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A CIO’s insights on Microsoft’s new “Lync” version called “Skype for Business”

The TV screen said "via Skype" as I watched the news broadcast that was a continuous video conference with all types of...

May 15th, 2015 Chris Henry

The future of IT

Wisdom: Designers are servants

I recently found some wise words about the design role.  In the book Wisdom by Andrew Zuckerman,  Terence Conran says...

May 11th, 2015 Donna Lindskog

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Cloud computing and its trends

Cloud computing in simple words is a type of computing in which all resources, information and applications are managed in...

May 8th, 2015 IT World Canada


Goldcorp vice president: ‘Simplify your IT strategy’

“Simplifying IT leads to improved performance at the operational level while at the same time reducing costs and risk” -...

May 6th, 2015 Brian Clendenin

Managing the budget in a business

CIO leadership fundamentals: Managing the money

One of the most challenging aspects of a CIO’s position is to ensure that there are indeed adequate financial resources...

April 22nd, 2015 Gary Davenport

Microsoft Cloud and Mobility solutions

Everything you need to consider about Windows Server 2003 migration

I consider migrating from WS03 as more of a mindset than a list of steps. The migration decision goes beyond...

March 30th, 2015 Tamer Marzouk

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CIO leadership fundamentals part 2: Relationships do matter

This is the second in a series of short blogs on the CIO basics from a practitioner perspective. First up...

February 20th, 2015 Gary Davenport

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Homogeneous is good if it’s milk, bad if it’s innovation

We want to be the best. Who doesn't? If we just wanted to be good, no organization would need a strategic IT leader. They could...

February 19th, 2015 Kevin Pashuk

IT explosion due to change

Blowing up the IT department

It's not every day you get the opportunity to blow up your organization. Metaphorically anyway. At an offsite strategy meeting...

February 11th, 2015 Kevin Pashuk