Re: Could be good for the techies
It would be good for the techkies that are not laid off due to not having a client to stick up for them during layoffs. They'd avoid stagnation and keep their skills current -- assuming IBM doesn't just lay them off.
And it would be good for IBM too. Staff more current. Staff better trained. If they were to actually train current staff on new technology.
BUT IBM gave up keeping tech staff up to date 2 decades ago.
Now they layoff the old and hire the new.
So I'll stick with my initial feeling that this is to make layoffs easier for IBM to make.