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IoT opportunities for Santa Claus

12/22/2016

This week I am inspired to consider how IoT might be useful to Santa Claus. Santa Claus operates on a scale that’s

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The cyber security “as a service” strategy

Cyber security is, without doubt, the biggest elephant in the IT room. Like the blind men and the elephant parable,...

December 21st, 2016 Don Sheppard
Microsoft Cloud and Mobility solutions

Microsoft forges ahead with Qualcomm-powered Windows 10 tablets

Double down on strengths and learn from weakness. This is the strategy Microsoft is taking in teaming up with Qualcomm...

December 19th, 2016 Chris Lau
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Driving the use of wearable technologies in transportation

Wearable technologies are part of the Internet of Things (IoT) that are helping more companies with large numbers of people...

December 15th, 2016 Gartner

Notes from Technicity 2016: Building smarter cities

Technicity 2016 was an opportunity to gage Toronto’s progress towards the goal of a digital, connected, smarter city. In the world...

December 14th, 2016 Don Sheppard

How not to deliver a poor user experience on your apps

The importance of user experience (UX) has exploded in the era of ubiquitous personal computers, tablets and smartphones. Poor UX...

December 13th, 2016 Yogi Schulz
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Should Microsoft give up on browser war?

According to analytics vendor Net Applications, Microsoft lost 40 million Internet Explorer users in October and over 300 million in...

December 7th, 2016 Chris Lau

Some thoughts from the iTech 2016 conference

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

December 3rd, 2016 Don Sheppard

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...

December 1st, 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