News and Views

News and Views

Held for Ransom and WannaCry

Ransomware is big business. In early May, the UK's National Health Service (NHS), along with hundreds of other organizations worldwide, was crippled by a massive...

An ICT framework for everything

The Internet is now more than 40 years old. It may even be past its ‘best before’ date.  Although it’s hard to question the...

CL Managed Enterprise to manage Meraki

Managed services are emerging as an increasingly popular approach to addressing IT complexity.  By outsourcing day-to-day IT management and technical support requirements, businesses solve...

VMware Canada – new path forward

Sean Forkan has a degree in engineering from McMaster University but has spent most of his professional career in consulting, sales and management roles....

The Network Intuitive = the network as code

What if your network could know what you want to do before you do? How would network value change if you could program it?...

Mining Watson for data gold

Oft cited as the blow that is knocking the wind out of the services business, AI has flexed its disruptive muscle. While Uber’s advanced...

Digital transformation – new capability or new core?

For the past while, pundits have been telling us that every company will become an IT company, and, more recently, that every company will...
Bridging iot

Information Builders talks next steps in leveraging IoT data

Presenters at the latest Information Builders breakfast seminar, Powering IoT with an Information Management Strategy, provided a comprehensive view of what it will take...

IB Summit 2017: building next generation, self-service analytics

“It’s not about the pretty pictures, it’s about what you do with the data,” Information Builders CMO Michael Corcoran stressed in his welcome to...

Younger tech talent prove willing and able interns

The talent shortage is a prevailing topic in many of today’s tech conversations. The situation is only becoming more pressing as newer technologies such...
Microsecond speed in new financial fabric

Analytics and operations need to find common ground

This year’s Chief Data and Analytics Officer Conference in Toronto was an opportunity for those in the analytics realm to commiserate over challenges and...

Solving for cost and performance complexity: Just-in-Time VDI

Imagine the traditional engineering firm circa 2000. To access CAD drawing and other sophisticated engineering software, the engineering professional would need to come into...

The Greater Toronto Area – still good for data centres

Recent announcements lead us to believe that Montreal has become the premier location for data centres in Canada. Amazon recently chose Montreal for its...

General Data Protection Regulation: from the EU with love

If you think that you're safe from needing to be compliant with the European Union's upcoming General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), think again. If...

DEW 2017: “better together”

A merger can serve many masters: it may be aimed at improving the performance of the target company, consolidating a particular industry, creating or...