Articles By Don Sheppard

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The ins and outs of cloud service level agreements

Are you concerned about managing cloud service level agreements (SLAs), and what impact they might have on your use of...

August 28th, 2015 Don Sheppard
Cloud computing, mobile VMware

Rogers Tech Talk – The future is still cloudy

Twenty years ago people were concerned about security on the Internet; today, almost everyone does business over the Internet without...

June 16th, 2015 Don Sheppard
Meerkat Periscope CIOs

Social video networks – crossing the chasm?

Live video streaming with mobile Internet devices, which seems to have come out of nowhere, has been taking the Internet...

June 15th, 2015 Don Sheppard
Global cloud computing

Wanted: Canadian cloud success stories

Cloud computing is being touted as the next wave in information technology.  The combined of clouds, social networks, mobility and...

June 1st, 2015 Don Sheppard
strategy, human resources, IT employee

Managing a cloud computing project

Is cloud computing “business as usual” for the IT project manager (the PM)?  Are cloud-based projects really any different from...

May 28th, 2015 Don Sheppard
stakeholders working together as a team

The future of cloud computing

With rapid technology change and almost daily product announcements, I am sure many people wonder what’s going on with information...

May 7th, 2015 Don Sheppard
electric power

Five lessons from Internet history

It’s been said (and often repeated) that those who don’t learn the lessons of history are doomed to repeat them. ...

April 14th, 2015 Don Sheppard
job applicants, hiring, IT talent

The evolution of talent – skills + expertise + experience

I recently read an article about the emerging IT talent shortage in Canada, and it got me thinking about what...

April 8th, 2015 Don Sheppard
global feature

The impact of net neutrality on cloud computing

Net neutrality has been in the news a lot lately, but there’s much less discussion of its relationship to and...

March 31st, 2015 Don Sheppard
Docker cloud container

Containerized cloud computing – the next big thing?

Cloud computing seems to have become a roller coaster of technology advancement – everyday there’s something new and improved, and...

March 3rd, 2015 Don Sheppard