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Amazon Chime – first impressions

02/22/2017

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

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

The cloud service broker – a necessary role?

There seems to be growing interest in cloud service brokers (CSBs) and their role in the cloud computing ecosystem. For...

January 30th, 2017 Don Sheppard

8 tactics for managing your career transition as a newcomer to Canada

If you are an IT professional, just landed in Canada, or planning to anytime soon, you might be wondering how...

January 27th, 2017 Tamer Marzouk

Channeling the cynicism of BI practitioners

Under-appreciated BI practitioners resort to cynical comments that aren’t helpful or career-enhancing. Before you find yourself in a situation where...

January 20th, 2017 Yogi Schulz
artificial intelligence AI

Top CEOs and futurists on the future of financial services and technology

David Hanson and his robot Sophia interactively opened the Fintech Ideas Festival (FIF) held January 9,10 in San Francisco where...

January 19th, 2017 Stephen Ibaraki
IT problems, computer flaws, glitches

The top 7 ethical dilemmas reported by IT in 2016

Last year gave us all a lot to digest, and moving forward it is important to hold a microscope to...

January 18th, 2017 Donna Lindskog
man looking at multiple screens

Skip the Intel Kaby Lake upgrade

Think of how old your desktop PC is and ask if it is in need of an upgrade. If your...

January 17th, 2017 Chris Lau