Articles By Jim Love

Sneak Preview of the BlackBerry Leap

The BlackBerry Leap won't officially launch in Canada until May 7th, but ITWC CIO Jim Love was lucky enough to land a demonstration model and he's been busy putting BlackBerry's latest through its

Published on: May 6th, 2015 Jim Love

In case you slept through the 2015 federal budget

You know a budget is dull when one of the major networks dedicates prime-time space to a description of the budget lock-up.  One of the commentators described it as "hardly visionary or game

Published on: April 22nd, 2015 Jim Love

How this changeRoom app could eliminate waiting in line to buy clothes

Online shopping has been around for years, yet many consumers are still buying certain items in old-fashioned bricks and mortar locations. Clothing is one of those items that many people want to try

Published on: March 19th, 2015 Jim Love

Can wearable computers stop the impending health care train wreck?

What does one of Canada's greatest serial entrepreneurs do after having recently sold another digital startup for hundreds of millions of dollars?  If you are Mike Serbinis  you look for an even bigger

Published on: March 12th, 2015 Jim Love

Will fake profiles be the death of LinkedIn?

Why do they do it? Who is behind these fake profiles on LinkedIn? I've seen a lot more of them recently. Many of you might not have even noticed. Why do I say

Published on: January 9th, 2015 Jim Love

The BlackBerry Classic review – Two thumbs up for this back-to-the-future delight

Bottom Line: The BlackBerry Classic combines the famous BlackBerry keyboard with a touch screen browser. OS 10 provides exceptional features that simplify the management messaging and documents. The ability to run Android apps

Published on: December 27th, 2014 Jim Love

Learn to innovate your business ‘Lean Startup’ style with ITBusiness.ca

I've been a big fan of the Lean Startup for some time now.  If you haven't read the book - you should. It will change the way you think about business and technology.

Published on: December 4th, 2014 Jim Love

How to unlock the BlackBerry Passport on your own

I got a new BlackBerry Passport and I wanted to unlock it. That is, I wanted to free it up from the carrier I was using now and switch to another carrier. This video

Published on: November 4th, 2014 Jim Love

The BlackBerry Passport: A test drive and tutorial

I took the Passport for a five day test drive over the past week.   In that time I was able to come up to speed, not just on thumb typing, but on all

Published on: October 15th, 2014 Jim Love

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

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

Heartbleed – don’t panic, but take swift action

What is it?  What impact can it have on your business?  Should you be concerned?  What can you do? Heartbleed is a vulnerability that has been around for two years, but it was

Published on: April 9th, 2014 Jim Love