MTS looking for new CEO

Pierre Blouin will step down as CEO of Manitoba Telecom Services (MTS) later this year after nine years as the head of a telecom company that tried and failed to make a national

Published on: August 13th, 2014 Howard Solomon

Outsourcing and the cloud

Outsourcing and its younger and faster-growing cousin, cloud computing, have come to occupy an increasing amount of time in the planning of CIOs -- to the point where some are wondering if they

Published on: August 13th, 2014 Howard Solomon

Business needs a new kind of information technology employee

How often have you heard about the fast pace of change in the IT world and how hard it is to keep up? That fast change used to be about hardware and software.

Published on: August 13th, 2014 Dave O'Leary

How to extend your stay as CIO

Most C-level executives have ambition -- otherwise they wouldn't be at the top. But it sometimes seems that after struggling so long to get there CIOs don't stay very long in one firm. This

Published on: August 11th, 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

How to be a winning project manager: Manage up and out

Are you working flat out to deliver your project while almost no one is noticing or seems to care? Winning project managers avoid this situation by managing up and out. This shift in

Published on: August 5th, 2014 Yogi Schulz

GE Capital’s CIO rolls back outsourcing

There's been a seeming never-ending fight within the C-level of many organizations in the last decade about how much of IT can be outsourced. Those who have control of the budget often force

Published on: August 5th, 2014 Howard Solomon

Ryerson continuing education offers big data and analytics certificate

With enterprises increasingly seeing the importance of analyzing large data sets , IT departments and lines of business are looking for people with a wide range of data skills. Some can be had

Published on: July 30th, 2014 Howard Solomon

Are you helping to get the best from new IT hires?

One of the hardest tasks for IT managers is hiring staff. What combination of technical skills, enthusiasm and experience are needed for each opening? They might take a lesson from the stories of

Published on: July 30th, 2014 Howard Solomon