Eight tips for resilient big data apps

One of the problems with big data applications is they have to handle big data -- we're talking huge data sets. As Supreet Oberoi, vice-president of Concurrent Inc. , a maker of the

Published on: August 25th, 2014 Howard Solomon

Baseball media provider scores by consolidating IT staff

When baseball fans walk into Toronto’s Rogers Centre for a Toronto Blue Jays game they may not notice several boxes mounted on the outside walls of the stadium. They are wireless transmitters that

Published on: August 11th, 2014 Howard Solomon

Vancouver firm updates software development environment

A Vancouver software company has issued the latest version of its cloud platform for agile application development with special pricing. ActiveState Software released version 3.4 of Stackato, with new capabilities including application rollback

Published on: August 1st, 2014 Howard Solomon

Five BYOD best practices

Published on: July 29th, 2014 Howard Solomon

The Apple-IBM deal: What it means to enterprises

When two IT giants for a partnership one thing is certain: Industry observers will go overboard trying to make it into an earth-shaking event. Here, for example, is ComputerWorld U.S. columnist Ryan Faas

Published on: July 18th, 2014 Howard Solomon

Upcoming Android to have enterprise security features

This year’s edition of the Google I/O developers conference opened Wednesday with a focus on the next version of Android and how it will work its way into cars,  TVs and wearable devices.

Published on: June 25th, 2014 Howard Solomon

Another reason to be wary of Android

Many IT security professionals have been leery of allowing Android-toting employees at their organizations to have access to their networks because of security concerns. Now another justification has emerged: The discovery of poorly-coded

Published on: June 19th, 2014 Howard Solomon

The ten skills to look for when you hire for the cloud

The cloud computing steamroller continues to roll along. As part of its 2014 IT forecast, TEKsystems surveyed around 900 Canadian and U.S. IT managers at organizations of varying size and found that 59

Published on: June 4th, 2014 Andrew Brooks

KPMG announces new enterprise app incubator

It's a truism that the era of Big Data has added huge challenges for enterprises seeking to unlock the value in that data. That's why data analytics is such a booming field right

Published on: May 30th, 2014 Andrew Brooks