Articles By Don Sheppard


The push me, pull me web

Dries Buytaert, co-founder of Acquia and an original creator/project leader for Drupal development, recently posted a blog about what he...

October 6th, 2015 Don Sheppard
Cloud computing

IT metrics for security services

Information Technology, especially the next generation of Social, Mobile, Analytic and Cloud (SMAC) technologies, is a complicated beast (the tale...

September 18th, 2015 Don Sheppard
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Thoughts on the user experience friendliness of systems

Systems in one form or another are or will soon be just about everywhere - in cars and trains, in...

September 10th, 2015 Don Sheppard

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