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The IT skills shortage — fact or myth?

For some years now, I have been seeing a reasonably large number of articles about the "impending skills shortage" in...

March 8th, 2016 William Turgeon

8 tips to stay ahead of the top 2016 data protection trends

8 tips to stay ahead of the top 2016 data protection trends

Data protection has never been more in the forefront, as information increasingly is the lifeblood and differentiator in a constantly...

March 8th, 2016 IT World Canada Team

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6 CIO responsibilities for digital business

How clearly defined are your responsibilities for digital business? Are you the a) champion; b) influencer; c) facilitator of digital...

February 17th, 2016 Gartner

A New Application Development Approach for Today’s Speed of Business

A New Application Development Approach for Today’s Speed of Business

Given market and economic conditions, the most sensible solution is for IT to empower an enterprise’s business users to support application...

February 7th, 2016 IT World Canada Team

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Is software really eating the world?

Marc Andreessen of Mosaic, Netscape fame and an investor in many well-known Internet companies, stated in a New York Times...

February 1st, 2016 Don Sheppard

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Technology is an over-used word

Do you think that technology is an over-used word? The IT industry is replete with terms that are either poorly...

January 11th, 2016 Don Sheppard

Cisco Enterprise Mobility Landscape Survey 2015

Cisco Enterprise Mobility Landscape Survey 2015

Mobility is a strategic imperative for an organization’s success because it enables employees to work anywhere, anytime, on any device....

January 1st, 2016 IT World Canada Team

Technicity 2015

A few observations from Technicity 2015

I was lucky enough to be able to attend Technicity 2015 at the MaRS building in Toronto on December 3. ...

December 8th, 2015 Don Sheppard

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Is your IT department using network segmentation?

Despite the vast amount of technology that’s developing IT professionals are constantly battling sinking networks. To combat this, system administrators...

November 17th, 2015 Robert Cordray