By Phil Fersht on August 3, 2012
Having petty stories, like this Infosys visa issue, being blown up in the media is only causing negative emotions and xenophobia to be stirred up needlessly in this year’s political melting-pot. We operate in a global business climate these days, in case anyone hasn’t noticed… it’s time to embrace and compete, not resist and fall further behind.
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By Basab Pradhan on December 27, 2010
In August Congress passed a bill to fund enhanced border security which is now Public Law 111-230. The funding for this bill was achieved by increasing the visa fees for H-1B and L-1 visas by $2,000. The fees apply selectively to companies who employ more than 50 employees in the US and if 50% or […]
By Michael Coté on December 9, 2009
More details on what Smart Planet means for the Systems group at IBM.
By Jason Busch on December 4, 2009
A few weeks back, the comments section of Spend Matters was hijacked by a handful of protectionist nutcases. I won’t delve into the specifics in this column but needless to say, it’s a good thing for the pro H1-B Visa camp that it’s most vocal op…