Canadian CIOs need to focus on growth and innovation in 2014

By Suzanne Adnams, Gartner, Inc. CIOs today face a host of digital opportunities and threats, with all industries in all geographies undergoing digital disruption. The strong Canadian economy has provided Canadian organizations with

Published on: July 11th, 2014 Gartner

Why the importance of CIOs is only going to grow

How isolated is the CIO in the executive suite? It's been a question asked for years because there is a sense -- with some empirical evidence to back it up -- that many

Published on: July 2nd, 2014 Howard Solomon

Canadian IT hiring expectations steady for the rest of the year

IT hiring for the rest of the year will likely be as steady as it was at the beginning of 2014, a new survey of Canadian CIOs suggests. According to Robert Half Technology

Published on: June 25th, 2014 Howard Solomon

More layoffs at BlackBerry

It didn't take long for the other shoe to drop after BlackBerry came to a deal last week with the Amazon Appstore to offer 200,000 consumer apps on the company's smart phones when BB

Published on: June 24th, 2014 Howard Solomon

Where does IT security rank?

How important is IT security to an organization? These days, with a data breach seemingly reported every day, the answer is obvious. Yet the reporting chain can get muddled – which also muddles

Published on: June 16th, 2014 Howard Solomon

Site lets you SOS for SAS experts

Hunting for an expert in SAS Institute applications to fill a post in an organization should be easy: By one estimate there are millions of people who use the business analytics software around the

Published on: June 16th, 2014 Howard Solomon

Wide-angle security: modern threats require modern managers

The fact that C-level management is increasingly viewing the entire enterprise through the same wide-angle lens probably doesn't come as big news to most of us. As operations, management and data are increasingly

Published on: June 5th, 2014 Andrew Brooks

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

Leading from the front: top women in tech

FacebThe IT sector can take credit for including more than its share of the most powerful women in the world. Forbes has released its annual list of the "100 World’s Most Powerful Women,"

Published on: May 28th, 2014 Andrew Brooks