Aligning BI skill, practice and healthcare outcomes 2  

ICT skills development has long been lauded as a key input to business productivity, a vehicle for improving labour employability and indeed as the means to enhancing the competiveness of nations. But another ‘truism’ has also long held sway – that Canada suffers from a chronic shortage of skilled ICT professionals. A 2015 ICTC IT […]

Justin St-Maurice, professor, Applied Health Information Sciences, Conestoga College

Jerome Segura, senior security researcher, Malwarebytes

Held for Ransom  

Within the past month, several high-profile attacks have brought an increasingly popular form of malware into the public eye. It’s known as ransomware, and it encrypts the victim’s files, then demands payment for the key to decrypt them. And people are paying – the Cyber Threat Alliance reports that people have paid over $325 million […]


Mobility Phase III – a new take on business productivity  

In today’s work world, productivity is measured by outcome rather than time, and performance, not presence, serves as the better gauge of employee value. And while brick and mortar buildings continue to exist to support some in-office activities, a new distributed workforce model has evolved that relies increasingly on mobile and collaboration technologies that link […]

Shawn Rosemarin, Chief-of Staff, Americas Systems Engineering, VMware

David Patrick COLO-D 2

Hydro delivers a DC power boost  

La belle province is the new darling of the Canadian data centre industry. Driven by growing appetite for data centre services associated with the digitization of business and daily life, and fueled by demand for local delivery, global operators are setting up shop in Quebec at an impressive rate. While AWS announced this past January […]


Prepping for the present: best practices in cloud skills

The Toronto Cloud Business Coalition – a group of more than 80 Canadian experts drawn from the IT management, cloud services provider, channel, academic, VC/corporate finance and consulting communities – has published a new document designed to help Canadian organizations to align skills strategies with the business opportunities unlocked by cloud. Cloud Skills Requirements and Development: A […]

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