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Questions not included in the CIPS Ethics exam

Share on LinkedIn Share with Google+ Comment on this article 04/24/2014

To earn the professional designation of Information Systems Professional, or I.S.P., CIPS now requires applicants to pass an ethics exam.  I was

Is this the cloud computing end game?

For some organizations, start-ups in particular, cloud computing will be the only IT game in town. Given the choice between acquiring, installing and operating a data centre full of equipment and buying public

Share on LinkedIn Share with Google+ Comment on this article Published on: April 23rd, 2014 Don Sheppard

Five coming wireless technologies business should watch

It's hard to say what's the most ubiquitous wireless technology we use every day: Almost everyone carries a cell phone; Bluetooth is available for everything from earpieces to speakers; and Wi-Fi is found in the

Share on LinkedIn Share with Google+ Comment on this article Published on: April 22nd, 2014 Howard Solomon

What we learned from Heartbleed

I put this out not to show what I know, but to start a discussion if possible.  What did you learn from Heartbleed? Never waste a good crisis.  I forget who said that,

Share on LinkedIn Share with Google+ Comment on this article Published on: April 22nd, 2014 Jim Love

Canadian Imagine Cup finalists announced

The Canadian finalists in Microsoft's annual Imagine Cup contest have been announced,  with two teams coming from Alberta and one from Quebec. The annual contest provides students opportunities to demonstrate real world applications of their IT talent

Share on LinkedIn Share with Google+ Comment on this article Published on: April 17th, 2014 Stephen Ibaraki

Microsoft embraces all data

Connectivity is getting lots of attention from Microsoft, and the company wants you to know it. On its blog, it views the Internet of Things (“IoT”) as connecting everything from devices to cloud to

Share on LinkedIn Share with Google+ Comment on this article Published on: April 16th, 2014 Chris Lau

IT in Canada’s post-secondary system key to economic impact

Colleges in Canada were created to broaden access to post-secondary education, and their economic value has proven itself again and again. In British Columbia the numbers are in for 2014 and they are

Share on LinkedIn Share with Google+ Comment on this article Published on: April 15th, 2014 Dave O'Leary

Android’s heart bleeds

I had planned to take a closer look at Google Chromecast (and some of the alternatives), but something happened on the way to the word processor: the Heartbleed bug was splashed across the

Share on LinkedIn Share with Google+ Comment on this article Published on: April 14th, 2014 Sean Carruthers

The friendly co-pilot: After the ink has dried, part 3

Just because you’ve outsourced your IT doesn’t mean everything falls on the shoulders of your partner. As I wrote in the first two parts of this series on helping a client with an IT

Share on LinkedIn Share with Google+ Comment on this article Published on: April 11th, 2014 Graham J. McFarlane

Why you need visual analytics

If you’re struggling to make sense of the flood of data streaming into your organization, improving data management processes and applying visual analytics software are the solution to squeezing business value from it.

Share on LinkedIn Share with Google+ Comment on this article Published on: April 9th, 2014 Yogi Schulz