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

Community engagement key factor for success at healthcare IT delivery project in Alberta

Having First Nations community play a leading role in reducing assessment wait times led to an optimum solution and improved data gathering

Cloud-based ERP levels the playing field for retailers

At an event in Toronto, NetSuite and customers talk about how small companies can use cloud-based ERP to keep up with bigger competitors

Cloud comes first, driven by DevOps: ServiceNow survey

  We’re living in cloud-first era, according to a new report released by ServiceNow, and it’s result of DevOps have a strong influence that spans...

Savvius looks to help security teams with forensic investigations

OmniPeek 10 looks to minimize the need for manual protocol analysis and support collaboration between network and security professionals

Mining industry’s efforts around IT has become more focused

Convergence of IT and operational technology is causing a major shift in the skills required as the industry embraces big data, analytics, Internet of Things and drones

ServiceNow takes on cloud sprawl

The company’s ITBM Business Management Suite is a command centre that provides a comprehensive view of all IT resources, projects and costs

DevOps and security need to become better friends

Organizations embracing the DevOps culture believe it can improve application security, but staff are not yet spending enough time together

IT spending rationalization should be about shifting funds to innovation

Rationalization needs to be a strategic project, not a tactical cost take-out initiative. Read why

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