university of alberta, IT education,

University of Alberta student charged in password malware incidents

A 19-year old University of Alberta student is facing numerous criminal charges after password-harvesting malware was discovered on 304 of...

January 6th, 2017 Howard Solomon

Navdeep Bains

Innovation Minister plans education push to solve Canada’s IT skills gap

TORONTO – The federal government does not have a monopoly on good ideas. That was the first message delivered by...

November 16th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

How a Canadian university is overhauling its approach to IT security

The day an organization is successfully attacked is memorable for most IT professionals. David Shipley has no trouble remembering the...

January 12th, 2016 Howard Solomon

How to move your career ahead in project management

To certify or not to certify, that is the question

This summer, I am making my annual trip to the Stratford Festival to take part in a performance of “Hamlet”...

September 4th, 2015 Bruce Harpham

ICT skills shortage set to worsen as pipeline slows down and workers retire

Despite the looming threat of recession, Canada still has a skills shortage in the digital economy, according to the Information...

July 30th, 2015 Gary Hilson

Delete with confidence: The policies needed to support enterprise data growth

Data is growing exponentially in every organization, but large school systems at the primary and secondary levels face their own...

July 7th, 2015 Gary Hilson

Graphic of Internet of Things in a cloud

The IoT is pulling IT and engineering skills together in a highly-sought after combination

A shortage of IT skills in large enterprises is an age-old lament; the Internet of Things (IoT) is giving it...

July 5th, 2015 Gary Hilson

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

Technical writing and blogging

How writing has benefited me as an IT professional

On celebrating my third month of blogging, I would like to share with you what beginning to write has done...

May 19th, 2015 Tamer Marzouk