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Why coffee farmers need tablets: What we can learn from Colombia’s digital economy strategy

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Canadians have been watching and waiting for a digital economy strategy from the federal government since former Industry Minister Christian Paradis promised

Can we finally stop harping on Apple?

You could practically hear the yawning as Apple CEO Tim Cook took the stage during Tuesday’s iPhone 5S/5C and iOS7 event, a collectively ordinary response to another ordinary product launch in an ongoing

Published on: September 10th, 2013 Carmi Levy

HP lays claim to high-performance market with new workstations

Already the market leader in desktop and mobile computers for the most compute-intensive applications, Hewlett-Packard Corp. today released a new line of workstations and mobile workstations that it hopes will solidify its appeal

Published on: September 10th, 2013 Francis Moran

Using an iPad as an extension of a Mac (or Windows PC)

I'm a recent convert to the Mac universe and have been taking some geeky delight in setting up my new MacBook Pro and tweaking OS X to suite my personal computing habits and

Published on: September 6th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Top 10 reasons for Canadian companies to invest in Bogota

There is a certain pride among Canadian business leaders to produce a product or service that is "Made in Canada." For example, we pride ourselves on having the best hockey players in the

Published on: September 4th, 2013 Karim Kanji

Leaving Windows for Mac, but taking its best features with me

After recently witnessing my work laptop die after less than 15 minutes of being unplugged, I sent that e-mail to my IT administrator that many an office worker is tempted to write when

Published on: September 3rd, 2013 Brian Jackson

Recognizing Women in IT: a paradoxical co-existence of celebration and discomfort

Last Thursday I had the privilege to attend the 2013 CDN's Women in the IT Channel Recognition  lunch.  This was the third annual event for women in the industry - indeed a lovely celebration,

Published on: August 29th, 2013 Cheryl Sylvester

More SEO boosting pointers

So you’ve created a Web site for yourself, maybe for your business now you need to get the search engines not just to find it but try to get it on the first

Published on: August 29th, 2013 Curtis Sheppard

The end of Groklaw and our online privacy?

“My personal decision is to get off of the Internet to the degree it's possible. I'm just an ordinary person. But I really know, after all my research and some serious thinking things

Published on: August 28th, 2013 Monica Goyal

The meaning of Ballmer [an insider’s take]

Change at the top of the world’s largest tech companies is always a seismic event. We all remember where we were when we first heard Bill Gates was going to step down as

Published on: August 23rd, 2013 Carmi Levy

Are online banking apps, mobile ransomware a match made in cybercrime heaven?

In a recent report, antivirus software maker McAfee (now safely in Intel's hands and no longer related to notorious troublemaker/troubadour John McAfee) reports a vast increase in the number of unique instances of

Published on: August 22nd, 2013 Claudiu Popa

3 bonehead IT security errors made in Elysium

In Elysium, if there is anything stretched thinner than the transparent political message in this movie, it's the security loopholes that serve as critical plot devices. One of the summer's big screen blockbusters,

Published on: August 20th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Are you the only woman in your meetings? Then you need to attend ‘Women in the IT Channel’

Why attend Women in the IT Channel? Because typically in IT and technology-based organizations, there aren't three or more women at the table in business meetings.  And in fields where women are still

Published on: August 15th, 2013 Cheryl Sylvester

8 strategies to take your business to the next level

Every business comes to a point in its life cycle where an evaluation must be made to decide what aspects of the company are in need of a little change. Maybe you've noticed

Published on: August 14th, 2013 Joseph Stark

‘Manage your own energy’ to manage your business: Bob Dorf

The real rewards of leading a startup lie in the passion for what you're doing  - and not your exit strategy.  Why?  Because you will need your passion to maintain the optimism to

Published on: August 7th, 2013 Cheryl Sylvester