Articles By Brian Jackson

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Hashtag Trending – Elon Musk’s satellite network; Disney’s Star Wars hotel; your creepy cartoon clone

SpaceX has now won approval to put almost 12,000 satellites into orbit. Disney’s got big plans to build new Star...

November 20th, 2018 Brian Jackson
Gift the Code - winning team

Capital One’s Gift the Code hackathon helps close technology gap for charities

I've worked at summer camps as a young adult, so I know just how difficult it is to organize a group...

November 19th, 2018 Brian Jackson
CanadianCIO Census 2018

CanadianCIO Census 2018 reveals outsourcing disappointment is still commonplace

Canadian CIOs are more likely to be disappointed by investments in outsourcing than to be overly pleased, according to IT...

November 16th, 2018 Brian Jackson
BlackBerry acquires Cylance

BlackBerry makes largest acquisition ever in $1.4B purchase of AI firm Cylance

Waterloo, Ont.-based BlackBerry Ltd.  is making its largest acquisition ever in acquiring Irvine, Calif.-based Cylance for $1.4 billion, the firms...

November 16th, 2018 Brian Jackson
COPA 10 years

ITWC celebrates success at 2018 Canadian Online Publishing Awards

IT World Canada continued its decade of success at the Canadian Online Publishing Awards (COPA), with six finalist entries across...

November 15th, 2018 Brian Jackson

Understand how AI can change your business with this simple trick

On stage at a SAS Canada event hosted in Toronto, Creative Destruction Lab founder Ajay Agrawal invites the audience to...

November 15th, 2018 Brian Jackson
Canada-Health-Infoway

Canada Health Infoway launches campaign to connect Canadians with digital health records

Today Canada Health Infoway launches a campaign, Access 2022, that will encourage health care systems across the country to provide...

November 14th, 2018 Brian Jackson
SAP Qualtrics acquisition

SAP to acquire survey software Qualtrics for $8 billion

Waldorf, Germany-based SAP SE announced it has made a deal to acquire survey software firm Qualtrics for $8 billion. Qualtrics...

November 12th, 2018 Brian Jackson
Mark Saunders, CIO Sun Life

5 Lessons from New Technology Leaders: Mark Saunders, Sun Life [CanadianCIO of the Year]

Just when the recession was at its worst in 2008 and financial firms were either buckling down expenses or begging...

November 7th, 2018 Brian Jackson
CTO Tara Mulrooney, Alberta Energy Regulator

5 Lessons from New Technology Leaders: Tara Mulrooney, Alberta Energy Regulator [CanadianCIO of the Year]

Tara Mulrooney originally joined the Energy Resources Conservation Board as a manager of solutions delivery in 2011, following through on...

November 7th, 2018 Brian Jackson