Move comes as it also brings some customer-facing support jobs back to the U.S.
AT&T last month trumpeted the fact that it would end offshore outsourcing arrangements for certain customer-service functions and bring that work to the United States. But it appears to be sending some behind-the-scenes operations out of the country at the same time. AT&T is expanding its relationship with Indian outsourcer Tech Mahindra, which is partly owned by British Telecom, say sources with knowledge of the company's plans. At least 24 software developers at AT&T's Orlando, Fla., billing center will be laid off by March and their work moved to Tech Mahindra. An AT&T spokesman confirms the Orlando cuts but says they're not part of a wider offshoring push.
5 Top Federal Initiatives For 2015As InformationWeek Government readers were busy firming up their fiscal year 2015 budgets, we asked them to rate more than 30 IT initiatives in terms of importance and current leadership focus. No surprise, among more than 30 options, security is No. 1. After that, things get less predictable.