IBM has opened up a software development lab in Manchester, focusing on various systems programs that run on its Power Systems iron. The lab is leveraging the bit-twiddling expertise that Big Blue gained when it bought Transitive back in November 2008. Transitive is the commercial implementation of emulation work done in the …
Works for a software company taken over by IBM, the first thing they did was dump 90% of the workforce and replace them with "offshore resource"
I'm sure this new lab will do wonders for the population diversity of manchester!
On the other hand..
the article states that the Transitive lab has grown in numbers.
Never been to Manchester?
it is a highly diverse population already.
Watch the opening
We recorded (actually we played it live too) the opening comments from Rod Adkins, http://bit.ly/stglabmanc
60 software developers in 2004
I think they may only have had 60 staff in 2004, not 60 developers. This would have included managers, admin, it folks and other support staff.