Articles By Don Sheppard

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Why you should care about chatbots

There’s a new buzzword in IT this year – chatbots, aka bots. Of course the term isn’t that new or...

August 30th, 2016 Don Sheppard
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Storage in the digital world

According to IDC, the total amount of digital information created and replicated in 2013 surpassed 4.4 Zettabytes, and the size...

August 23rd, 2016 Don Sheppard
Global cloud computing

Highlighting the federal government’s cloud adoption strategy

The Government of Canada in an effort to recognize and build a strong IT workforce released its Cloud Adoption Strategy...

August 11th, 2016 Don Sheppard
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Why I’m playing Pokémon Go and why you should too

I have a confession to make: I’m brand new to Pokémon Go and barely know what I’m doing. I can’t...

August 5th, 2016 Don Sheppard
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Setting speed limits for IT transformation

There’s been plenty of talk about business disruption and IT-driven transformation. The speed at which technologies are moving through the...

July 28th, 2016 Don Sheppard
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Tracking the Brexit hype cycle

Will Brexit make it into the Oxford Dictionary this year? It's certainly a popular word these days! Perhaps "Brexit" will...

July 4th, 2016 Don Sheppard
IoT

Ecosystems, openness, and other IT definitions you should care about

In my last blog I identified four major IT “ecosystems” that are proving to be fertile grounds for emerging technologies....

June 30th, 2016 Don Sheppard
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Track list for emerging technologies

Staying up-to-date with emerging technologies is a challenge – there seems no end to claims of “the next best thing.” ...

June 22nd, 2016 Don Sheppard
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The mysterious blockchain “revolution”

On May 5th in Toronto, the Blockchain “revolution” began when Alex and Don Tapscott introduced their newest book: Blockchain Revolution –...

May 25th, 2016 Don Sheppard
Cloud computing

Discovering clouds and other things

Discovering and finding things these days seems to be getting harder (perhaps because I keep losing everything!).  Both “clouds” and...

May 3rd, 2016 Don Sheppard