Articles By Lynn Greiner

BlackBerry phone with keyboard is not dead

OnwardMobility, the Texas-based firm that picked up the hardware license for BlackBerry smartphones after previous licensee TCL decided to produce its own phone designs instead, has finally broken its almost year-long silence to

Published on: January 11th, 2022 Lynn Greiner

Windows 11 release date announced; no Android app support at launch

It's official: Microsoft has announced that it will begin pushing the free Windows 11 upgrade to compatible PCs on October 5. The rollout will be phased, the company said in a blog post

Published on: August 31st, 2021 Lynn Greiner

CIO Strategy Council launches Sustainable IT Pledge

Internet and IT technology usage already creates more greenhouse gas than the aviation industry according to a 2019 report by The Shift Project, a Paris, France-based carbon transition think tank, and is on

Published on: August 17th, 2021 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