News and Views

News and Views

Bringing solopreneurs up to speed with AI

The solopreneur has always operated at a disadvantage when it comes to managing his/her business. But technology is evolving to level the playing field...

SDN: networking in the cloud era

Cloud computing is a done deal. Virtually all organizations now use cloud in one form or another: the value proposition of SaaS is no...

Spinning off or building up?

When Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) announced a year ago that it was spinning off its enterprise services (ES) business and merging it with CSC...

The enterprise data centre – digital disruption or IT transformation?

There has been lots of talk about disruptive innovation and the IT transformation that occurs when “software is eating the world.” Significant progress has...

Getting them young

We keep hearing that millennials want to work with tools that are familiar, as though that were something new. It's not. Everyone leans towards...

New tools for new breach reporting

Information professional professionals across the country have been considering the ramifications of new requirements in Canada’s Digital Privacy Act legislation slated to come into...

Scoping services with CenturyLink, SAP and SEAL

CenturyLink is resolving the ‘build’, ‘buy’ or ‘ally’ conundrum with a simple strategy: it is using them all. In developing its Big Data practice...

Atomwise delivers AI to speed drug discovery

When we think of developments in artificial intelligence (AI), vision processing, autonomous vehicles, search engines and cybersecurity tend to be the first applications that...

Fat fingers

When a large portion of the World Wide Web suddenly ceased to function recently, it was a wakeup call. Fifty-four of the top 100...

IoT security fundamentals: what risk, why care and who’s driving?

The glow surrounding IoT is beginning to fade as organizations come to face one of the key challenges in its implementation – the need...

Technology – a ‘Giving Tree’?

With a masters in economics from the University of Zurich, James Heim worked with a Swiss foundation to bring technology companies to...

Competition or cyber security co-opetition

Competitors in many industries quietly cooperate when it makes sense, even if it's only by establishing and adhering to standards. Just think what the...

Happy International Women’s Day!

On International Women’s Day it’s important to draw attention to the ongoing need to protect and promote women’s equality. This need is global, but...

Tackling the ‘data dump’ challenge

Big Data initiatives are multiplying at an unprecedented rate. The near-ubiquitous discussion of IoT and the accelerating adoption of AI and machine learning are...

Cognitive collaboration

IBM is tackling the holy grail of tech deployment - the need to align IT with business needs - on two fronts. On one...