Report from Oracle’s Innovation Forum

I attended the Oracle Innovation Forum in Toronto on Nov. 6,  a full day seminar billed as an opportunity to "see innovation in practice."  There were two keynotes and three parallel presenter tracks:

Published on: November 14th, 2013 Don Sheppard

Why Microsoft’s Surface works for me

Hello Regular Readers In February 2011 I persevered through Microsoft’s online release of the Surface Pro 128 and got one, at release, online, despite a marathon journey through rejected credit cards that were

Published on: November 7th, 2013 Dave O'Leary

Why the Chromebook will revive HP

Hewlett-Packard is shifting its strategy in the world of computing. Without a position in mobile smartphones, HP needs to strengthen its core business in personal computers to remain a key player. The world

Published on: October 15th, 2013 Chris Lau

Apple’s empire advances

Apple earned the title of being the most valuable brand in the world. Even after releasing two refreshed iPhone 5 models, the 5S and the 5C that were initially greeted by the financial

Published on: October 2nd, 2013 Chris Lau

Linux skills are hot in an improving IT hiring front

IT professionals enjoyed a dramatically improved hiring landscape in 2010, marked in particular by the fewest job cuts in a year since 2000.That's according to global outplacement firm Challenger, Gray & Christmas, which

Published on: January 26th, 2011 Katherine Noyes

China, Taiwan agree to annual tech conventions

TAIPEI- China and Taiwan agreed this week to hold annual conventions on a range of technological issues, including joint academic research and sharing of data, an advisor to the island government said last

Published on: January 19th, 2011 ralph jennings

With thick skin, Google CIO finds his job rewarding

When Ben Fried left his post as IT managing director at Morgan Stanley and took over as Google's CIO in May 2008, he knew what he was getting into: supporting a user base

Published on: January 17th, 2011 Juan Carlos Perez

Big day out for CIOs

Today's CIOs are busier than ever, but business strategist Donna Sturgess says a day off from the office for an "immersion" will refresh their view of the organisation, and generate new ideas for

Published on: January 10th, 2011 divina paredes

How to co-exist with the cloud

The next 12 months will be an important time for many IT managers and professionals looking to solidify their future careers in the industry, according to Info-Tech Research Group Ltd.The London, Ont.-based consultancy

Published on: January 3rd, 2011 Rafael Ruffolo