Articles By Alex Radu

Avanade CEO on how businesses can tackle the skills gap and accrue talent

TORONTO - Every business dipping its toe into the digital age is worrying about the skills gap. So what can they do to tackle that gap and accrue talent? As a senior leader  of

Published on: June 23rd, 2017 Alex Radu

Reviewing the smartphone built for Canada – All Hands on Tech

Smartphones probably aren't the first thing you think of when the power tool aficionado Dewalt comes to mind, but that will change with the Dewalt MD501: the rugged Android smartphone built for the

Published on: June 21st, 2017 Alex Radu

Google gets into the job-search game

Google is cutting out the middle man when it comes to job hunting with its new jobs search engine. With Google for Jobs, the Redwood, CA-based company is allowing job hunters to find

Published on: June 20th, 2017 Alex Radu

Surface Pro (2017) Review – All Hands on Tech

The next iteration of Microsoft's flagship Surface device is here, but is it worth the upgrade? Microsoft is dropping the numeral behind the the Surface Pro line, but make no mistake, the 2017

Published on: June 15th, 2017 Alex Radu

Education program bringing indigenous schools together nabs top honor at 2017 Digital Transformation Awards

The ambitious vision of connecting every indigenous school in Canada to an HD video telepresence network seems to be bearing fruit. Connected North is this year's public sector small-to-medium-sized enterprise (SME) winner of

Published on: June 14th, 2017 Alex Radu

Digital transformation now part of CIO’s day-to-day

No matter the organization, digital transformation has a bigger impact on the day-to-day work of Canadian CIOs than previously thought, according to the 2017 CanadianCIO Census. Digital transformation is without question on the

Published on: June 14th, 2017 Alex Radu

Windows 10 S holds back the Surface Laptop – All Hands on Tech Review

The Surface Laptop is a great addition to Microsoft's Surface family, but its operating system may leave potential buyers wanting. This time on All Hands on Tech, Alex tackles the Surface Laptop, but

Published on: June 13th, 2017 Alex Radu

Samsung’s Galaxy Book now available in Canada

Samsung isn't letting Microsoft and Apple have all the fun. With the next Surface Pro and iPad Pro releasing this June, Samsung's own Galaxy Book is entering the ring. The Galaxy Book is

Published on: June 9th, 2017 Alex Radu

This Alberta-based provider started from the bottom to digitally transform

In order to digitally transform, Alberta-based electricity provider Enmax went back to the basics, starting with enhancing employee communication. Headquartered in Calgary, the Enmax business, through its subsidiaries, revolves around selling electricity to

Published on: June 7th, 2017 Alex Radu

This brick-and-mortar print shop embraced digital transformation to survive

It may seem like embracing digital transformation is obvious now, but tell that to the brick and mortar shops who have faded away. Founded in 1999 in Markham, ON., SinaLite came into being

Published on: June 5th, 2017 Alex Radu

LG bringing the stylus back to smartphones

If BlackBerry can bring back the keyboard smartphone, then why can't LG bring back the stylus? The South Korean company announced today the Canadian availability of its latest stylus equipped smartphone, the LG

Published on: June 2nd, 2017 Alex Radu

Say hello to our new Tech in Sports podcast – 3rd Stringers!

Welcome to the Tech in Sports podcast, 3rd Stringers! Every episode, Paolo Del Nibletto, Mandy Kovacs, and Alex Radu sit down to discuss the biggest news in sports technology, as well as the

Published on: June 1st, 2017 Alex Radu

Ford abruptly replaces CEO to target digital transformation

As the automaker's stock price continues to drop, Ford Motor Company announced that Jim Hackett will be taking over as CEO, abruptly ending Mark Field's tenure at just under three years. The change comes

Published on: May 23rd, 2017 Alex Radu

New Microsoft Surface Pro 20% faster

At an event in Shanghai, China, Microsoft Corp. announced the successor to 2016's Surface Pro 4 - the Surface Pro. While the new Surface Pro could be considered the Surface Pro 5, the Redmond, Wash.-based

Published on: May 23rd, 2017 Alex Radu