Articles By Dave O'Leary

IT explosion due to change

Under the ICT mushroom cloud

Saturday, October 24, 2015 marked the 70th anniversary of the United Nations. Seventy years ago, fifty-one nations saw the need...

October 26th, 2015 Dave O'Leary
Small Fish Big Fish

Create an innovation colony within your company or die trying

In my March 13 post I made clear the stark choice facing businesses: foster continuous internal innovation or die. I pointed...

October 22nd, 2015 Dave O'Leary
The Internet

Get ready for the digital quake of ICT megatrend driven disruption

If you think you are having a hard time now keeping up with the pace of change in technology then...

October 7th, 2015 Dave O'Leary
data color

Just how big is big data?

Open any current business and technology publication and you will find at least one article on big data. IT World...

June 25th, 2015 Dave O'Leary
CIOs venture capitalists VCs startups

Don’t let your company fail: The growing case for corporate entrepreneurship

I just got back from Target’s big liquidation sale at the local mall. It is both amazing and scary to...

March 13th, 2015 Dave O'Leary

Beware of the virtual extreme

I was struck by a recent opinion piece in the Vancouver Sun submitted by a University of British Columbia student...

November 10th, 2014 Dave O'Leary

Fighting back: Is the time for defensive IT security policy over?

Is it time to move away from defence-based protection of our data and IT systems and fight back against those...

September 17th, 2014 Dave O'Leary
Team Silhouette

Business needs a new kind of information technology employee

How often have you heard about the fast pace of change in the IT world and how hard it is...

August 13th, 2014 Dave O'Leary
data security,privacy,security

A tool for Canadian SME’s in their battle to improve cyber-security

According to Industry Canada’s 2012 analysis of small and medium enterprises in Canada, over 7.7 million employees, or 69.7 percent...

July 17th, 2014 Dave O'Leary

A cloudy future for higher education

In March I shared the story of the Atlantic Computational Excellence Network (ACENET) and its critical importance supporting leading edge...

June 15th, 2014 Dave O'Leary