Articles By Brian Jackson

Mobile mapping market grows on back of crowd-sourced data despite imperfections

Crowd sourcing of information may be one of the few drags on the rapid growth of the mobile mapping market...

November 26th, 2018 Brian Jackson
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Hashtag Trending – Foldable smartphone race; Amazon data breach; What is artificial intelligence?

The world’s top two smartphone manufacturers are racing to release foldable smartphones; Amazon suffered a data breach but it won’t...

November 22nd, 2018 Brian Jackson
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Taking Cloud to the Next Level – CanadianCIO Summit panel

With a growing consensus around hybrid cloud infrastructure as the way forward in enterprise IT, this panel looks at the...

November 21st, 2018 Brian Jackson
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Hashtag Trending – Breakup Facebook; Amazon bids on sports TV; FONK is the new FOMO

Should anti-trust laws be dusted off to deal with the tech giants? One of those giants, Amazon, is looking to...

November 21st, 2018 Brian Jackson
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5 Lessons from New Technology Leaders: Jessie Adcock, CTO, City of Vancouver

If anyone personifies what the future CIO of major cities around the world might look like, City of Vancouver Chief...

November 21st, 2018 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