Patrick Thibodeau

Senior Editor

Patrick Thibodeau covers cloud computing and enterprise applications, outsourcing, government IT policies, data centers and IT workforce issues for Computerworld.

Intel works to end 'lost' data center devices

SaaS migrations put the squeeze on in-house software developers

SaaS migrations put the squeeze on in-house software developers

The number of software developers in the workforce is up from last year, but jobs in enterprise IT may become harder to find as more companies turn to cloud-based services.

IRS cut its cybersecurity staff by 11% over four years

IRS cut its cybersecurity staff by 11% over four years

As headcount is falling, cybersecurity spending at the agency is increasing.

IT workers win key ruling against visa-using firm

IT workers win key ruling against visa-using firm

Infosys had asked for a dismissal of the case brought by four IT workers. But the judge rejected outright dismissal.

IBM defends use of temp visa workers

IBM defends use of temp visa workers

A letter from IBM serves as both a defense of the H-1B program and an argument for its expansion.

H-1B employees crowd out other workers, says study

H-1B employees crowd out other workers, says study

A new paper found that winning additional H-1B visas has "an insignificant effect on patenting," and that "H-1Bs substantially crowd out employment of other workers."

Is IT work getting more stressful, or is it the Millennials?

IT work can be stressful, which has always been true. But a new survey says the stress level in IT may be rising. But why? Are IT managers demanding more? Are users increasingly impatient? Are IT workers expecting a better work-life...

All hail the next big job, the Chief IoT Officer

All hail the next big job, the Chief IoT Officer

IT may not be selected to handle the task because of its traditional inward focus.

Economist: The Internet of Things will deliver surge of productivity

Economist: The Internet of Things will deliver surge of productivity

Harvard economist Michael Porter foresees an IoT-led "real opportunity for a surge of growth -- a surge of productivity, a surge of innovation."

The Carly Fiorina teardown begins as '16 race heats up

The Carly Fiorina teardown begins as '16 race heats up

Now that former HP CEO Carly Fiorina has announced she's running for president, her tenure in the corporate world will be closely scrutinized.

Meet Bernie Sanders, H-1B skeptic

Meet Bernie Sanders, H-1B skeptic

The H-1B visa issue rarely surfaces during presidential races, but Sen. Bernie Sanders could change that in his quest for the 2016 Democratic presidential nomination.

Fury rises at Disney over use of foreign workers

Fury rises at Disney over use of foreign workers

At the end of last October, IT employees at Walt Disney Parks and Resorts were called one by one into conference rooms to receive notice of their layoffs.

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