CIOs should do more on business transformation, says Dell exec

Business process transformation is on the minds of Canadian CIOs but not enough of them are doing something about it, says the head of Dell Inc.'s software division . "Some (CIOs) have accepted

Published on: July 25th, 2014 Howard Solomon

Sexism and IT: Another chapter

The low number of women in information technology careers has been the subject of commentary for decades.  There are various reasons why, some in the industry say: Women just don't go into tech, or those that do

Published on: July 23rd, 2014 Howard Solomon

What’s your organization’s digital IQ?

IT is consuming an increasing amount of an enterprise’s resources, from new applications to boosting network security. Yet, as every CIO knows, some organizations use information technology better than others. PricewaterhouseCooper thinks good

Published on: July 16th, 2014 Howard Solomon

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