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Here are the Buffalo, NY Top IT News Stories of the Week (June. 30th) 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 Recruiting and IT Staffing for businesses in the Buffalo area.


Trump Threats On H-1B Visas Scaring India Outsourcers

India’s IT outsourcers have discovered Americans. On Thursday, Wipro announced that U.S. citizens now account for more than half of its U.S. workforce. They’ve hired over 1,600 employees by attracting and nurturing local talent instead of resorting to the now infamous H-1B. All of a sudden, the biggest Indian outsourcing firms have found U.S. citizen software engineers able to do the same job that the roughly 40,000 Indians they bring in annually on H-1B visas can do.  The threat of legal and immigration authorities pressuring the likes of Infosys…Read More


6 Ways to Prevent Burnout in Your IT Staff

IT pros everywhere feel stressed, and no wonder: Some 81% of CIOs believe that the amount of pressure on technology professionals is higher now than it was just five years ago, according to a 2016 survey of more than 2,500 CIOs conducted by IT staffing firm Robert Half Technology (RHT). Among those working in the IT trenches, Computerworld’s 2017 IT salary survey found that 46% think their job is either stressful or very stressful, with 18% saying their job is more stressful this year than it was the previous year. CIOs and HR consultants…Read More


Massive Cyberattack Traced To Tax Software

A worldwide cyberattack that affected companies in 64 different countries, including those in the United States, caused panic as security experts scrambled to find out how it happened. Microsoft now believes it can trace the origins of the cyberattack to a Ukrainian company’s tax accounting software. Microsoft has reported that “[i]nitial infection appears to involve a software supply-chain threat involving the Ukrainian company M.E.Doc, which develops tax accounting software, MEDoc.” The software giant went on to say that although…Read More


8 Common Project Management Mistakes — and How to Avoid Them

So many projects, so much mismanagement. That’s the refrain of many IT executives. Indeed, even with project management software, IT projects often wind up taking longer (much longer) than planned and costing more than budgeted. While no two projects are exactly the same, the issues that can affect — and potentially jeopardize — them are often quite similar. And even good project managers can make mistakes when wrangling a big, complex project — or when being bombarded with change requests. Here’s what IT…Read More


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