Articles By Danny Bradbury

Life after acquisition: CEO switches gears to Chief Innovation Officer

Mark Endras has always been a coder at heart. The co-founder of online car auction marketplace TradeRev, his minor was in computer science, and Java was his language of choice. “I love programming,

Published on: November 29th, 2017 Danny Bradbury

Inside CIBC’s award-winning digital transformation strategy

Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (CIBC) undertook a long journey to become the winner of the Large Private Sector category of the IT World Canada Digital Transformation Awards announced on Wednesday. Three years ago,

Published on: June 15th, 2017 Danny Bradbury

More CFOs looking to cloud, AI for financial reporting: EY

Chief financial officers face significant technology challenges as they struggle to make financial reporting more accurate and efficient, according to a report from EY (Ernst & Young) this month. However, they are also

Published on: December 21st, 2016 Danny Bradbury

Early days of Facebook chatbots do little to inspire

More companies are using Facebook chatbots to communicate with customers, but how useful are these tools really going to be for businesses? This month, Icelandair began using a Facebook chatbot to communicate with

Published on: August 23rd, 2016 Danny Bradbury

It’s official: Canada getting Apple Pay this year

Apple announced its fourth quarter earnings yesterday, showing strong growth for the iPhone, and for its enterprise business. It also confirmed that Apple Pay is coming to Canada before the end of the

Published on: October 28th, 2015 Danny Bradbury

Google offers free apps to counter Office 365 popularity

Google has begun a new Canadian push for its business-focused applications, offering free access to businesses north of the border. The cloud giant is giving Canadian businesses a free offer to try Google

Published on: October 23rd, 2015 Danny Bradbury

Security, privacy remain main barriers to SMB cloud adoption: survey

The cloud could enable attention-starved SMBs to get the same level of IT service enjoyed by larger companies, according to a survey released last week by telecommunications firm Primus. The company interviewed 300

Published on: October 14th, 2015 Danny Bradbury

Beware the privacy and security risks of the Internet of Things

The Internet of Things (IoT) may offer vast improvements in convenience and efficiency, but how secure is it, and do we need to protect ourselves from it? The US Federal Trade Commission (FTC)

Published on: April 29th, 2015 Danny Bradbury

Ten ways hackers can breach your system and how you can fight back

Several worrying news stories have emerged over the last couple of years indicating that not only are relatively well protected companies at risk, but that highly publicised attacks may be the tip of

Published on: July 28th, 2009 Danny Bradbury

Score! An update to an old benchmark

The Transaction Processing Performance Council (TPC) has replaced its flagship benchmark for testing transaction processing performance.The new benchmark, called TPC-E, is designed to replace the TPC-C specification, which had been updated with new

Published on: April 25th, 2007 Danny Bradbury

IT industry benchmark gets a facelift

The Transaction Processing Performance Council (TPC) has replaced its flagship benchmark for testing transaction processing performance. The new benchmark, called <bTPC-E, is designed to replace the TPC-C specification, which had been updated with

Published on: March 26th, 2007 Danny Bradbury

The peer-to-peer phone firm tries to make a business case

Skype, the company best known for its casual, decentralized peer-to-peer voice distribution network, has expanded its business offering, but managers make it sound as if it was almost an accident.“We never really had

Published on: March 20th, 2007 Danny Bradbury

The peer-to-peer phone firm makes a business case

Skype, the company best known for its casual, decentralized peer-to-peer voice distribution network, has expanded its business offering, but managers make it sound as if it was almost an accident. “We never really

Published on: March 5th, 2007 Danny Bradbury

Gaz Metro Plus automates back end scheduling across mobile network

Gas appliance services company Gaz Métro Plus said it has increased its personnel efficiency by over 25 per cent while slashing communications costs, thanks to the use of mobile data communications and automated

Published on: January 25th, 2007 Danny Bradbury

SOA still hindered by lack of justification

CIOs are still Responsible for selling service-oriented architecture projects to business managers, according to a survey commissioned by BEA - and nearly four projects in 10 are suffering because they are hard to

Published on: December 18th, 2006 Danny Bradbury