Articles By IT World Canada

Jump to the cloud with IBM — literally

[Sponsored] The IT heroes of mid-size organizations may often feel like they’re jumping through hoops as they work to find the best technology platform for their business to run on. IBM Corp. wants

Published on: June 12th, 2014 IT World Canada

Implications for encryption

(This blog is by Sangam Manikkayam Iyer, principal security specialist, Symantec Canada) Companies of the past, present and future would all agree: data is critical for business, and its integrity and confidentiality must

Published on: May 6th, 2014 IT World Canada

David Rea, Senior VP, Innovapost

At Innovapost, David’s responsibilities include client and business development, and solution definition and implementation for Purolator Inc. Prior to joining Innovapost in 2004, David accumulated a wealth of IS/IT experience in the Financial

Published on: March 16th, 2014 IT World Canada

Stephen Lamb – CIO, British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT)

Stephen Lamb is the CIO of BCIT, working on behalf of 45,000 students and over 2000 employees as part of the leadership team of one of the most recognized and unique higher education

Published on: March 16th, 2014 IT World Canada

Michael Gladstone – CIO, International Institute of Business Analysis

As CIO, Michael is responsible for IIBA’s IT Applications and Infrastructure. Michael is also responsible for relationships with BA tool vendors as well as training providers. Previously, Michael was Senior Manager, Business Analysis

Published on: March 16th, 2014 IT World Canada

Morteza Mahjour, CIOO, RBC Financial Group

Morteza Mahjour, CIOO, RBC Financial Group Morteza Mahjour is responsible for leading the day to day activities of the Technology and Operations organization within RBC. The mandate includes the alignment of Technology and

Published on: March 16th, 2014 IT World Canada

Steve Groves, CIO, GoodLife Fitness

As CIO and vice-president, Steve is a member of executive management team and responsible for strategic planning and management of information technology needs of the largest fitness company in Canada and the fifth

Published on: March 16th, 2014 IT World Canada

Oracle upgrades MySQL GUI

Oracle Corp. [NASDAQ: ORCL] has announced an upgrade to the user interface for its open source MySQL database, saying it has addressed more than 200 "ideas and requests" from the user community. "MySQL Workbench

Published on: August 13th, 2013 IT World Canada

Overcoming roadblocks for women in IT

(This contributed article is by Natasha Lala, vice-president of engineering and operations at Toronto-based Oanda Corp., an online currency trading site.) Arguably, women working in the technology industry may still face an uphill

Published on: July 30th, 2013 IT World Canada

Supercomputer time to boost U.S. competitiveness

Photo courtesy Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory The U.S. government is offering use of one of the world’s most powerful computers for projects that improve American competitiveness.The IBM BlueGene/Q Vulcan on offer is located in

Published on: July 18th, 2013 IT World Canada