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How Softchoice has embraced the decentralization of IT

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ 10/17/2014

Over the past few years, there has been a significant shift in how IT has been characterized, managed and centralized.  For the

In conversation with a start-up: Jay Kapadia from Kiddology

Over the past number of years, I have had the opportunity to work with a number of startups. Some have become clients. I've also become a fan of a number of them. However,

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 17th, 2014 Karim Kanji

Over 8,000 women in technology sharing and learning

Greetings from the Anita Borge Institute's Grace Hopper Conference, also known as Celebration of Women in Computing. For all those who are too young to remember who Grace Hopper was, she was an

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 16th, 2014 Catherine Aczel Boivie

How you can get full investment value for your startup

There is a lot written on the subject of valuations and there are a lot of opinions; however, in the last number of years, a lot of data has been gathered by angel

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 16th, 2014 Gerard Buckley

The BlackBerry Passport: A test drive and tutorial

I took the Passport for a five day test drive over the past week.   In that time I was able to come up to speed, not just on thumb typing, but on all

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 15th, 2014 Jim Love

10 insights on customer engagement from the Digital Trends Showcase

Digital media providers collaborated to showcase a range of engagement scenarios during the Digital Trends Showcase (DTS) in Toronto, Oct. 7 and 8, for over 450 pre-registered brand, media and supply professionals. The

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 14th, 2014 Lyle Bunn

Brivo Labs shows off early implementation of Bionym tech

After a recent successful Series A round of funding, wearable device maker, Bionym announced today that they have begun shipping their Nymi Band to the developer community. The Nymi Band allows users to

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 14th, 2014 Karim Kanji

Gartner Symposium concludes by making clear that CIO challenges are daunting

The uphill battle of the CIO in building themselves into leadership positions involves overcoming not only the general dislike of technology in popular culture, but the view that technology-based rules in the work

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 10th, 2014 Jim Love

Five-year shift made the cloud mainstream: Peter Coffee

Over the last five years, Peter Coffee, vice-president for strategic research at Salesforce.com, has noticed an important shift in the way CIOs perceive the cloud. As part of the leadership team at the global

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 9th, 2014 Shawn Freeman

Gartner shares golden rule of ‘digital humanism’

Yes, it's time for the annual Gartner Symposium for 8,500 senior IT executives, including over 3,000 CIOs. The symposium, an annual event that takes place at the Orlando Disney hotels, is in one

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 9th, 2014 Catherine Aczel Boivie

Tech titans tell Gartner symposium: be a ‘digital humanist’

We started the day with a keynote from Satya Nadella, CEO, Microsoft Corp. and we finished the day with the inventor of the Apple II - Steve Wozniak. A lot happened in between. Nadella

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 9th, 2014 Jim Love

Working remotely works well at Telus

It’s exciting to see how technology is being leveraged to drive leading edge HR management practices and significantly change work structure options. Faced with millennial’s desire for greater flexibility in work hours/location and

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 8th, 2014 Marylka Empey

How do you know if someone is lying during a job interview?

It may be hard to accept that a candidate would sit in front of you during a job interview and tell a lie, but the uncomfortable truth is that they often do. A

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 7th, 2014 Sep Barkhodaee

Resistance is futile, businesses must blend digital humanists and machinists to avoid disruption: Gartner

Day two of the 2014 Gartner Symposium was all about the disruption and change that we are seeing as the digital revolution unfolds. Gartner’s looked at the pace and impact of digital change.

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 7th, 2014 Jim Love

Adobe’s new mobile apps let creatives work seamlessly across devices

Creative professionals who want to work seamlessly across both desktop and mobile devices will want to take note of today's announcement here in Los Angeles that the latest release of Adobe Systems Inc.'s

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 6th, 2014 Francis Moran