IT must communicate liabilities and consequences of technical debt

This summer, Southwest Airlines experienced a chain of failures that led to cancelled 2,300 flights over four days, costing the...

September 22nd, 2016 Gary Hilson


Oracle maintains cloud-centric course as enterprise IT budgets remain flat

There’s a feeling of déjà vu permeating the keynotes at this year's Oracle OpenWorld -- the company continues to tout achievements in...

September 19th, 2016 Gary Hilson


Data centre capacity continues to shift to commercial providers

Demand for data centre space is growing, but there are actually fewer in Canada, according to a recent IDC report....

August 30th, 2016 Gary Hilson

The rise of ebook subscriptions: Would you “Netflix” your books?

In the 19th century, many books were published in installments. Charles Dickens published several of his novels in the newspapers....

August 17th, 2016 Bruce Harpham

Canadian Tire storefront

Canadian Tire CTO Eugene Roman outlines $400 million drive to shift gears as a ‘clicks-and-bricks’ retailer

This is not your grandfather’s Canadian Tire. An augmented reality catalogue. Virtual reality store displays. A gaming lab. And a...

April 22nd, 2016 staff

Julia White, Microsoft cloud road show

Microsoft keeps it cloud open, yet secure for hybrid enterprises

Microsoft Corp. rolled into town Monday with its Cloud Roadshow aimed at providing an exclusive training session for IT staff. The...

November 10th, 2015 Gary Hilson


Dell, EMC combination needs to offer product roadmap clarity for CIOs

When the news broke on Thanksgiving Monday that Dell was buying EMC, with the merger being touted as one of...

November 8th, 2015 Gary Hilson


Enterprises must accept the new world economy of running IT in the cloud or perish

Oracle partner Wipro see consumers driving IT transformations through their expectations of digital experiences that only an agile cloud environment...

October 28th, 2015 Gary Hilson


Cloud provider selection: The tools you’ll need and the homework you’ll have to do

In theory, one of the benefits of moving IT functions to the cloud is simplifying operations. In practice, however, it...

August 19th, 2015 Gary Hilson