Articles By Jim Love

Peering into the future of IT

ORLANDO – Worldwide IT spending is projected to surpass US$2.9 trillion in 2015 – a 3.9 per cent increase from 2014. Where will these new investments be made? What will be the impact

Published on: October 20th, 2014 Jim Love

Roundup: Gartner Symposium and IT Expo 2014

I attended the Gartner Symposium and IT Expo in Orlando last week. We did a daily summary of the event (links posted below) and I think I captured what stood out for me.

Published on: October 16th, 2014 Jim Love

BlackBerry Passport – exactly what you want it to be

Is the Passport the new business tool or the next pocket protector? You be the judge. I’ve taken one for a test drive and shared my findings with other CIOs. I was also

Published on: October 15th, 2014 Jim Love

BlackBerry: Security and management are “not about the handset”

ORLANDO -- It's difficult for some to believe that BlackBerry was once the dominant smartphone in the world. In the parlance of another era, it "led the life of Riley." If you are

Published on: October 8th, 2014 Jim Love

Microsoft’s strategy for civic leadership

ORLANDO -- You might think of Microsoft as a product company. You might not think of  it as a champion of privacy or open data. But you might have to think again. This is

Published on: October 7th, 2014 Jim Love

Group harnesses Canadian tech industry to fight youth unemployment

Youth unemployment in Toronto is in excess of 20 per cent - one of the highest rates in Canada. Yet many technology companies in the region struggle to find qualified talent. A new

Published on: September 10th, 2014 Jim Love

A book on innovation worth keeping

The Innovator’s Method - Bringing the Lean Startup Into Your Organization Nathan Furr and Jeff Dyer Harvard Business Review Press The best thing about this book is that there isn’t much new in

Published on: August 27th, 2014 Jim Love

Why CIOs need to learn to use the ‘F word’

I hate most business books. They lie. It’s not a sin of “commission.” I’m not sure they set about to consciously distort the facts. It’s more often a sin of “omission”. They leave

Published on: July 23rd, 2014 Jim Love

10 things developers should know about customer experience

I regularly moderate round tables on topics of interest to CIO’s. These are closed-door sessions and participants are screened to allow us to have a frank, peer to peer discussion about critical topics.

Published on: July 22nd, 2014 Jim Love

What we learned from Heartbleed

I put this out not to show what I know, but to start a discussion if possible.  What did you learn from Heartbleed? Never waste a good crisis.  I forget who said that,

Published on: April 22nd, 2014 Jim Love