Hand-me-down smartphones getting a new lease on life

Are you one of those smartphone users quick to dump your handset when something shiny and new comes along? New research shows you’re in the majority, and you’re also helping to fuel a

Published on: February 18th, 2015 Jeff Jedras

As demand for mobile data rockets upward, service providers and developers need to adjust: Gartner

It’s no surprise more of us are turning to our smartphones and tablets for work and play, especially when we use those devices to check our email, watch videos online, and check up

Published on: February 5th, 2015 Candice So

PC sales improve by 1% – and that’s not too shabby: Gartner

PC sales are slowly yet surely creeping their way upwards, with analysts pointing to a one per cent increase in the number of PCs shipped worldwide as a clue that the market is

Published on: January 13th, 2015 Candice So

Samsung losing some market share in Q3, thanks to Chinese smartphone makers: Gartner

Even as the number of Android users seem to be surging ahead of those using Apple iOS, Samsung may be losing some of its ground in smartphone sales to up-and-coming Chinese handset makers,

Published on: December 15th, 2014 Candice So

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

Mobile devices can no longer be ignored in marketing strategy: Gartner

With North Americans spending more than two full hours per day on average looking at their smartphones, it's no surprise that marketing budgets are also going mobile - but that new investment doesn't

Published on: November 5th, 2014 Brian Jackson

How one woman answered Nadella on asking for a raise

Now the media frenzy has somewhat subsided over Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella's comments at the Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing Conference, let me try to put it all in perspective. I

Published on: October 20th, 2014 Catherine Aczel Boivie

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

Published on: October 10th, 2014 Jim Love

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

Published on: October 9th, 2014 Catherine Aczel Boivie

PC sales bouncing back as consumers buy fewer tablets: Gartner

PC sales may be in for a slow rebound, thanks to more first world consumers already owning tablets and starting to buy desktops again. On Thursday, research firm Gartner Inc. reported 79.4 million

Published on: October 9th, 2014 Candice So

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

Published on: October 9th, 2014 Jim Love

Windows 10 technical preview first look: Start Menu returns

After the Microsoft keynote with CEO Satya Nadella at the Gartner Symposium 2015 ITExpo, we set out in search of a Windows 10 demo. We managed to get an inside view of Windows

Published on: October 8th, 2014 Jim Love

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.

Published on: October 7th, 2014 Jim Love

Gartner symposium asks the big questions about world’s technological future

Day one of the 2014 Gartner Symposium saw BlackBerry and Microsoft executives give hints at their company's future direction and interaction with governments in a world demanding of heightened security and privacy. Gartner's

Published on: October 6th, 2014 Jim Love