HP expands BI consulting services

As organizations accumulate tens of gigabytes and more of data, they may feel they don’t have the resources to craft a strategy for leveraging it. They may even have some business intelligence capabilities,

Published on: August 28th, 2014 Howard Solomon

Eight tips for resilient big data apps

One of the problems with big data applications is they have to handle big data -- we're talking huge data sets. As Supreet Oberoi, vice-president of Concurrent Inc. , a maker of the

Published on: August 25th, 2014 Howard Solomon

An energy sector CIO explains what’s needed to stop security threats early

For most CIOs, “uptime” is all about whether servers or other IT infrastructure is running properly, but Doug Thomas is one of the few who is literally focused on keeping the lights on.

Published on: August 11th, 2014 Shane Schick

People, not IT, come first in data security, Toronto group told

Big data presents a lot of potential for organizations of all sizes. But the head of the Ontario division of the Canadian Information Processing Society (CIPS) says any work with big data needs to be

Published on: August 5th, 2014 Candice So

#ITWCIOT: An ITWC Twitter chat on the Internet of Things

Updated July 30 at 3:17 p.m. ET: We had a great Twitter chat on the Internet of Things! Thanks again to everyone who joined. In case you missed the chat, keep reading on

Published on: July 14th, 2014 Howard Solomon

IT working with business units on Internet of Things: Canadian survey

The number of smart connected devices in Canada is poised to balloon from 28 million in 2013 to no less than 114 million in five years, according to a study on Internet of

Published on: July 14th, 2014 Nestor E. Arellano

Is Google eyeing big data analytics in electronic medical records?

Google might be getting into the analytics of electronic medical records (“EMR” or "EHR" for electronic health records). Google’s Co-CEO, Larry Page, was interviewed during the company’s Google I/O event. He noted that

Published on: July 7th, 2014 Chris Lau

Ontario water project on verge of a torrent of data

From little things, big data grows. That might be the slogan of the Southern Ontario Water Consortium, a partnership of eight Ontario universities which is building a data platform for water testing technologies

Published on: July 5th, 2014 Howard Solomon

Discover the value of analytics [sponsored]

In this video, hosted by Jim Love, CIO of IT World Canada, we hear from marketing and technology leaders as they share their perspectives on why analytics matter and just how growth can

Published on: June 19th, 2014 IT World Canada Staff