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Big Data and Analytics

ITU 2015 stats confirms digital disruptive revolution

I am at the 2015 WSIS Forum in Geneva this week where the latest statistics were released confirming the digital...

May 28th, 2015 Stephen Ibaraki
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The man running Baidu’s AI lab reveals a team-building strategy CIOs should steal

There's a lot of time, money and talent being put into artificial intelligence, or systems that would act more like...

May 28th, 2015 Shane Schick
strategy, human resources, IT employee

Managing a cloud computing project

Is cloud computing “business as usual” for the IT project manager (the PM)?  Are cloud-based projects really any different from...

May 28th, 2015 Don Sheppard

Hybris co-founders see a market for ’employee relationship management’

A Montreal-based startup is addressing the unmet needs of hourly workers and their employers with a new Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) offering...

May 27th, 2015 Gary Hilson

Overcoming the Challenges of Colocation and Hybrid cloud

Businesses are considering hybrid cloud to roll out new applications or services, speed up time to market or beef up...

Sponsored By: CenturyLink
Business building cloud

Cloud services for virtualized server recovery

Enable improved server recovery reliability and recovery time As the demand for continuous business operations increases, the need for shorter...

Sponsored By: IBM
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Engaging Employees to Drive the Business: How IBM Uses Workforce Science, Analytics and Collaboration Tools to Build its Smarter Workforce

The business landscape is ever-changing: New markets, new processes, new delivery channels, new technologies. But when everything else is changing,...

Sponsored By: IBM
Feature browser

Service aims to make CSP violation reports easier to get

For a couple of years security pros have browser tools to combat Web page cross-site scripting and related attacks. One...

May 27th, 2015 Howard Solomon
League e-health

Kobo’s founder explains how he’s taking his learnings from e-readers to e-health

The founder of e-reader company Kobo is now tackling the growing healthcare market with a new online service. League is...

May 26th, 2015 Howard Solomon
Spectrum Auction

Simple is STILL better: Embrace Speed & Simplicity for a Competitive Edge

Recording and analyzing details of transactions with customers is nothing new. In fact, traders 3,000 years ago did just that....

Sponsored By: IBM
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May 26th, 2015 IT World Canada Team
Point of Sale - Credit Card Swipe

New spam campaign includes POS exploit delivered via resumes

A number of retailers have point of sale machines that can also be used for Internet connectivity by staff. The...

May 26th, 2015 Howard Solomon
The Internet

Business Challenges for Enterprises with Hybrid IT Environments

Rick Villars, vice president of IDC’s Datacenter and Cloud program answers interview questions conducted on behalf of CenturyLink’s customers....

May 26th, 2015 IT World Canada Team
The Internet

Network storage gets faster, bigger with 3D NAND

A fundamental shift is happening in hardware. The shift from good old, reliable DRAM (DDR3) towards DDR4 and 3D NAND...

May 26th, 2015 Chris Lau
Chromebooks Canada IT departments

Gartner reveals the cloud computing caveat to a Chromebook sales surge

Google’s Chromebooks are doing well in the education sector, but still need to gain more traction in the enterprise, said...

May 25th, 2015 Danny Bradbury

DevOps and better apps hold the key to brand loyalty

How quickly can your organization bring a mobile app from concept to ready for download? If it’s more than 90...

May 25th, 2015 Jeff Jedras

Five takeaways from the #SalesforceWorldTour in Toronto

I wasn’t prepared for what was about to happen at the Keynote when Alex Dayon (@SFDCAlex), Salesforce’s President of Products,...

May 25th, 2015 Chris Henry
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Survey: Cloud has cleared the QoS hurdle, but security is a different story

Cloud-based communications provider Switch Communications just landed $35m in funding, highlighting a growing interest in the online communications and collaboration...

May 25th, 2015 Danny Bradbury
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Factory reset not enough to sanitize Android phones: Researchers

The downside of allowing staff and partners to use their own Android devices on an organization's network isn't just the...

May 25th, 2015 Howard Solomon
Username & Password

Most websites have serious vulnerabilities, says report

A lot of attention has been paid this year to credentials theft through phishing attacks as a prime entry point...

May 24th, 2015 Howard Solomon
security and privacy issues

First steps to cyber risk management

Lots of organizations today are struggling to find options that can effectively help deal with cyber security threats, including assessing...

May 24th, 2015 Robert Cordray
Cisco Canada's Ahmed Etman. ITWC photo by Howard Solomon

Best technology doesn’t mean best security, says expert

The number and variety of IT security threats organizations face these days is enough to make a CISO's head spin....

May 22nd, 2015 Howard Solomon
City of Burnaby Internet of Things

The City of Burnaby’s CIO offers an Internet of Things reality check

To say Shari Wallace was trash-talking the Internet of Things would not be entirely accurate, but she certainly demonstrated an...

May 22nd, 2015 Shane Schick
Floppy disks

Analyzing the Economic Value of IBM FlashSystem Compared to Traditional Performance Disk Systems

There are two primary vectors of pressure on enterprise storage. One is on the capture side, where more and more...

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Hackers are finding Canada: Report

We like to think that Canada is a country serious hackers aren't interested in. But the latest figures from security...

May 21st, 2015 Howard Solomon
Treasury Board Open Data Exchange

Open Data Exchange aimed at helping firms commercialize public sector data sets

The federal government is spending $3 million on an open data project designed to launch at least 15 new companies,...

May 21st, 2015 Shane Schick
Communications Security Establishment , Canadian electronic spy agency

Canada in spy group looking to leverage mobile vulnerabilities: Report

What do we expect from Canadian spy and policy agencies empowered to intercept suspicious mobile communications -- warn the public...

May 21st, 2015 Howard Solomon