News and Views

News and Views

Huawei Mate 20 Pro review

We call them phones, but when is the last time you heard anyone talking about the telephony capabilities...

Book review: Hit Refresh

Satya Nadella’s 2018 letter to shareholders and a recent Forbes article describing how Microsoft “blends IoT and edge computing with AI to change the...

OVH pushes ‘alternate’ cloud at Summit 2018

A unicorn is rare, but is it unique? Discourse on this ‘philosophical’ conundrum parallels much of the positioning that Roubaix-based cloud provider OVH is...

Linking state-of-the-art with the art-of-the-possible in public sector BI

Another country was heard from at this year’s Information Builders Symposium. Held in the rolling foothills of Ontario’s Hockley Valley, Advanced Analytics in the...

Digital identity – Blockchain credentials for the cyberworld

Imagine not being able to prove who you are or where you were born. The World Bank estimates that more than 1.1 billion people...

It’s 10 pm – do you know where your data is?

Gone are the days when we could assume corporate data was safely snuggled down in the corporate data centre. Today, it's just as likely...

Out on a limb, or out on the edge?

VMware dazzled with a plethora of ‘Projects’, previews and platform updates at its annual user conference in Las Vegas last week. But what is...
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James Comey squares the circle on “security vs. security”

Former FBI director James Comey claims that celebrity was never one of his career goals. Soft-spoken and thoughtful, he sounds more like the university...

Edge computing – how important is it?

Edge computing has emerged from stealth-mode and judging from the amount of media coverage that it is generating has begun to attract interest for...

Blockchain for the data centre – value add or just more hype?

Blockchain – also known as distributed ledger technology – is becoming the platform of choice for online value transfer and has even been called...

OCE Discovery 2018

Anyone who thinks that Ontario is lacking in innovation needed to have a wander through the 200,000 square feet of exhibit space at the...

Building the IoT ecosystem

IoT promises rich rewards to adopters and to the vendors who provision them – so long as everyone plays nicely in the sandbox. A...

Planning our cities through humanizing data – data driven cities from a people-first perspective

InsightaaS welcomes this guest contribution from ICF chairman and co-founder, John Jung. The article, which highlights the need for the integration of data into...
451 Research: IoT security M&A, Part 2

LoRa momentum in low power networks for IoT

The Internet of Things (IoT) presents a lot of challenges, and one of the biggest is getting the data from those Things to a...

Taming the Blockchain or/ Blockchain for the good

Blockchain has unleashed a firestorm of activity in an alternative investment world. Excited by hyperinflated prices for the technology’s first child – the cryptocurrency...