Gary Hilson

Gary Hilson is a Toronto-based freelance writer who has written thousands of words for print and pixel in publications across North America. His areas of interest and expertise include software, enterprise and networking technology, memory systems, green energy, sustainable transportation, and research and education. His articles have been published by EE Times, SolarEnergy.Net, Network Computing, InformationWeek, Computing Canada, Computer Dealer News, Toronto Business Times and the Ottawa Citizen, among others.

Articles by Gary Hilson

How to eliminate data silos to fuel agility and productivity

Microsoft continues to break down silos with general availability for Azure Synapse; announces new data governance solution Azure Purview For those enterprises ready to break...

Perfect CIO retirement: join a board of directors

Helen Polatajko started her Canadian CIO journey at a startup during interesting times and created an opportunity to help boards better understand technology

CIPS honours Cavoukian as a fellow

Former privacy commissioner’s “Privacy by Design” framework is has informed elements of the European Union’s pending General Data Protection Regulation

IT staff brace for tough times

The majority of IT departments foresee rough waters ahead for the next three years, believing ITSM practices are not keeping up and expectations of millennial employees remain unmet

Brightest prospect for blockchain may be private deployments: Juniper

Deployments of private blockchain technologies for permissioned ledgers have more potential than public chains running cryptocurrencies

CIBC leads Canadian banks in online functionality

Forrester’s 2017 Canadian Online Banking Functionality Benchmark each bank offers lessons for others

Axia ramps up Internet speeds in rural Alberta

The company is increasing Internet speeds in several communities on the heels of last year’s announcement it would invest $100 million in building fibre to the premise to several towns throughout the province.

Cybersecurity and cloud are top IT concerns for Canadian organizations

CDW Canada survey found most businesses are opting for a hybrid cloud with data management and security taking up the bulk of the attention

Tech News