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Funding your innovation

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In our roles as CIOs, most of us constantly battle for money to fund work on innovation and R&D. Usually, such investments

Technology predictions for the coming year

Last month I went to the CANARIE conference in Toronto to hear Duncan Stewart, director of technology at Deloitte Canada, present his predictions on technology in 2014.  The presentation was based on the 2014

Published on: October 20th, 2014 Don Sheppard

“The alignment of IT and business” doesn’t make sense, so don’t say it

When you open an IT publication, join an online IT community, or participate in any IT event, there is one phrase that you often repeatedly hear: IT needs to be aligned with the

Published on: October 17th, 2014 Michael Gladstone

Software that improves customer relationships and business strategy

IT professionals and decision makers are becoming increasingly aware that implementing technology without a clear cut need does not contribute to customer retention. New forms of technology may enable IT professionals and decision

Published on: October 17th, 2014 Arik Kalininsky

So you think you can blog? Announcing the winners

Great news bloggers, we moved the announcement of the blogging contest winners up by a week, thanks to our dedicated editorial committee who worked tirelessly to evaluate the submitted blogs. I can ensure

Published on: October 17th, 2014 Hibah Ahmed

On the good ship Lollipop: A sweet week for Android fans

If your sweet tooth was starting to ache when earlier reports emerged that the next Android would be boringly dubbed “Android L”, you can start licking your lips again in anticipation. Android 5.0

Published on: October 17th, 2014 Sean Carruthers

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

Password self-service can reduce load on IT help desks

Utilizing a username and password to log on to applications and systems is the most common method of authentication in place today. In order to make user access a bit more secure, many

Published on: October 14th, 2014 Dean Wiech

Toronto upstart brings tokenization protection to UC, Web, PoS

The standard information security mantra is to protect sensitive data where it resides, but I posit that with the number of security breaches being publicized these days, we should quickly move to remove

Published on: October 10th, 2014 Michael Ball