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Here are the Buffalo, NY Top IT News Stories of the Week (Apr. 17th) as based on the story’s likes, shares, and interactions from our social media sites. The content provided is mainly for Buffalo-Based IT Professionals to help keep them informed as they continue to impact and grow Buffalo’s tech reputation. We provide IT Staffing services and Business Tech Support for businesses in the Buffalo area.

InfoTech WNY Releases Finalist for Annual Best in Tech Awards

InfoTech WNY has released its list of finalists for its annual BETAS awards. Winners will be announced at a May 4th event at Buffalo RiverWorks. Those interested in attending can visit this page. Each year the BETAS honors the best and brightest in the WNY IT Community.  This year, we will be hosting the BETAS at Buffalo RiverWorks on May 4, 2017.  Our annual event will include the BETAS Awards Ceremony and Technology Showcase.  Click below to purchase tickets to attend the BETAS Awards & Register to attached the FREE Technology Showcase. Read More

Tech Salaries Dip Slightly, Ready to Rebound: Study

According to a new study from PayScale, the overall job market is healthy. But when it comes to the tech sector, things aren’t so rosy, with the analytics firm seeing a slight downturn with regard to salaries. PayScale notes that technology industry wages have dipped in the first quarter of 2017, down 0.2 percent versus Q4 2016. As it goes on to note: “It’s a relatively small deviation from almost two years of a consistent upwards trend.” This is an anomaly to the national trend, which sees wages up 2.1 percent overall. This echoes Dice’s own…Read More

How Brexit Will Impact Global CIOs and IT Services

The countdown to the United Kingdom’s separation from the European Union began in late March when U.K. prime minister Theresa May officially triggered the “Brexit.” With just less than two years until the U.K. is officially out of the EU, the date of departure is one of the few certainties regarding the situation. “No country has ever travelled this path, and there is no turning back,” says Craig Wright, managing director for business transformation and outsourcing advisory firm Pace Harmon. But global CIOs cannot afford to simply wait  and see…Read More

It’s True: Tech Workers Want to Work From Home

Working from home (or at least not going into the office every day) is important to many of us. A new study from Quartz resurfaces the idea that a strong remote working culture is important to employees from every sector, with tech leading the way. Examining U.S. Census data in combination with other sources such as the American Time Use Survey, Quartz discovered that roughly 300,000 tech workers reported not going into an office space daily in 2015. Parsing the figures further, it believes that’s about eight percent of the entire…Read More

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