Dave Gordon

Dave Gordon is a freelance writer whose work has appeared in more than 100 publications around the world.

Articles by Dave Gordon

Tech Shuk highlights climate change innovators

Five hundred people attending Tech Shuk in Montreal may very well have been first to publicly see the next big innovation that could change...

Why payroll security should be handled by the cloud in the new normal

Companies have been hesitant to shift certain workloads to the cloud. Payroll, for instance, has largely been kept on-premises. Having your head in the cloud might not be a bad idea anymore.

A checklist for success in the cloud

Cloud was supposed to save money, they said. But when one company’s yearly storage costs quickly ballooned from $80,000 to $2.5 million, “the boss...

How to empower your team to curate their own tech stacks while mitigating risk

In today’s climate of self-service SaaS, bring your own device (BYOD), and plug-and-play tech culture, your employees are tech natives who curate their own tech stacks. This, of course, comes with risks.

Microsoft Canada president says startups should collaborate more, but ‘not to the point of giving up your secrets’

IT World Canada sat down with Microsoft Canada president Kevin Peesker to talk about the Comet competition and the startup scene in Canada.

Tips for coping with the constantly changing cloud scene

As cloud providers offer increasingly sophisticated and rich offerings, companies are realizing that the move to the cloud provides them with a real opportunity...

Dealer-FX’s Alan Fong | A 2019 CanadianCIO of the Year finalist

The data from at least three quarters of a million cars are being tracked by coding that’s traced back to Alan Fong, Chief Technology Officer of Dealer-FX. “The weight of the world is on my shoulders,” Fong jests.

Riding the wave: harnessing the power of data

Sometimes it is the small things that data can point to that can make a huge difference. For a Brampton-based company, a simple analysis of...

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