How to be a boss: Laura Robinson, Microsoft

Being a boss is about more than just a title on a business card. It takes a careful mix of "ingredients," time and effort. Much like a favourite recipe, it too can become

Published on: June 5th, 2015 Ashley Huffman

6 career success tips from tech’s leading ladies

It's International Women's Day on March 8 and to celebrate, we're celebrating women business leaders in the technology space - with a little help from OpenText, the largest Canadian-based software company. The five

Published on: March 5th, 2015 Cheryl Sylvester

Over 8,000 women in technology sharing and learning

Greetings from the Anita Borge Institute's Grace Hopper Conference, also known as Celebration of Women in Computing. For all those who are too young to remember who Grace Hopper was, she was an

Published on: October 16th, 2014 Catherine Aczel Boivie

8 reasons to be optimistic about women’s leadership in tech

I'm optimistic about women's leadership in technology companies and here's why. Last week I attended the 4th annual Women in the IT Channel luncheon, celebrating four women leaders in the Canadian technology sector.

Published on: August 28th, 2014 Cheryl Sylvester

#FollowFriday – marketing, entrepreneurship, and diversity

Every Follow Friday, we round up a list of people with active Twitter accounts, ones that we feel are worth a click on the 'follow' button. This week, we're focusing on people in

Published on: July 25th, 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

Microsoft Canada hires new director of sales

Microsoft Canada has hired a new director of sales – Patty Demarco, who has more than 15 years of experience in working with advertising and sales in the media industry. Last week, Demarco

Published on: June 16th, 2014 Candice So

Canadian women entrepreneurs: Bold beginnings and brave futures

So exciting to get to know some of our Canadian women entrepreneurs at this week's fifth-annual Dell Women Entrepreneurs conference.  As the theme of the conference was "Bold Beginnings. Brave Futures," I've invited

Published on: June 9th, 2014 Cheryl Sylvester

Google diversity numbers remind us gender equality remains unattained

A blog posted yesterday by Google Inc. has been getting attention and becoming the topic of discussion on social media. The search giant is being surprisingly candid about its failure to achieve a

Published on: May 29th, 2014 Brian Jackson

#FollowFriday – Google+, Bitcoin, and leadership

For this week's edition of our #FollowFriday post, we've rounded up a list of three people we talked to while writing our stories. Whether they tweet on Bitcoin, Google+, or leadership, these three

Published on: January 23rd, 2014 Candice So

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

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

BlackBerry takes leadership role in supporting Women in STEM

BlackBerry's new approach to staying relevant and important in the world of technology just received a new boost with the unveiling of their new BlackBerry Scholars Program. Announced earlier today at BlackBerry Live in

Published on: May 14th, 2013 Karim Kanji

Interview at least one woman for IT job: advocacy group

A not-for-profit group advocating there be more women working in information technology has just published a report that says recruiters for high-tech jobs should make sure there is at least one woman candidate

Published on: March 8th, 2012 Ellen Messmer