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ICT skills shortage set to worsen as pipeline slows down and workers retire

Despite the looming threat of recession, Canada still has a skills shortage in the digital economy, according to the Information...

July 30th, 2015 Gary Hilson
data, network, database

New threat information sharing platform includes data privacy controls

Infosec experts have been urging governments and businesses to meet the challenge of organized and well-funded cyber attackers by sharing...

July 30th, 2015 Howard Solomon
cloud computing

The hybrid cloud management challenges IT departments must overcome

Dell recently updated its hybrid cloud management system, adding support for more private and public cloud interoperability. The company announced...

July 30th, 2015 Danny Bradbury
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What IT leaders need to understand about the #NoEstimates movement

Call me cynical, but I always build in a buffer when someone agrees to a deadline. When we moved into...

July 30th, 2015 Shane Schick
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Vision vs. mission vs. values: A refresher on strategy for even the most experienced CIO

He has heard it many times and in multiple forms, but Jeffrey D. Sherman has his doubts about any business...

July 29th, 2015 Shane Schick
ibm

IBM expands cloud services portfolio with DashDB Enterprise massive parallel processing

IBM is putting data warehousing into the cloud. Having formally launched IBM Cloud Data Services earlier this year, the company...

July 29th, 2015 Gary Hilson
Microsoft Windows 10 OS

Windows 10 launches: User experience makes work easier

For enterprises and businesses, Windows 10 takes the best usability experiences of Windows 7 and Windows 8 combining them into...

July 29th, 2015 Stephen Ibaraki
Fibre Optic for web

Why the CRTC’s latest move shows Canada’s fibre connectivity still needs more work

Last week was a positive one for smaller, independent ISPs. A ruling by the CRTC has opened the door for...

July 29th, 2015 Danny Bradbury
Windows 10 feature

Roy Taylor talks Windows 10 and trends

With Windows 10 launching today worldwide, I talked with Roy Taylor about Windows 10 and trends.   Roy Taylor is...

July 29th, 2015 Stephen Ibaraki
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Business Case for Enterprise Big Data Deployments. Comparing Costs, Benefits and Risks for Use of IBM InfoSphere Big Insights and Open Source Apache Hadoop

Bottlenecks are emerging that may seriously delay realization of the potential of big data in many, perhaps most organizations. This...

July 29th, 2015 IT World Canada Team
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Sage promises continued on-premise support as X3 goes to the cloud

NEW ORLEANS – Business software vendor Sage Plc used its annual Summit user conference on Tuesday to take its flagship...

July 28th, 2015 Jeff Jedras
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Cisco calls for real-time information sharing within the security sector

Cisco Systems has added its voice to the increasing calls for the infosec industry to work more closely to give...

July 28th, 2015 Howard Solomon
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Tata’s research identifies the best ways to realize the benefits of IoT

Larger companies are starting to change the way that they operate as the Internet of Things (IoT) takes hold, a...

July 28th, 2015 Danny Bradbury
android

Most Android devices can easily be hacked with MMS file: Vendor

Allowing staff to use their own devices is a challenge for CISOs as some operating systems aren't as locked down...

July 27th, 2015 Howard Solomon
Business building cloud

The Fundamental Five: What Businesses Must Have in Place to Extract Maximum Value from the Cloud

In the enterprise, cloud computing is continuing to evolve from The Next Big Thing to The Here and Now. In...

Sponsored By: IBM
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SentinelOne extends its endpoint protection platform, adds remediation

CISOs have known for years that stopping the barbarians at the gate -- the endpoint -- isn’t enough to defeat...

July 27th, 2015 Howard Solomon
droneit

IT departments must prepare for the impact of commercial drone deployment

A great deal of the discussion of drones has revolved around the privacy, safety and security of the general public,...

July 27th, 2015 Gary Hilson
Gartner EFSS MQ 2015

A Gartner Magic Quadrant: Know what to read and where to look

"If a vendor’s 5 best references (out of their entire customer base) state that there are stability and scalability issues,...

July 26th, 2015 Brian Clendenin