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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
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Company culture is a block for DevOps, says study

For organizations that create their own applications, DevOps is increasingly getting their attention. Broadly described at a collaboration process between...

November 25th, 2014 Howard Solomon
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Home Depot bill for cleaning up breach so far is US$43 million — and climbing

Security vendors always warn that the cost of fixing an IT breach can be costly. Sometimes organizations dismiss this as...

November 25th, 2014 Howard Solomon
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Firm releases voice recording tool for Lync

A collaboration and compliance solutions company has released an enhanced voice-recording tool for Microsoft’s instant messaging client, Lync 2013. According...

November 25th, 2014 Nestor E. Arellano
Samsung Galaxy Note 4

Mobility: Enabling productivity efficiencies and changing how and where we work.

As bring-your-own-device (BYOD) solidifies its presence in corporate offices everywhere, some people wonder about what gave rise to its acceptance...

Sponsored By: Samsung
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Office Online to get group chat feature

A button to initiate group chats will be available soon for people using PowerPoint and Word via Office Online. Microsoft Corp....

November 25th, 2014 Nestor E. Arellano
BlackBerry Passport, smart phones, mobile device

BlackBerry offers users $600 to dump their iPhones

What comes in black, red and white and could put up to 600 bucks in your pocket?  - The BlackBerry Passport....

November 25th, 2014 Nestor E. Arellano
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Vision Critical’s IT exec: Get off the ‘renewal hamster wheel’ with your customers

Diraj Goel has an exercise for CIOs who want to be able to spend more time on innovation. Take a...

November 25th, 2014 Shane Schick
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Growth vs. risk: Maintaining the core in your IT organization

Read part one: Growth vs. risk: How CIOs can strike the balance  At this point, you might be tempted to...

November 25th, 2014 Bruce Harpham
CRTC, Internet, networking ISPs

CRTC to examine small ISPs’ access to incumbents’ networks

The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) will be looking into whether big telecom companies are charging smaller Internet service...

November 24th, 2014 Nestor E. Arellano
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CISO role is gaining traction: Survey

Chief Information Security Officers (CISO) may be starting to make an impact in North American companies, according to a recent...

November 24th, 2014 Nestor E. Arellano
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Symantec sheds light on stealthy Regin malware

A backdoor-type Trojan, called Regin has been targeting businesses and individuals around the world and has managed to elude malware...

November 24th, 2014 Nestor E. Arellano
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CAA Saskatchewan shifts to single-sign on access system

Workers at CAA Saskatchewan have to be more mobile than many. That was one of the drivers behind the installation of a...

November 24th, 2014 Danny Bradbury
Feature Ottawa Police Web site hack

Toronto, Ottawa police, SC Web sites shut down after attack

The Toronto Police Service’s Web site was down Sunday following a series of denial of service attacks that hit the...

November 24th, 2014 Nestor E. Arellano
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CIOs and suppliers: Making the most of the relationship

Anyone who has been a CIO will tell you that a significant amount of time is spent managing relationships with...

November 21st, 2014 Gary Davenport
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
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This Toronto-based company takes data encryption to new heights– Goodbye hackers

The standard information security mantra is to protect sensitive data where it resides, but I say that with the number...

November 20th, 2014 Michael Ball
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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Forget the 2015 IT plan. Here’s where CIOs should be by 2020

I find it really hard to believe any country can claim 52 percent of their organizations have created a new...

November 19th, 2014 Shane Schick