Internet of Things: It’s not just for IT managers

While it will likely be the IT organization that drives the implementation of the Internet of Things within a company, it will be line of business users from marketing to sales that truly

Published on: October 1st, 2015 Jeff Jedras

Microsoft’s partners are coming for you, line of business buyer

Get ready, line of business purchaser of technology, because Microsoft Corp. and its reseller partners are coming for you, and the budget you control. Microsoft has thousands of its global channel partners gathered

Published on: July 15th, 2015 Jeff Jedras

What is Red Hat Canada’s open hybrid cloud strategy?

Paul Pinkney, technical director at Red Hat Canada, tells IT World Canada's Candice So about the company's open hybrid cloud strategies. He also shares about Red Hat Canada's bid to appeal to line-of-business

Published on: December 8th, 2014 Candice So

Time for business to care about IT infrastructure: IBM

It's time that line-of-business leaders became interested in their organization's IT infrastructure and its related capabilities, according to IBM Corp. Companies where business leaders are communicating with the IT department about their requirements

Published on: November 13th, 2014 Brian Jackson

How Softchoice has embraced the decentralization of IT

Over the past few years, there has been a significant shift in how IT has been characterized, managed and centralized.  For the longest time, IT teams have been known as the gatekeepers of

Published on: October 17th, 2014 Ashley Huffman

3 tips for finding a good channel solutions provider

Big data, streamlining business operations, generating revenue, integrating systems together – once upon a time, buying solutions for these business needs was mostly the territory of the CIO and IT department. But nowadays,

Published on: September 16th, 2014 Candice So

‘Shadow IT’ given girl-power twist by New Zealand association

Usually the term "shadow IT" is a phrase that sends shivers down the spine of financial controllers and IT executives as they lose the ability to track spending and a company's data eco-system

Published on: July 16th, 2014 Brian Jackson

Business units’ relationship with IT on thin ice: Avanade

Tensions between marketing and IT departments may be wearing thin these days because marketers are feeling confident about making their own decisions when it comes to what technology they need - then turning

Published on: April 15th, 2014 Brian Jackson

Microsoft woos marketers with Dynamics Marketing, Social Listening

ATLANTA - Not only is Microsoft Corp. getting ready to launch its newly branded marketing and social listening software offerings this spring, it's reworking its own marketing strategy to recognize the rising technology

Published on: March 5th, 2014 Brian Jackson

IT administrators are shadow IT’s worst culprits

We've all been warned about the dangers of the bring-your-own-device (BYOD) phenomenon - employees are using their personal devices for work, and with those personal devices come their own apps for storage and

Published on: December 6th, 2013 Candice So

Our take on Microsoft Surface 2 [video]

Microsoft Corp. launched its new Surface 2 tablets at a flashy launch event in Toronto yesterday and the tablets go on sale Oct. 22. But do the Surface 2 and Surface Pro 2

Published on: October 17th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Five expense reporting apps for BlackBerry

Published on: April 5th, 2013 Dave Webb

Deki Wiki Itasca “empowers” knowledge workers, IT professionals

Knowledge workers and IT professionals will be among the groups that benefit most from the new features of Deki Wiki "Itasca" that was unveiled today, says MindTouch CEO and co-founder, Aaron Fulkerson.Released today,

Published on: March 18th, 2008 Joaquim P. Menezes

SAP woos line of business managers with new “enhancements package”

SAP on Monday released a package of additional features to its flagship enterprise resource planning software which an executive said will empower line of business managers to become more involved in the upgrade

Published on: February 26th, 2008 Shane Schick