Articles By Jim Love

The ‘new normal’ workplace calls for greater focus on employee well-being

Employers are increasingly looking for ways to help employees with the impact of isolation as they continue to work apart. IT teams are playing a bigger role in coming up with solutions. “The

Published on: June 5th, 2020 Jim Love

Why you’ll never see continuity planning in the same way again

What improved productivity the most when employees in one government agency began working from home during the pandemic? It was ergonomic chairs and dual screens said the agency’s CIO at a recent ITWC

Published on: June 4th, 2020 Jim Love

New Study Shows Government Assistance Is Necessary To Close Cyber Security Gap

More than one in five Canadian companies say it was impacted by a cyber-attack last year according to a Statistics Canada survey from 2018. These attacks affect all industries - healthcare, retail, entertainment,

Published on: April 23rd, 2019 Jim Love

Top Three “Killer Apps” for Blockchain in Insurance

In the insurance industry, the “killer app” for blockchain has little to do with Bitcoin or any currency substitute, according to a diverse group of Insurance company participants at the InsureTechTO conference recently

Published on: November 7th, 2017 Jim Love

Are SR&ED tax changes another punch in the teeth for Canada’s tech sector?

Canadian governments are fond of making grand pronouncements that "technology innovation and the jobs it brings are key to future economic prosperity," yet conversely their actions are punishing small tech companies. How can

Published on: August 29th, 2017 Jim Love

10 insights you may have missed from ITWC’s 2017 Digital Transformation Conference

On June 14, 2017, ITBusiness.ca parent company ITWC held the inaugural Digital Transformation Conference and Awards, an event that combined an interactive, informational all-day summit with a gala awards show that celebrated real

Published on: June 28th, 2017 Jim Love

Unboxing for Business: BlackBerry DTEK60

It's launch day for the BlackBerry DTEK60, as you might have heard from some recent leaks. But now we've got the real thing right here and we're unboxing it to take a look.

Published on: October 25th, 2016 Jim Love

All Hands on Tech: BlackBerry DTEK50

On the day when BlackBerry announced that it was going to follow the approach it adopted with the DTEK50 and outsource the hardware design and manufacturing of its handsets, we thought we’d take

Published on: October 2nd, 2016 Jim Love

BlackBerry Vienna could be a ‘sexy’ follow-up to the Priv

Rumours abound that BlackBerry has another Android phone in the works. Pictures of this new device surfaced on CrackBerry.com over the past week and the story broke on Nov. 11 in a Tech

Published on: November 16th, 2015 Jim Love

12 days of (BlackBerry) Priv-mas

So you have a new BlackBerry Priv. You have your native BlackBerry apps and maybe the very few classics that were available with BB10.  If you are like me, maybe you side-loaded a

Published on: November 12th, 2015 Jim Love

All Hands on Tech: BlackBerry Priv

If you love your BlackBerry phone but felt a little left out because you couldn’t get the apps you wanted, you are going to think BlackBerry has knocked this one out of the

Published on: November 6th, 2015 Jim Love

Apple’s El Capitan problems make Windows 10 look even better

I switched to Mac because it was fast, ran all the software I wanted and it was damned reliable. Yes, at one time I loved to be "under the hood" pushing the boundaries

Published on: October 30th, 2015 Jim Love

What you may have missed about Steve Jobs

ORLANDO -- Ed Catmull, head of Pixar Animation, took a few minutes in an on-stage appearance at the Gartner Symposium to speak about “what people missed about Steve Jobs.” Catmull should know –

Published on: October 7th, 2015 Jim Love

BlackBerry hones in on security as company’s purpose

The big announcement at the BlackBerry Security Summit held in New York today focused on the sheer size and scope of the Internet of Things (IoT) and BlackBerry’s focus on winning in that

Published on: July 24th, 2015 Jim Love