As-a-Service changes the game for Toronto start ups in surprising ways

Something is changing in the Toronto tech community. The evidence was on display at a recent SalesHacker event. Prior to the event, host Kenny Goldman was warned he wouldn’t get much of a

Published on: May 20th, 2016 Geoff Foulds

Healthcare and recent technology developments

The conduct of clinical trial will witness significant changes over the coming few years. The emergence of new technologies and continued exponential growth of data and information generated daily in the clinic and

Published on: February 10th, 2016 Tamer Marzouk

Security in the Cloud: A whole new toolbox

Is cloud computing inherently secure? Depends on how you look at it. It sounds like a facile answer to the question, but security in the cloud really comes down to your approach to

Published on: December 21st, 2015 Ryan Patrick

Dropbox announces shutdown of Mailbox, Carousel services

Dropbox will be shutting down its Mailbox and Carousel services early next year, co-founders Drew Houston and Arash Ferdowsi announced in a blog post today. Mailbox, an email streamlining app for mobile devices

Published on: December 7th, 2015 Eric Emin Wood

From Big Pink to big data:  How crunching numbers helps the music industry

The Loser Now Bob Dylan said that the times were a-changin’ in the mid-1960’s.  Truer today than he, or anyone could have imagined, the world of the musician is in a state of

Published on: August 25th, 2015 Robert Cordray

Five steps to a cloud strategy

Are you taking a strategic approach to the cloud? Not all companies are being pushed into the new computing paradigm by the drumbeat of the hype machine. But if your cloud journey is

Published on: June 23rd, 2015 Jeff Jedras

Cloud computing offers many benefits businesses cannot afford to ignore

Cloud computing has created a range of opportunities for businesses seeking to improve their working process. The technologies, services and options that are currently available can allow workers to enjoy greater flexibility while

Published on: June 15th, 2015 Robert Cordray

10 predictions for the future of the Canadian IT market

Looking ahead to the next four years for the Canadian IT market, research firm IDC Canada sees continued change as companies and users move to the third platform, based in cloud computing and

Published on: June 8th, 2015 Jeff Jedras

Hackers increasingly targeting cloud providers, not consumer devices

Rather than going after your smartphone, more and more cybercriminals will simply seek out cloud providers for their collections of consumer and corporate data – all at a faster rate than before, putting

Published on: December 15th, 2014 Dave Yin

Here’s why the Warner Music Group CTO thinks time to business value is the most important IT metric

Technology is driving change faster than most organizations can adapt. Many IT leaders struggle to add value to the business and must evolve their thinking or risk being disintermediated. It is not enough

Published on: November 21st, 2014 Brian Clendenin

How Softchoice has embraced the decentralization of IT

Over the past few years, there has been a significant shift in how IT has been characterized, managed and centralized.  For the longest time, IT teams have been known as the gatekeepers of

Published on: October 17th, 2014 Ashley Huffman

Banks and financial services eyeing the cloud, SAP and Ovum research says

The cloud isn’t just reserved for startups and other tech businesses – banks and financial services companies are looking to tap into it, too. That’s the conclusion of a survey released this week

Published on: September 12th, 2014 Candice So

Google offering startups $100,000 credit for Google Cloud Platform

Google Inc. announced today it’s giving out a one-year, $100,000 credit to startups using its Google Cloud Platform service, a boon for new companies looking to use the cloud to get their businesses

Published on: September 12th, 2014 Candice So

‘New IT’ vs ‘Old IT’: Cloud computing’s technology disruption

The transition from "Old IT" to "New IT" is accelerating. And, the discussions about what this means to organizations can be passionate at times  ̶  particularly around cloud computing. We are increasingly hearing

Published on: July 24th, 2014 Brian Clendenin