IT administrators are shadow IT’s worst culprits

We've all been warned about the dangers of the bring-your-own-device (BYOD) phenomenon - employees are using their personal devices for work, and with those personal devices come their own apps for storage and

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: December 6th, 2013 Candice So

Canadians want high-tech, remote offices, Rogers survey shows

Desks strewn with laptops, tablets, and personal smartphones, with less people physically in the office and more in the coffee shop down the block, and nary a PC in sight – this is

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 28th, 2013 Candice So

The future of managing BYOD: race to mobile data management

With the bring your own device (BYOD) trend catching on within offices everywhere, businesses are thinking about how to integrate their employees' devices into their workplaces. The question is, how do you manage

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 24th, 2013 Candice So

3 ways Telus improved its employee engagement

About six years ago, Telus Corp. was having a problem. It was having trouble keeping its employees engaged at its company. In 2007, an internal survey of about 4,000 employees showed only about

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 24th, 2013 Candice So

The meaning of Ballmer [an insider’s take]

Change at the top of the world’s largest tech companies is always a seismic event. We all remember where we were when we first heard Bill Gates was going to step down as

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: August 23rd, 2013 Carmi Levy

8 strategies to take your business to the next level

Every business comes to a point in its life cycle where an evaluation must be made to decide what aspects of the company are in need of a little change. Maybe you've noticed

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: August 14th, 2013 Joseph Stark

‘Frienemies’ at work – is your data safe?

If you have children or are young enough to remember back to your school days, the term “frenemy” might be familiar – the concept that someone inside your group of friends might be

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: February 7th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Valve’s secret to HR success

Valve Corp. is well known for the phenomenal success of its games but its unorthodox management structure has largely remained a mystery – until now. After a copy of Valve's employee handbook was

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 23rd, 2012 Christine Wong

Creating mobile security policy? Remember ‘I love you,’ Kaspersky says

I.T. administrators in charge of securing mobile devices must be prepared to tell even executives there are no exceptions when it comes to company policies, says an executive from a security vendor. User

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: September 27th, 2012 Brian Jackson

OnLive woes show challenges of cloud startups

It was a long weekend for California-based cloud video games firm OnLive, and not the good kind. On Friday, an e-mail went out to all the employees at the firm were told they'd

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: August 20th, 2012 Brian Jackson

Can you BYOD to work? Nearly 60 per cent of Canadians believe they can

Fifty-nine per cent of Canadian employees believe they are allowed to use their own personal device for work, according to a joint study by Dell and Intel.That's only the workers' perception of BYOD

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 25th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Electronic Arts Canada offices may see layoffs this week: report

Electronic Arts (EA) is expected to layoff between 500 to 1,000 employees this week, reports Silicon Valley blog Startup Grind.That represents up to 11 per cent of the company's total staff, according to

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: April 16th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Sony set to cut 10,000 jobs in restructuring push

Sony will cut 10,000 jobs globally, or about 6 percent of its workforce, this year as part of a restructuring plan under its new president, Japan's largest business paper reported Monday.The Nikkei, without

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: April 9th, 2012 Jay Alabaster

Acquisitions: Dell to buy Wyse, Ericsson completes BelAir deal

In today's acquisition news, LM Ericsson has completed its deal to purchase Ottawa's BelAir Networks and Dell has signed an agreement to buy Wyse Technology.BelAir's Ottawa employees will retain their jobs now that

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: April 2nd, 2012