Articles By brian bloom

Disaster recovery plans meet insurance policies

Addressing the press around 10 years ago, former U.S. Secretary of State Donald Rumsfeld offered a terse explanation of how...

July 25th, 2015 brian bloom
IBM: Computers will have five senses by 2018

IBM: Computers will have five senses by 2018

At least outside of science fiction, computers haven’t usually been built in our own image. They were developed for certain...

January 8th, 2013 brian bloom
Toronto firm drives communication at Subaru

Toronto firm drives communication at Subaru

Subaru Canada is streamlining its communications using Microsoft Lync, avoiding the phone and email tag that were putting spokes in the...

December 14th, 2012 brian bloom
Microsoft patches IE10, Windows 8, Word

Microsoft patches IE10, Windows 8, Word

Following the release of a slew of new Microsoft products, the company is also plugging some new security holes.  This week, Microsoft released updates...

December 12th, 2012 brian bloom
Microsoft demos Windows 8 enterprise features

Microsoft demos Windows 8 enterprise features

Microsoft gave members of the Canadian media a hands-on look at some of the features of its new Windows 8...

December 12th, 2012 brian bloom
Analysts: IT skills gap hitting Canada hard

Analysts: IT skills gap hitting Canada hard

The bad news: Canada lacks the supply of IT talent it needs to meet demand. The good news? Well, at...

December 11th, 2012 brian bloom
Cloud and the IT ‘dinosaur’

Cloud and the IT ‘dinosaur’

I was recently at a HP conference in Frankfurt, Germany, where I had the opportunity to talk about the so-called...

December 10th, 2012 brian bloom
Three IT predictions for 2013

Three IT predictions for 2013

It's that time of year again. At IT World, we're all coming up with our own IT forecasts for 2013....

December 10th, 2012 brian bloom
Coveo gets $18 million in funding

Coveo gets $18 million in funding

Quebec-based information management company Coveo has been granted $18 million in funding from a venture capital firm, the company announced...

December 10th, 2012 brian bloom
IBM develops nanophotonics chip for mass market

IBM develops nanophotonics chip for mass market

IBM Corp. has announced that after years of research into nanophotonics, it has discovered a way to build optical circuits directly into...

December 10th, 2012 brian bloom