Tech companies hire contractors to keep the official headcount low -- a move that pleases investors and frees up millions of dollars to retain superstars in fields like artificial intelligence. But what does that mean for everyday IT workers?
Those that have spent their lifetime in IT are faced with either moving on or even finding a different career altogether. Here are some recommendations that can extend the life of the IT pro indefinitely.
Microsoft has confirmed plans to acquire GitHub in a stock deal worth $7.5 billion. Open source software is GitHub's sweet spot, and many are concerned with what could happen to the platform under Microsoft's care.