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#ITWCjobs: An ITWorldCanada.com Twitter chat

The job hunt can be a frustrating process for both those who seek, and those who are looking to hire....

November 14th, 2014 Candice So
Virtualization Server

Investigating the ROI of Desktop Virtualization

Nutanix presents the business case for a validated desktop virtualization solution with Citrix. Attend the webinar to learn how traditional...

Sponsored By: Nutanix
enterprise app delivery Canada

The app delivery bridge CIOs need to build

If you’re struggling as an organization to create successful enterprise apps, the last thing you probably want is a vendor...

November 21st, 2014 Shane Schick
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Golden night for ITWC at Canadian Online Publishing Awards

IT World Canada (ITWC) was recognized across several of its digital publications and in multiple categories at the Canadian Online...

November 21st, 2014 IT World Canada Staff
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Growth vs. risk: How smart CIOs strike the balance

In the investment world, there is a single principle that determines your success. The principle doesn’t require insider knowledge. It...

November 21st, 2014 Bruce Harpham
Three reasons why executives find IT to be such an enigma

When your team needs to change its practices and skills

You've got old systems that still must be maintained; you've got a backlog of small changes; and you know your...

November 21st, 2014 Bruce Stewart
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Canadians shy about mobile buying, says market study

With an increasing number of Canadians using mobile device for work as well as play, the ability to buy products...

November 21st, 2014 Howard Solomon
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Intel shows peek of PC on a stick

IT companies are known for giving peeks at upcoming products, sometimes at user group conferences or at trade shows. On...

November 20th, 2014 Howard Solomon
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University of Alberta uses IBM InfoSphere Stream for research

A group of Canadian and internal researchers and graduate students working on the University of Alberta’s climate research project is...

November 20th, 2014 Nestor E. Arellano
IT workplace, vacation, IT careers, IT projects

Facial referencing technology enhances safety at B.C. ski resort

Whistler Blackcomb is hoping to catch more thieves and illegitimate thrill seekers with a new network of surveillance cameras, and...

November 20th, 2014 Danny Bradbury
Race, woman, finish line IT leaders, IT careers

Azure vs. AWS

Amazon Web Services is largely considered a leader in the global infrastructure-as-a-cloud (IaaS) market but Microsoft Corp.’s Azure cloud computing...

November 20th, 2014 Nestor E. Arellano
BlackBerry, mobile devices, mobile apps

BlackBerry highlights enterprise-focused add-ons to BES 12

BlackBerry is introducing a number of add-ons to its enterprise server software it readies the BlackBerry Enterprise Server (BES) 12...

November 20th, 2014 Chris Lau
1 on 1 Training

Why employees shun company-bought software

For many organizations across Canada, workers - and sometimes entire departments – using solutions not vetted by the IT department,...

November 20th, 2014 Danny Bradbury
Three reasons why executives find IT to be such an enigma

IT still plagues too many businesses as an enigma. Here’s how you can solve that.

Over the course of my career as an IT professional, I have come across more frustrated business users and executives...

November 20th, 2014 Fariba Anderson
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6 hot IT positions to gun for in 2015

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November 19th, 2014 Nestor E. Arellano
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Is this IBM email app creepy or just really efficient?

Do you dread firing up your computer each day because of the prospect of seeing tons of email in your...

November 19th, 2014 Nestor E. Arellano
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The IBM-Twitter tie-up: Will it produce results?

Last month IBM and Twitter announced a partnership to help enterprises analyze feeds from the network and get more value...

November 19th, 2014 Howard Solomon
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Ex-BlackBerry CEO finds new home

I always thought Thorsten Heins got a raw deal at BlackBerry. He was handed a difficult position thanks to decisions...

November 18th, 2014 Howard Solomon
Print Button

Six tips for controlling printers

By Patrick Trudel (The author is a federal IT manager who has led major printer rationalization projects for a number...

November 18th, 2014 IT World Canada
Cisco CEO John Chambers addresses attendees at Collaboration Summit in Los Angeles.

New Cisco collaboration solution addresses low end of midmarket

LOS ANGELES – Cisco Systems thinks it will have a hit on its hand in Canada with the Business Edition...

November 18th, 2014 Jeff Jedras
Skype, Skype for Web, video chat, video conferencecing

Skype for Web paves way for WebRTC integration

Skype is a widely used simple and low-cost systemn for conducting personal and pretty often business video calls. Currently, it...

November 18th, 2014 Nestor E. Arellano
Cisco's Rowan Trollope unveils the Cisco TelePresence IX5000 series.

Cisco launches high end TelePresence without room remediation

LOS ANGELES – While customers told Cisco Systems they liked its high end, immersive room-based telepresence solution, it was too...

November 18th, 2014 Jeff Jedras
Nokia N1 tablet, mobile device, mobile apps

Nokia bounces back with new tablet

Less than a year after closing the deal that saw the sale of its troubled mobile phone business to Microsoft...

November 18th, 2014 Nestor E. Arellano
Uber Spotify CIOs

Uber and Spotify just gave CIOs a lesson in digital transformation

You tap your smartphone. The car arrives moments later. You get in, take your ride, and get out. No fussing...

November 18th, 2014 Shane Schick
Data breach notification in Canada

Using big data analytics to secure the enterprise

Big data analytics is a definite must have for enterprise corporations that want to protect their resources from today’s more...

November 17th, 2014 Nestor E. Arellano
danger sign, IT risks, security, malware, hackers

Top 9 security threats to prepare for in 2015

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November 17th, 2014 Nestor E. Arellano
Cisco's Rowan Trollope unveils Project Squared.

Project Squared: Cisco’s answer to enterprise collaboration

LOS ANGELES – Cisco Systems is moving beyond the data centre with a cloud-based collaboration solution the vendor hopes will...

November 17th, 2014 Jeff Jedras
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Getting started with Big Data & Analytics: What you need to know

This eBook from IBM outlines how to build a solid business case, blueprint and road map for your own big...

November 17th, 2014 IT World Canada Team
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Better business outcomes with IBM Big Data & Analytics

IBM Big Data & Analytics solutions can help organizations outperform their industry.  Download this insightful thought-leadership white paper today....

November 17th, 2014 IT World Canada Team
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Analytics: A blueprint for value in mid-market organizations – Converting big data and analytics insights into results”

Mid-market companies are realizing decision making benefits from data, but lag behind larger enterprises when it comes to big data...

November 17th, 2014 IT World Canada Team
Data breach notification in Canada

Canada needs a data breach notification system, and fast

2011 was declared the Year of the Data Breach. It was overshadowed by 2012's cybercrime exploits. Then 2013 broke all...

November 17th, 2014 Claudiu Popa
CIOs looking for a new job

CIO career strategy: Managing for success

Well you finally made it. After much hard work and personal sacrifices you are now a CIO. Congratulations and good...

November 17th, 2014 Gary Davenport
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Intel plans light pulse technology for supercomputers

Light pulses are already being used to improve power-efficiency and speed up data transfers in communication networks, but Intel Corp....

November 17th, 2014 Nestor E. Arellano
BlackBerry Classic, mobile devices, smart phones

Canadian carrier taking BlackBerry Classic pre-orders

Canadian BlackBerry fans can now pre-order the company’s new Classic smart phone wireless service provider Rogers Communications. Pre-orders in the...

November 17th, 2014 Nestor E. Arellano
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Toronto airport rail line to use mobile ticket system

Toronto's new airport line will be using a mobile ticketing app when it opens next year. The Union Pearson Express...

November 17th, 2014 Danny Bradbury
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DDoS attacks cost businesses US$40,000 per hour: Report

The good news is that the majority of distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks aimed at corporations tend to be...

November 17th, 2014 Nestor E. Arellano