Articles By Lynn Greiner

Jim Whitehurst steps down as IBM president amid leadership reshuffle

In a surprise move, IBM announced today that Jim Whitehurst, who became IBM president 14 months ago after IBM's acquisition of Red Hat, has stepped down. No successor was named. Whitehurst, who was

Published on: July 2nd, 2021 Lynn Greiner

‘Re-building a career is difficult for some trans people’ says panellist at LGBTQ2S+ event. Here’s why

Coming out at work can be a mixed experience, as can dealing with colleagues and clients afterwards. In this panel, moderator Jim Love, chief information officer and chief content officer at IT World

Published on: June 25th, 2021 Lynn Greiner

Building diverse teams is more than a checklist

It's easy to talk about the necessity of having diverse teams, but it's a lot harder to actually create one. During this panel, moderator Rodey Wing, Partner at Kearney, spoke with panellists Jennifer

Published on: June 23rd, 2021 Lynn Greiner

SAS wants to get people curious about analytics with new tagline

When the SAS Institute was founded more than 40 years ago, analytics was a somewhat esoteric discipline familiar only to statisticians and academics and artificial intelligence (AI) was science fiction. SAS's software was

Published on: May 21st, 2021 Lynn Greiner

Zoho says its philosophy of transnational localism helped during COVID

Long before the pandemic hit, productivity and collaboration software vendor Zoho was espousing transnational localism, a philosophy that has served it well during COVID-19. What the heck is transnational localism? It's another way

Published on: May 12th, 2021 Lynn Greiner

A snapshot of Collision 2021

Published on: May 11th, 2021 Lynn Greiner

Twitter rebrands ad suite, talks platform safety

During its Q2 media briefing, Twitter unveiled changes to its products for advertisers and provided an update on the contentious issue of safety on its platform. If you were confused by Twitter's many

Published on: April 16th, 2021 Lynn Greiner

Cisco launches Cisco Plus as-a-service portfolio

Cisco recently announced Cisco Plus, its as-a-service strategy for hardware, software and services. During the company's first virtual global Cisco Live! conference, Todd Nightingale, senior vice-president and general manager, enterprise networking and cloud,

Published on: April 6th, 2021 Lynn Greiner

Cisco Webex introduces real-time translation to meetings

When Cisco announced the upcoming real-time translation feature for its Webex conferencing platform in December 2020, it said it would begin with 15 languages. It quickly realized that wasn't enough. Today the company

Published on: March 2nd, 2021 Lynn Greiner

A startup’s answer to market research in a virtual world


Published on: February 26th, 2021 Lynn Greiner

Less than a quarter of Canadians trust big business, forcing corporations to prioritize where it matters

Canadians' priorities have changed, according to research from the Canadian Centre for the Purpose of the Corporation (CCPC), shifting from economic and healthcare concerns to those around inequality, inequity, and the environment. Dr.

Published on: January 21st, 2021 Lynn Greiner

100x camera zoom showdown: Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra 5G vs Huawei P40 Pro+

Phone cameras have become more and more powerful since the first primitive efforts arrived more than 20 years ago. A grainy colour picture of his newborn daughter that software mogul Philippe Kahn sent

Published on: September 11th, 2020 Lynn Greiner

Cisco donation aids McMaster bioinformatics program that helps track COVID-19

As part of the battle to develop a vaccine for COVID-19, figuring out how the virus changes as it spreads is a challenge. It requires a lot of data and a lot of

Published on: August 27th, 2020 Lynn Greiner

Citrix calls Workspace a new platform for work

Working from home (WFH) has raised obvious challenges for employees – everyone has been facing them for months now. But less obvious issues have also been facing IT as pandemic-fuelled WFH continues. They

Published on: August 19th, 2020 Lynn Greiner