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IT execs on the move: March 2015

March has been a busy month for tech executives on the move. To read more about these hires and more, take a look at these summaries. 

Civil rights lawyer: Kleiner Perkins 'can't declare this as a win'

Last week, nearly a month after the Ellen Pao trial began, the jury in the case found that her former employer, Silicon Valley venture capital firm Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, was not guilty on four counts of gender discrimination and not guilty on one count of wrongful termination. 

Special Report: Inside the controversial H-1B visa program

In this four part series, FierceCIO takes a look at the continual controversy surrounding the H-1B foreign worker program, including who gets the visas, who hires the workers, and what the impacts are on the technology workforce in the U.S.

Closing arguments in Pao trial set to finish today

Yesterday marked the first day of closing arguments in the Ellen Pao gender discrimination trial against her former firm, tech venture capital behemoth Kleiner Perkins Caufield and Byers.

News Scan: IT spending and hiring on the upswing; Tech layoffs may leave scars for years to come; More

The top news stories for March 24, 2015.

Twitter the latest Silicon Valley firm accused of discrimination

If ever a region of the country needed a really good PR agent it is Silicon Valley, as the latest public attention focuses on a gender discrimination suit at Twitter.

Nation's only IT apprenticeship program fails to attract corporate players

It would seem that any potential source of new IT talent would be a welcome relief. But that hasn't been the case with the nation's only active IT apprenticeship program, which several months after its launch has failed to attract a single corporate employer.

News Scan: Open source, big data drive need for developers; Quality, staffing needs are behind increased IT outsourcing; More

The top news stories for March 20, 2015.

When it comes to diversity in IT, don't just focus on the bottom line

Diversity may be good for business, but more importantly, "it's the right thing to do," according to ThoughtWorks Managing Director of North America, Joanna Parke.

Tech firms do it best when it comes to luring new talent

What's in a name? Quite a lot it turns out, if you're a top technology company and you're trying to lure the nation's best and brightest tech talent.