Articles By Howard Solomon

Rogers Communications digital wallet, announced in 2014

Canadians shy about mobile buying, says market study

With an increasing number of Canadians using mobile device for work as well as play, the ability to buy products...

November 21st, 2014 Howard Solomon
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Intel shows peek of PC on a stick

IT companies are known for giving peeks at upcoming products, sometimes at user group conferences or at trade shows. On...

November 20th, 2014 Howard Solomon
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The IBM-Twitter tie-up: Will it produce results?

Last month IBM and Twitter announced a partnership to help enterprises analyze feeds from the network and get more value...

November 19th, 2014 Howard Solomon
BlackBerry CEO Thorsten Heins at BBWorld 2013 - © IT World Canada

Ex-BlackBerry CEO finds new home

I always thought Thorsten Heins got a raw deal at BlackBerry. He was handed a difficult position thanks to decisions...

November 18th, 2014 Howard Solomon
data centres, servers, server room, technology, data management

A formula for capacity planning

As they gaze at their data centres and their 2015 budgets, CIOs face an array of conflicts: Expand on-premise servers...

November 14th, 2014 Howard Solomon
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Cisco, Alcatel in group to create open streaming video standards

Organizations are increasingly interested in streaming video for a wide range of applications including Webcasts for reaching existing and potential...

November 14th, 2014 Howard Solomon
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The slow move to integrate technology, government and citizens

A few weeks ago there were municipal elections in Ontario. Like many others in my city, I went to my...

November 13th, 2014 Howard Solomon
A team including Sherri Kashuba of Alberta Organ and Tissue Agency was honoured with an Ingenious 2014 award

Sidebar: ITAC’s Ingenious 2014 award winners

Here’s a synopsis by ITAC of five of the Ingenious Award winners (the sixth, TMX Group, was covered in the...

November 13th, 2014 Howard Solomon
IT staff at TMX Group with Ingenious Award

Meet the country’s top CIOs for 2014

Two women have been named the country’s chief information officers of the year in the first annual award of its...

November 12th, 2014 Howard Solomon
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Beyond the CIO’s chair

What do you want to be when you grow up is a common question youngsters are asked. If you're a...

November 12th, 2014 Howard Solomon