Can’t keep your top IT talent? Try people architecture

Organizations having trouble holding onto their top performing personnel might find it worthwhile to try an HR principle that bears...

March 25th, 2014 Nestor E. Arellano

What does IT professional really mean?

IT professional. Nice title but what does it really mean?  A professional, according to Merriam-Webster, “relating to a job that...

November 4th, 2013 Ken Metcalfe

Professionalism: Growing or in a downward spiral?

Professionalism is controversial but primarily only in ICT. Why? Medicine, Law, Accounting we accept it and it is codified. For...

September 30th, 2013 Stephen Ibaraki

Event-anchored learning – A new way to engage students

As the world economy continues to climb out of the financial abyss of 2008, there is another looming crisis on...

September 16th, 2013 Kerry Augustine

Waterloo women in IT project gets government funding

The Government of Canada is providing $300,000 to fund a program aimed at providing jobs for more women in the...

September 5th, 2013 Nestor E. Arellano

New Brunswick defends payroll rebate for Salesforce

The New Brunswick government defended its providing payroll rebate to Salesforce.com Inc. even as the California-based cloud computing company announced...

September 3rd, 2013 Nestor E. Arellano

Offshoring to sweep away 1.5 M IT jobs: Report

About 1.5 million information technology jobs will be lost by 2017 due to offshoring, technology development and slow business growth,...

September 3rd, 2013 Nestor E. Arellano

Microsoft drops Masters certification programs

Microsoft Corp. announced plans to end its popular Microsoft Certification Master, Certified Solutions, and Certified Architect programs as part of...

September 3rd, 2013 Nestor E. Arellano

Careers built on obstructing users are coming to an end

Did you see the Dilbert cartoon for August 24? As with most of us, I’ve laughed along with Mordac, the...

August 28th, 2013 Bruce Stewart