Brexit - next exit sign

Tracking the Brexit hype cycle

Will Brexit make it into the Oxford Dictionary this year? It's certainly a popular word these days! Perhaps "Brexit" will...

July 4th, 2016 Don Sheppard

IoT

Ecosystems, openness, and other IT definitions you should care about

In my last blog I identified four major IT “ecosystems” that are proving to be fertile grounds for emerging technologies....

June 30th, 2016 Don Sheppard

bitcoin, cryptocurrency

Bitcoins: A danger to IT?

Just because we can do something, should it be done? Satoshi Nakamoto perhaps should have thought about this before inventing...

June 6th, 2016 Donna Lindskog

cloud computing

Why choosing your cloud service provider carefully is key

The ease of set-it-and-forget-it cloud service is resetting IT’s role and transforming its entire relationship with business units, according to...

May 3rd, 2016 Christine Wong

job candidates, hiring, people

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

CCmarch2015 IT management style, executives

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