Here are the Buffalo, NY Top IT News Stories of the Week (Mar. 6th) 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.
The Trump administration is starting to make good on a campaign promise to reform the H-1B program. A new policy now mandates any H-1B recipient must fill a specific, specialty role. For any H-1B visa to be approved, each applicant must be employed in a “specialty occupation,” and the employer agrees to remain in an employer-employee relationship with the visa holder for the duration of the visa’s validity period. If you’re looking for the TL;DR version of this policy, companies can no longer hire entry-level “software engineers”…Read More
It’s still a seller’s market in cybersecurity, where recruiters are aggressively contacting prospects and the majority of workers are keeping their options open for a better job offer. A new global survey of security professionals by (ISC)2 shows that while just 14% are actively on the job hunt, 84% say they would consider a new position this year. Some 46% say recruiters contact them weekly, and around 18% get daily calls even though they are not actively seeking new employment. Nearly 40% of those who are on the hunt…Read More
Digital transformations are in vogue these days, with CIOs winning plaudits for efforts that fortify business operations, generate new revenues streams, or both. But before IT leaders can initiate a bet-the-house overhaul, many must author a far more foundational transition: IT culture change. Rather than broken technology implementations, such as spaghetti legacy code and ERP upgrades running over schedule and over budget, these turnarounds are defined by toxic or anemic cultures emanating from mismanagement, employees…Read More
Multipurpose mobile carts, with integrated videoconferencing and other applications, have become a fixture in the medical field. Now, other businesses are catching on, particularlycompanies with manufacturing and warehousing operations. Today’s carts are smarter and better equipped than earlier models, says Jay Politzer, co-founder and chief administrative officer of Satchel Health. The Nashville, Tenn., company has developed mobile systems for skilled nursing facilities, built on Humanscale carts that come loaded with PCs…Read More
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