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Observations on the Canadian government cloud RFI

03/02/2015

The Government of Canada issued a Request for Information (RFI) on December 2, 2014 requesting comments on the topic of strategies for

Moving up the corporate ladder and getting a job promotion

7 steps to becoming an IT manager

Are you ready to take it to the next level? You've been working in IT for several years now, and...

February 27th, 2015 Stephen Abraham
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SIM maker Gemalto says it was ‘probably’ hacked by NSA, GCHQ

It’s likely that the United States National Security Agency (NSA) and Britain’s Government Communications Headquarters (GCHQ) carried out the cyber-attack...

February 25th, 2015 Nestor E. Arellano
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There is talent out there

It's a claim made from coast to coast: we can't find IT talent. Yet, at the same time, there is...

February 25th, 2015 Bruce Stewart
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Exciting times ahead for IBM in 2015

IBM’s brand is synonymous with consulting: the company has 434,246 employees and operates in over 170 countries. Due to its...

February 24th, 2015 Chris Lau
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The sharing economy: Airbnb

In the tech world, the idea of the "sharing economy” is gaining widespread attention. The definition for a sharing economy...

February 23rd, 2015 Brian Clendenin
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IT spending on pace to grow 2.4 per cent in 2015

Worldwide IT spending is on pace to total $3.8 trillion in 2015, a 2.4 per cent increase from 2014; however,...

February 21st, 2015 Gartner
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CIO leadership fundamentals: Relationships do matter

This is the second in a series of short blogs on the CIO basics from a practitioner perspective. First up...

February 20th, 2015 Gary Davenport
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Homogeneous is good if it’s milk, bad if it’s innovation

We want to be the best. Who doesn't? If we just wanted to be good, no organization would need a strategic IT leader. They could...

February 19th, 2015 Kevin Pashuk
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When to use contractors and consultants, and when to train

Too many organizations look at a new initiative, and immediately reach for the outside market for talent. While bringing in...

February 18th, 2015 Bruce Stewart