Development/Programming Career Articles

Report: IT Workers May See a Bump in Pay

IT organizations are budgeting to give employees a small pay increase in 2010, according to a recent report.

IT Hiring and Salaries Down, but Not Out

A report predicts that despite layoffs, IT salaries may weather 2009's general economic downturn.

Outsourcing Uptick May Be Ahead

Amid the current economic uncertainty, some businesses will probably opt to kill existing outsourcing arrangements to cut costs, but some in the industry expect the economic downturn to result in a net gain for outsourcers.

Microsoft Security Director Steps Down

Redmond's security team is undergoing a revamp with the announcement that Andrew Cushman, director of Microsoft's Security Response Center, will be stepping down to be replaced by group manager Mike Reavey.

Microsoft Lays Off 1,400; More Coming

Microsoft announced lower than expected earnings for its second fiscal quarter said that it will eliminate 5,000 jobs over the next 18 months.

Outsourcing: Where the Jobs Are

When the going gets tough, it's the jobs that get going -- increasingly overseas.

UPDATE: Borland Sheds Staff, Faces Challenges

Application lifecycle management tools maker Borland Software CEO Tod Nielsen has left the company to join VMware as chief operating officer.

Gartner: Enterprises Are Getting More 'SaaS-y'

The survey found that most of its respondents have some plans for SaaS.

IBM Offers Cloud Computing Help

Big Blue rolled out initiatives to help organizations assess cloud computing costs and deployments.

No Deep Cuts for IT Spending Seen in 2009

A Computer Economics study finds IT organizations have already cut staffing to the bone.

Microsoft Rolls Out Services Connector CTP

Microsoft has introduced a new Windows server component to seamlessly connect Active Directory users to Microsoft-based services and other services residing in the Internet cloud.

PDC: HP Startup Tests Windows Azure Cloud Platform

An online startup company migrated some of its operations into the cloud by using Microsoft Windows Azure services.

Google Android Flaw Reopens Open Source Security Debate

A security flaw in Google's new Android operating system discovered recently by independent researchers further underscores the security debate between open source and proprietary software.

Coming to Terms With Cloud Computing

Analysts define an airy concept that's currently looming large on the IT horizon.

MSPAlliance, Microsoft To Work Together

The International Association of Managed Service Providers (MSPAlliance) and Microsoft today said they are joining forces to better educate and certify companies using Microsoft IT management tools.

HP's Big EDS Plans Include Big Cuts

HP's absorption of outsourcing firm EDS also includes a plan to cut its workforce.

Lumbering Global Economy Affects IT Industry

A second-quarter survey found sluggish IT spending in both North America and Europe.

Report Outlines SMB SaaS Strategies for Vendors

Delivering hosted solutions to businesses takes planning, and this report describes some of the steps to take.

Coverity Offers Java Code Readiness Service

The new tool is designed to help managers assess code quality before it's shipped.

Survey: IT Hiring and Pay Still Up, But Employers 'Cautious'

With the U.S. economy still circling and unemployment on the rise, it's a good time to be in IT -- relatively speaking.

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