Articles By Alex Coop

Canada’s CIO Strategy Council publishes national AI standards

In what it claims is a world first, Canada’s CIO Strategy Council has released a new set of standards to...

October 10th, 2019 Alex Coop

AWS is making moves in Canada, but so are its critics as protests disrupt summit

Amazon Web Services made it clear last week at its AWS Summit in Toronto that it's serious about its ongoing...

October 7th, 2019 Alex Coop
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Hashtag Trending – Facebook takes a left hook, Uber Works, ‘Get to the choppa’

Facebook gets an earful from the Court of Justice of the European Union, Uber’s new gig economy and helicopter service....

October 7th, 2019 Alex Coop

Avaya announces strategic partnership with RingCentral

Avaya Holdings Corp. kicked off the month of October with some major news. While it didn’t get acquired like many...

October 3rd, 2019 Alex Coop

Telus to buy ADT Security Services Canada for $700 million

Telus Corp. is expanding its home and business security operations after buying ADT Security Services Canada Inc. for approximately $700...

October 2nd, 2019 Alex Coop
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Hashtag Trending – Zuckerberg is nervous, Facebook unlikes ‘likes’, Amazon Go-ing mainstream

Democratic presidential candidate hopeful Elizabeth Warren makes Mark Zuckerberg nervous, Facebook tests the removal of its ‘likes’ system, and Amazon’s...

October 2nd, 2019 Alex Coop

Canadian government data is getting cloudier, signaling a ‘massive leap of faith’ in public cloud, says Microsoft

The Canadian government’s ongoing effort to adopt the public cloud took another step forward this summer with the help of...

October 1st, 2019 Alex Coop

Survey shows that Canadian women still don’t feel welcome by tech companies

Nearly 50 per cent of women in Canada don’t think tech companies really want to hire them, according to a...

September 30th, 2019 Alex Coop
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Hashtag Trending – WeWork Canada in limbo, sued, Facebook standards confusion

WeWork Canada’s plans are in limbo after its CEO exits, allegedly tricked hundreds of thousands of users into buying...

September 27th, 2019 Alex Coop

Who should the CISO report to, and other CloudSec 2019 takeaways

Cloud computing has become widely accepted by Canadian businesses, but that doesn’t mean they’ve figured out how to use it...

September 26th, 2019 Alex Coop