Your enterprise mobile plan is just the first step

The problem with enterprise mobility strategies isn't that too few have one; it's that so many are doing a bad job at it. That's according to an Accenture Mobility survey of nearly 1500

Published on: June 12th, 2014 Andrew Brooks

The ten skills to look for when you hire for the cloud

The cloud computing steamroller continues to roll along. As part of its 2014 IT forecast, TEKsystems surveyed around 900 Canadian and U.S. IT managers at organizations of varying size and found that 59

Published on: June 4th, 2014 Andrew Brooks

IoT not A-OK? Ask these tech experts

The Internet of Things is supposed to be a good idea. Pervasive connection to everyone and everything in your life, never being out of reach for even a millisecond, constantly bombarded with messages

Published on: May 20th, 2014 Andrew Brooks

Microsoft reports 2013 surge in Windows malware hits

We're used to reports of malware these days. It seems as if there's a universe of programs whose sole purpose is causing trouble for innocent users like you and me. That's why it's

Published on: May 8th, 2014 Andrew Brooks

Three billion online by end of 2014, says ITU

The developing world is driving the global surge in Internet and mobile connectivity, according to the most recent statistics from the Geneva-based International Telecommunications Union (ITU). There will be three billion Internet users

Published on: May 8th, 2014 Andrew Brooks

Ottawa has failed to foster efficient telcom industry: Report

Ottawa is hurting consumers by encouraging artificial competition in the telecommunications industry, says a new research paper from the Montreal Economics Institute (MEI). “As Europe’s experience shows, high levels of government regulation and

Published on: May 6th, 2014 Andrew Brooks

Survey pinpoints top app development challenges for CIOs

There's many a slip between identifying a business requirement and delivering a solution to that need. Businesses and researchers have generated abundant evidence that a huge proportion of IT project management efforts are

Published on: April 23rd, 2014 Andrew Brooks

IT security staff feel squeezed

Networks face more threats and IT budgets are down. How much pressure do information technology security staffers feel? Quite a bit, says a new survey from Trustwave Holdings Inc., which makes unified threat

Published on: February 19th, 2014 Howard Solomon

Global IT spending still frozen: Study

For the 13th year in a row IT spending around the world was flat, according to a study by Gartner Inc. The IT research company told a group of Toronto-area CIOs last week

Published on: February 11th, 2014 Howard Solomon