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Some thoughts from the iTech 2016 conference


The iTech 2016 Conference was held in Toronto on Nov. 17th, and I came away with a few thoughts that I’d like

Donald Trump at podium - Nov. 8

Fake news and the end of trust on social networks

Various stories have appeared about “fake news” and its possible impact on the US presidential election. Does this mean we...

November 29th, 2016 Don Sheppard

Why are data breaches still an Issue?

I’m astonished that major data breach stories are still occurring and still generating unnerving headlines. How many of these instances...

November 28th, 2016 Yogi Schulz

DellEMC lets the transformation begin

I attended the DellEMC Forum 2016 in Toronto on Nov. 15 (along with more than 500 other people). It was a fact-filled...

November 24th, 2016 Don Sheppard

BlackBerry’s DTEK60 an inflection point for company

If you search on Google or Bing for “BlackBerry + DTEK60 + review,” the first page of results brings up...

November 23rd, 2016 Chris Lau
FEATURE predictions, crystal ball THINKSTOCK

The role of ITU critical to global innovation and sustainability, post-USA election

IT World Canada editorial director Brian Jackson’s recent article describing the potential negative impact of the US Presidential election gives...

November 14th, 2016 Dave O'Leary
Security Pad, cyber security, IT

Top 10 strategic technology trends for 2017

Artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning will increasingly be embedded into everyday things such as appliances, speakers and hospital equipment....

November 11th, 2016 Gartner

Visualize the enterprise like the USA election

Did you love those interactive maps that reported the recent USA election results? I was aghast at the election results....

November 10th, 2016 Yogi Schulz

Apple MacBook Pro 2016 not suitable for enterprises or photography shops

Apple is making a serious blunder in its MacBook 2016 refresh. It is as if the company is choosing profits...

November 9th, 2016 Chris Lau

The key to properly deploying Unified Communications

Unified Communications (UC) is a complex beast fraught with many potential pitfalls and predictable problems. One of the biggest errors...

November 7th, 2016 Emily Nielsen