Want to read Slashdot from your mobile device? Point it at m.slashdot.org and keep reading!

 



Forgot your password?
typodupeerror
Note: You can take 10% off all Slashdot Deals with coupon code "slashdot10off." ×
IT

Submission + - Obama goes full throttle on Outsourcing->

sycodon writes: In what I can only describe as a major WTF is going on here moment, a federal agency (Agency for International Development) run by a hand-picked Obama appointee (Rajiv Shah) has launched a $22 million program to train workers, including 3,000 specialists in IT and related functions, in South Asia. Following their training, the tech workers will be placed with outsourcing vendors in the region that provide offshore IT and business services to American companies looking to take advantage of the Asian subcontinent's low labor costs. Correct me if I'm wrong, but with today's economy, the last thing we need is the Federal Government helping foreign firms undercut the U.S. IT Labor force.
Link to Original Source
This discussion was created for logged-in users only, but now has been archived. No new comments can be posted.

Obama goes full throttle on Outsourcing

Comments Filter:

Adding manpower to a late software project makes it later. -- F. Brooks, "The Mythical Man-Month"

Working...