-off India knows all about it. And the kicker: It was your health care provider that told him of your secret battle with plantar warts, rampant hirsutism, and pathological addiction to eBay.
Interesting Spam Article
Commentary  |  7/23/2006
"The State Of Spam," by Christopher Heun, provides a good catch-up on current spam volume, its changing nature, and current enforcement activities (governmental and private sector alike). It's a must-read for anybody who deals with junk e-mail on a daily basis.
Group Wants U.S. Gov. To Reveal Who's Asking For H-1B Workers Now
Commentary  |  7/19/2006
Should the U.S. Dept. of Labor provide public access to a government database that purportedly contains information about employers planning to hire H-1B workers for fiscal 2007, which starts on Oct. 1, 2006? Kim Berry, president of advocate group Programmers Guild, says he wants U.S. tech workers to have the chance to more fairly compete for jobs that might otherwise go to foreigners. U.S. workers should have the opportunity right now to look at requests employers have made to the DOL to fill
Health Care Providers The Latest To Ship IT Work To India
News  |  7/14/2006
"We cannot increase our rates, yet health care costs are rising," one CIO says. "So if you're dealing with those two things, you are constantly battling your administrative costs to find better ways to do business."
Doing H-1B Math, In Dollars And Sense
Commentary  |  7/13/2006
Foreign tech workers who enter the U.S. with H-1B visas are paid about $25,000 a year less than American workers with the same skills, according to the Programmers Guild, an advocate organization for U.S. tech professionals. And the guild's president, Kim Berry, is hoping that Congress will "correct" current wage rules that are supposed to keep the pay playing field level between American professionals and H-1B visa holders, but aren't. Current regulations have loopholes that allow employers
Despite Bomb Blast, Infosys Shares Rise On Big Quarterly Gains
News  |  7/12/2006
Revenues for the three months ended June 30 jumped 39%, net income climbed 43%, and the company added 38 new customers.
Why India's Wage Inflation Won't Bring Outsourced Tech Jobs Back To The U.S.
Commentary  |  7/11/2006
U.S. companies outsource to India primarily to save money. But tech wages on the subcontinent are rising at about 15% per year. Many U.S. programmers welcome this news--as Indian salaries rise, it's less likely that their jobs will be offshored. Or so they think. But a conversation I had this morning with the CEO of one of India's fastest-growing outsourcers reveals why jobs sent to India aren't coming back anytime soon.
Imtech, IWF Team
News  |  7/11/2006
Imtech Telecom has become a member of the Internet Watch Foundation
Google's Gdrive Stands For 'Government Drive'
Commentary  |  7/10/2006
Blogger Corsin Camichel reports sighting Google's Gdrive, the company's long-rumored online storage service, following an expedition into Writely's directory structure. Camichel says he discovered a test page for Gdrive, code-named "Platypus," in the main directory of Google's Writely online word processor. And he kindly posted a
India's Refusal To Open Domestic Markets Could Put Outsourcing Industry At Risk
Commentary  |  7/5/2006
Technology and business services outsourcing is India's Golden Goose. But the country's refusal to open many of its own markets to foreign competition may be putting that gilded bird's future at risk, and along with it, the ability of U.S. companies to freely tap the Indian IT talent they say they need. Here's the connection...
Proposed GM-Nissan-Renault Deal: Innovative Or Unpatriotic?
Commentary  |  7/3/2006
A friend who works in IT at General Motors has been keeping some odd hours lately. GM is in the process of creating one global IT organization, and my friend is working with IT pros on the other side of the world who are pouring their morning tea just as most Michiganders are getting ready to call it a night.


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