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What you’ll be doing in three years

I have good news and bad news for senior IT administrators: I know what you're going to be doing in...

October 29th, 2014 Howard Solomon

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#FF: Can you guess the Ontario CIO in this case study?

Like the gossip columns of yesteryear, Twitter is a great place to run what we used to call "blind items":...

October 17th, 2014 Shane Schick

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Demand for mobile developers pushing salaries up: Report

CIOs planning their 2015 budgets should be warned: Expect continuing pressure on salaries, particularly for mobile developers, certain security professionals...

October 2nd, 2014 Howard Solomon

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Another bank backs Canadian women in IT group

An association aimed at encouraging Canadian women to have careers in IT has gained another big enterprise backer. The Royal...

September 29th, 2014 Howard Solomon

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IT certifications continue to show value

For about six years IT certifications got no respect. Now it seems they’re having a comeback, at least if you...

September 24th, 2014 Howard Solomon

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In Scotland, tech industry ponders independence referendum

Thursday's referendum in Scotland on independence is being watched by a number of industries there, including its small tech sector....

September 17th, 2014 Howard Solomon

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Get wide experience, not a cybersecurity degree, says this expert

Heresy is something that rarely appears on this site (which is my fault). But a column this week by security...

September 10th, 2014 Howard Solomon

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Playing it safe in the data centre?

The fight over "shadow IT" -- the signing up for cloud services by staff impatient with IT's slow pace of adding...

September 10th, 2014 Howard Solomon

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Group harnesses Canadian tech industry to fight youth unemployment

Youth unemployment in Toronto is in excess of 20 per cent - one of the highest rates in Canada. Yet...

September 10th, 2014 Jim Love