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 Paul McDougall

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Editor At Large, InformationWeek
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Paul McDougall is a former editor for InformationWeek.
Articles by Paul McDougall
posted in August 2006

U.S. A Middling Fourth In Top 10 Countries For Tech Worker Value

8/22/2006
Here's the scenario: You're in charge of technology for a U.S. multinational, and you need to roll up 1,000 computer programmers fast to support a new business initiative. Do you choose homegrown talent, or do you outsource to some far-flung continent? Based on industry data and conversations I've had with senior tech executives, I've compiled a subjective list of the top 10 countries, from first to worst, that are the best options for fulfilling your company's IT labor requirements.

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Pepsi Outsources CEO Job To India

8/16/2006
Among the more frequent suggestions I hear from American tech workers opposed to outsourcing is this: "Why don't they just outsource the CEO?" Well, one major U.S. multinational just did…sort of.

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U.S. Tech Workers In Hot Demand Despite More Outsourcing

8/8/2006
So much for predictions that outsourcing would turn the United States into a nation of burger flippers. A new survey shows that most tech professionals are too busy working to worry about competition from low-cost labor in India. And here's the most stunning thing about all this.

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