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How technology is transforming New Orleans

New Orleans may not be known as a tech hub, but it's slowly developing thanks to the current pace of technology.

H1-B Visa Abuse

U.S. law allows low H-1B wages; just look at Apple

Apple's a great example of how the H-1B system can work, and where the visa goes wrong.

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LinkedIn tip: How to turn off activity broadcasts

If you're looking for your next IT job, disable this LinkedIn setting to prevent tipping off your manager.

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This Mother’s Day, a look at women in IT

We revisit some of the women making names for themselves in tech, and take a deeper look at the overall state of gender diversity in the field.

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‘So, what do you do?’

Your happiness can be affected by how closely you identify with what you do for a living.

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Leadership for the IT revolution

Which type of leader will come to the fore in this dynamic time?

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IT worker who trained H-1B-holding replacement aims for Congress

Craig Diangelo, a one-time IT worker at Northeast Utilities in Connecticut who had to train his H-1B-visa-holding replacement, is running for Congress.

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Do IT certifications still matter?

IT certifications are a hot topic. But are they necessary?

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CW@50: Sharky's greatest hits

A collection of some of the most outrageous 'true tales of IT life' that 'pilot fish' have ever shared with Sharky and fellow readers of Computerworld's Shark Tank over the years.

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Career advice: Moving into DevOps

A programmer asks our Premier 100 IT Leader how to make the change.

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Mingis on Tech: The ongoing H-1B debate (and Facebook Live's fate)

It looks like some changes may be coming to the controversial H-1B visa program in the U.S. But the same can't be said for Facebook Live.

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H-1B giant Infosys gets carrot -- and stick -- to hire ‘Americans’

IT offshore outsourcing giant Infosys plans to hire 10,000 "American workers" over the next two years.

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Is IT having an identity crisis?

The perception of IT's value and its status within an organization are in constant flux. Here's how to stay relevant.

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Is Donald Trump right about H-1B visa abuse?

This is a case of Trump being on the right track, and the tech industry off it.

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Career Watch: Be wary of IT employment contracts

An attorney warns about the gotchas in employment contracts; security jobs go begging; master's degrees in computer science pay off.

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If software eats everything, are network engineers on the menu?

Good programming practices - including interactive syntax checking, code review, component testing and eliminating redundancy by writing code once and using it many times -- may have much to teach network engineers as they pivot to an...

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Should your next big hire be a chief A.I. officer?

As companies increasingly turn to artificial intelligence to make sense of big data, communicate with customers, and find answers to vexing questions, some say it's time to think about hiring a chief A.I. officer.

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Fired IT workers to file discrimination lawsuit

Only a few civil cases have alleged national origin discrimination in offshore outsourcing, but interest in raising this issue appears to be gaining ground.

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FAQ: The real impact of Trump’s H-1B executive order

There may not be a will in Congress to enact much real H-1B-related change anytime soon.

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Use LinkedIn a lot? Read its new privacy policy — carefully.

At the very least, it’s a reminder that social media embarrassments are forever.

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