Articles By Brian Clendenin

Telus chief security architect: “Forecast business needs”

The theory is you want to forecast your business’ needs before they find another way to serve them. When we...

April 16th, 2015 Brian Clendenin
Microsoft Cloud and Mobility solutions

Microsoft Canada president: ‘We’re deeply committed to openness’

"Today’s world is more customer-centric than ever before. We know that customers are looking for solutions that work for their...

March 10th, 2015 Brian Clendenin

The sharing economy: Airbnb

In the tech world, the idea of the "sharing economy” is gaining widespread attention. The definition for a sharing economy...

February 23rd, 2015 Brian Clendenin
security and privacy issues

Cisco’s Chief Security and Trust Officer: ‘all hands on deck’

“Cybersecurity in any organization, no matter what the purposes, needs everyone’s involvement.” – John N. Stewart, SVP and Chief Security...

January 30th, 2015 Brian Clendenin
cloud security

Q&A: Former Alberta CISO on overcoming cloud security concerns

Information is widely viewed as a company’s most important asset. And today, more than ever, cyber-threats are a looming presence...

December 19th, 2014 Brian Clendenin
IT in the oil and gas field

Oil & gas companies look for business value in move to the cloud

The oil & gas industry is a pillar of the Canadian economy. To thrive, Canadian companies are continually focused on...

December 10th, 2014 Brian Clendenin

Here’s why the Warner Music Group CTO thinks time to business value is the most important IT metric

Technology is driving change faster than most organizations can adapt. Many IT leaders struggle to add value to the business...

November 21st, 2014 Brian Clendenin
IT, labor, jobs

Canada’s IT labour shortage: Challenges and opportunities

The productivity gap in Canada is widening. At the same time, the Canadian IT market is experiencing increased demand, yet...

July 31st, 2014 Brian Clendenin
Cloud computing

‘New IT’ vs ‘Old IT’: Cloud computing’s technology disruption with’s vice president for strategic research

The transition from “Old IT” to “New IT” is accelerating. And, the discussions about what this means to organizations can...

July 24th, 2014 Brian Clendenin
cloud computing, cloud nfrastructure, cloud services, IT

Cloud is a business strategy and a technology strategy: PayPal CTO

With over 143 million active customers and $125 billion in total payment volume, PayPal is one of the largest financial...

June 20th, 2014 Brian Clendenin