How to get into the cloud – and protect your data

It may look to some people as if there's no negotiating room when entering into agreements with cloud service providers, especially when it comes to protecting sensitive data that may pass through the

Published on: May 19th, 2014 Andrew Brooks

Share why computing is important for Canada on CanCompEd Day

I am writing today not only as a CIPS member, but as chair of the outreach committee of the Canadian Association of Computer Science / Association d’Informatique Canadienne (CACS/AIC), which is organizing Canadian Computing Education

Published on: February 14th, 2014 Daryl Hepting

MOOCs – Massive Open On-line Courses

The Internet, that ubiquitous on‑line digital world, continues its disruptive innovation. The era of sheer content explosion and availability, while still continuing, now drives second and third derivative innovations through intelligent application and

Published on: September 4th, 2013 Ken Metcalfe

Ottawa ranked top global city by Toronto think tank

The nation’s capital was judged the top city in the world in terms of technology, talent and tolerance in a recent ranking of municipalities around the world by a Toronto-based think tank. Ottawa

Published on: August 21st, 2013 nestor e. arellano

Canadian universities lag in IP development: Study

Canadian universities lag behind their United States counterparts when it comes to generating technologies for commercial use, according to a recent study. From Curiosity to Wealth Creation: How University Research Can Boost Economic

Published on: June 7th, 2013

No new connection fees for schools: CANARIE

The industry ministery has approved CANARIE’s cost-recovery plan and universities and colleges connected to the ultra-high speed network of the government-funded, non-profit organization will not have to pay any additional fees. When the

Published on: April 4th, 2013 IT World Canada Staff

HP adds two new units to digital signage offerings

Hewlett-Packard is beefing up digital signage offering with two new low-cost media players, which the company says is ideal for deployment in the retails and hospitality industry as well as education and public

Published on: March 8th, 2013

University of Toronto to offer free IT courses

The University of Toronto is the first institution in Canada to use the Coursera platform, which delivers 43 courses to more than half a million students worldwide. U of T's computer science department will offer

Published on: July 19th, 2012 brian bloom

Teachers worry as UK redraws ICT education

Although the IT industry broadly welcomed education minister Michael Gove's announcement today of a fundamental overhaul in the way ICT is taught in schools, those at the 'chalkface' were much more wary. Teachers

Published on: January 12th, 2012 anh nguyen