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The following three innovation exercises were all tested by real Canadian CIOs

Like any other business leaders, CIOs may glaze over during keynote speeches and start looking down at their smartphones during...

September 28th, 2015 Shane Schick
mobile payments and their introduction to the Canadian market

Banks face uphill battle to earn customer relationship in mobile payments

Banks are facing a digital attack on all fronts and risk losing out on billions of profits by the year...

October 5th, 2015 Brian Jackson
Global cloud computing

Citrix streamlines cloud deployment with Workspace Cloud

Last week, Citrix launched its Workspace Cloud product, designed to make it easier to deploy Citrix and partner products across...

October 5th, 2015 Danny Bradbury

Canadian leaders need to be visible in the fight to improve cyber security

Is a lack of leadership the reason why Canada isn't at the forefront in the fight to make organizations more...

October 5th, 2015 Howard Solomon
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Social media and CRM: It’s not enough to just have an account

While you do not want to boil the ocean or create a runaway initiative, you can't limit innovation to only...

October 5th, 2015 Sherif Sheta
data, big data, network, code

Pat Finerty interview: Big data analytics with SAS on Hadoop

At this week's SAS Live event in Toronto, we caught up with Pat Finerty, the vice-president of alliances and business...

October 2nd, 2015 Brian Jackson

HP says it’s ready for next month’s big split

Hewlett-Packard Co. is about a month away from becoming two separate entities in HP Inc. and Hewlett Packard Enterprise. And, the...

October 2nd, 2015 Paolo Del Nibletto

Microsoft picks up CRM expertise through Canadian acquisition

Microsoft Corp. has snapped up a Saskatchewan company to incorporate its core technology into its Dynamic CRM. The software giant...

October 2nd, 2015 Gary Hilson

Trumped: Toronto luxury hotel one of seven hit by malware

Luxury chain Trump Hotel Collection has confirmed its five-star Toronto inn was among seven hit earlier by malware inserted into the...

October 2nd, 2015 Howard Solomon
Timothy Ryan of Kroll Inc. ITWC photo by Howard Solomon

Most data thefts could be stopped, says cyber investigator

It often seems as if organizations are helpless against cyber attacks -- after all, even veteran experts admit that a...

October 2nd, 2015 Howard Solomon
Feature John Chen BlackBerry CEO

BlackBerry Priv (Android) will have all the sweetness of passport and more

In August, I suggested that BlackBerry wind down its hardware phone business. So long as revenue grew in enterprise software,...

October 2nd, 2015 Chris Lau
Windows 10 Start Menu

Windows to Go: A good way to evaluate Windows 10?

Windows to Go is Microsoft’s little-used secure remote working feature for Windows users. Could it be used as a Windows...

October 1st, 2015 Danny Bradbury
Self Driving Gauge

VW software puts all IT under suspicion

Volkswagen has done the whole IT profession a disservice. The software in their cars has recently been found to give...

September 30th, 2015 Donna Lindskog
Sea of big data

Big data vendors look to simplify tools and processes for average enterprise user

The trick to a successful big data initiative is to start small and scale, as vendors release tools to help...

September 30th, 2015 Gary Hilson
hospital, doctor, nurse, health care

How a Canadian hospital faces insider threats

Recent data thefts by outside attackers at several U.S. hospitals have grabbed headlines in the past year for stealing millions...

September 30th, 2015 Howard Solomon

3 business challenges faced when adopting big data analytics on an open source platform

As Steve Holder, national practice lead for analytics for SAS Canada explains the points on his "open source integration" slide,...

September 29th, 2015 Brian Jackson
Energy, power, electric image

Canada not doing enough to protect critical infrastructure: Expert

Just before security consultant Ray Boisvert stood to address a Toronto conference on cyber security and Canadian critical infrastructure, the...

September 29th, 2015 Howard Solomon
Driving stronger customer relationships with collaboration technology

Driving stronger customer relationships with collaboration technology

When customers call for support, they expect their issues to be handled – efficiently. With today’s collaboration technologies you can...

Sponsored by:  Cisco

Collaboration and Innovation: Driving Business Success

  Collaboration and Innovation: Driving Business Success Tuesday, October 20, 2015 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM ET Recent studies have...

September 29th, 2015 IT World Canada Staff
Big Data and Analytics

Why SMBs shouldn’t ignore data backup and disaster recovery

Small and mid-size businesses rely on data just as much as larger enterprises, but they typically don’t have access to...

Sponsored By: HP
Canadian CIOs

What does the IT department really do?

At some point in your career, you will need explain the services that are provided by the IT department to those granting next...

September 29th, 2015 Kevin Pashuk
IT leadership and the CIO

Chat with Josh Hong on innovation, start-ups, investing, leadership, agility

In an upcoming series of articles I will be sharing insights from 2000 pages of extensive research and interviews for my...

September 28th, 2015 Stephen Ibaraki