Tech Blogs

Are your apps duds?

03/29/2017

It’s mind-boggling that only 22 per cent of all installed apps are ever used more than once. End-users are easily impressed by the

Amazon Chime – first impressions

I heard news the other day that Amazon is now offering its communications service called Chime. I thought I’d give...

March 27th, 2017 Don Sheppard

Caring as a competitive advantage: Advice to give your vendor salesperson

The customer experience has increased in importance with service-based business models proliferating like cloud computing. The purchasing power is now...

March 7th, 2017 Brian Clendenin

Is Canadian innovation in ICT an oxymoron?

The Canadian Federal government is emphasizing support for innovation as a big theme in its second federal budget that is...

March 6th, 2017 Yogi Schulz
smart city and wireless communication network, internet of things

A perspective on digital transformation

People talk about “digital transformation” as if nothing was digital more than a decade ago. We all know this is...

March 6th, 2017 Don Sheppard

Environmental health is here today – there’s no need to wait until the day after tomorrow

Environmental health is here! No, I am not referring to the environmental health that had Jake Gyllenhaal running around Manhattan...

February 28th, 2017 Aaron Blair

Gauging Canada’s digital innovation journey

A nation’s capacity to innovate is a fundamental driver for economic growth and social prosperity. Turning a novel idea into...

February 22nd, 2017 Information and Technology Council
New year IT strategy

The analytics of new year’s resolutions

A New Year means new beginnings and self-improvement - and the inevitable New Year’s resolutions that follow. The analytics on...

February 15th, 2017 Inka Bari
IT leadership and the CIO

The rise of the data executive

The shift to data-driven, digital business is compelling organizations to create and reinvent new roles, positions and duties that sharpen focus on...

February 13th, 2017 Gartner

Notes from Microsoft’s Innovation Nation

On Jan. 27, I attended Microsoft’s Innovation Nation event at the Art Gallery of Ontario. It was, for me, an...

February 2nd, 2017 Don Sheppard