Articles By Brian Jackson

BlackBerry DTEK60 with box

BlackBerry launches DTEK60 as it forges ahead with new hardware strategy

BlackBerry is releasing its first smartphone since announcing it will no longer be designing and making its own smartphones, the...

October 25th, 2016 Brian Jackson

Canadian CIOs react to Gartner’s digital platform vision

Building a digital platform should be a CIO's top priority, Gartner Inc. analysts told their audience at the Gartner Symposium...

October 24th, 2016 Brian Jackson
Daryl Plummer, Gartner - tornado

Gartner’s top 10 strategic predictions for 2017

If Gartner Inc.'s predictions are on the money, here's what a typical day might look like for you in 2020:...

October 19th, 2016 Brian Jackson
Gartner CIO Agenda presentation

Gartner sets 2017 CIO Agenda: Build towards being a digital ecosystem leader

ORLANDO -- If you want to be a top performing CIO get ready to increase the number of partnerships at...

October 17th, 2016 Brian Jackson
Dan Ariely - Gartner Symposium keynote

CIO as a ‘decision architect’ – one psychologist’s view

ORLANDO -- You're guilty and Dan Ariely, a professor of psychology and behavioural economics at Duke University, knows it. You're...

October 16th, 2016 Brian Jackson

Salesforce Einstein poses data-sharing dilemma for CIOs

SAN FRANCISCO — Salesforce administrators are going to have a new choice to make when the winter update is pushed...

October 6th, 2016 Brian Jackson

Small company looks to scale big with cloud storage

Some companies need enterprise-grade storage even when they are small startups, but it can be a challenge to balance performance...

October 5th, 2016 Brian Jackson
Image: The BlackBerry logo is pictured at the BlackBerry campus in Waterloo

BlackBerry will be “very active” in finding partners to make devices, says exec

Although BlackBerry Ltd. has retreated from designing and making its own hardware, it’s possible that BlackBerry-branded devices will be more...

October 2nd, 2016 Brian Jackson
Feature John Chen BlackBerry CEO

BlackBerry to stop designing, making its own devices – focus pivots to software

BlackBerry Ltd. will exit the hardware business internally and leave development of future smartphones to its partners, according to BlackBerry...

September 28th, 2016 Brian Jackson

FreshBooks refreshes its mobile accounting software platform

Toronto-based cloud invoicing software firm FreshBooks launched a complete overhaul of its platform on Tuesday, the firm announced. Aimed at...

September 21st, 2016 Brian Jackson