February 1, 2017 6:54 pm | Updated 4 years ago.
Aecom has entered into an alliance with IBM to outsource its global IT operations. Although the two companies have not yet mentioned anything about the new deal but it is expected as these two companies are partners in a deal comprising of engineering waters. This deal might lead to thousands of people losing their jobs with Aecom, the engineering giant.
On the flip side new jobs will be created for IBM. As nothing has been disclosed so far the intricacies of the deal are yet to be known. The strategic partnership has been envisaged on to cut cost short term costs to leverage long term offshore outsourcing engagement.
The workforce has been asked to choose between Aecom or IBM, but many people will not agree to this terms of service.