Patrick Thibodeau

Senior Editor

Patrick Thibodeau covers Internet of Things, enterprise applications, outsourcing, government IT policies, data centers and IT workforce issues for Computerworld.

Issa bill would kill a big H-1B loophole

Rep. Pascrell's H-1B bill is a message to Democrats

Rep. Pascrell's H-1B bill is a message to Democrats

U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell (D-N.J.) introduced an H-1B reform bill that, he said, has little chance of being enacted this year. He said he proposed the bill to make the case for reform of the controversial visa.

The H-1B positions of Clinton and Trump

The H-1B positions of Clinton and Trump

With the political conventions about to get underway, it's a good time to take stock of where the major candidates stand.

What Silicon Valley doesn’t say in its Trump attack

What Silicon Valley doesn’t say in its Trump attack

Though Silicon Valley leaders say Donald Trump would be bad for innovation, the disaster they fear is already ongoing in America.

Review: Acer Chromebook 14 for Work aims at corporate IT

Review: Acer Chromebook 14 for Work aims at corporate IT

The Acer Chromebook 14 for Work, which is aimed at corporate IT, gives a strong first impression and doesn't disappoint.

GE and Microsoft team on IoT platform

GE and Microsoft team on IoT platform

It will be easier to integrate tools such as Microsoft's Cortana, the intelligent personal assistant, with Predix, GE's industrial IoT system.

Feds to hire 3,500 cybersecurity pros by year's end

Feds to hire 3,500 cybersecurity pros by year's end

The U.S. government is trying to improve the recruiting and retention of cybersecurity professionals.

Clinton: It's 'heartbreaking' when IT workers must train H-1B replacements

Clinton: It's 'heartbreaking' when IT workers must train H-1B replacements

Presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton on Monday criticized the replacement of U.S. IT workers by foreign labor but did not offer a plan to fix it.

After 12 years seeking H-1B reform, Rep. Pascrell tries again

After 12 years seeking H-1B reform, Rep. Pascrell tries again

Rep. Bill Pascrell (D-N.J.) has been pushing for H-1B reform for a dozen years. He's still at it.

Tata’s Buffalo office, Clinton’s ‘brainchild,’ since closed

Tata’s Buffalo office, Clinton’s ‘brainchild,’ since closed

Tata Consultancy Services' office in Buffalo, now closed, had controversy surrounding it from the start because of its connection to offshore outsourcing.

Boston is nation’s top tech-talent exporter

Boston is nation’s top tech-talent exporter

The country's top small tech-labor market was Kansas City, Missouri, with a tech labor force at 48,500 and a five-year growth rate of 42 percent. It was closely followed by Charlotte, N.C.

Democrats support ‘ambitious’ tech investment

Democrats support ‘ambitious’ tech investment

The just-released draft of the Democratic party platform saves its biggest push for the areas of clean energy and infrastructure investment.

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