Research and Resources

Research and Resources

Community cloud – Laval’s experiment in social tech

Background Since founding in 1663, Université Laval has worked to build a global reputation for high quality, comprehensive educational programming, research excellence and outreach to...

451 Research – Rise of the machines, Part 1: Has the labor market benefited...

A common critique of regulation aimed at protecting citizens is that technology moves more quickly than policy makers. Given the rapid pace of innovation...

CIA Plus Meetup tackles IoT privacy and security

The most recent CIA Plus Meetup in Toronto touched on subjects that are becoming of prime concern to the security community. Entitled Who’s Big...

Financing Fred Hutch – a study in data transformation

Background: Based in Seattle, Washington, the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center (Fred Hutch) is a world leader in the detection, prevention and treatment of...
Prepping for the present best practices in cloud skills

In Canadian cloud, plus ça change

Over the past year, the cloud marketplace in Canada has experienced profound change. While XaaS adoption has accelerated across the size and industry spectrum,...

AWS Canada live

Context: Amazon Web Services went live with its new Canada (Central) Region last week and is pumped to deliver a range of services out of...

“Building Cloud Value” – a review

It seems fitting that a guidebook about today’s most pervasive and powerful business technology should have been put together in an innovative manner. The...

The foundations of insight

These are halcyon days for the analytics/Big Data community. Research from CapGemini/EMC shows that a majority of businesses are planning to increase their investment...

Boots on to drive IoT adoption

The Internet of Things (IoT) is a hot, hot topic today, not only because it's something new and interesting, but because it has the...

Reducing Risk in IIoT

What is a “Security Framework” and how can it help protect against the unique threat landscape that is evolving with the Industrial Internet of...
Closing the channel loop

Closing the channel loop

Recent work on a couple of channel consulting projects has prompted me to spend some time looking at how IT vendors quantify channel expenditures...
Cross-Cloud across Canada

Cross-Cloud across Canada

Shawn Rosemarin’s experience in the tech industry has been broad and deep. His career spans implementation with SAP and sales with IBM and Dell,...
Organizational Intelligence

Organizational Intelligence

This book is about the history of a business technology. Specifically, it traces the emergence and evolution of analytics software. More specifically, it is...
The Open Compute Project; open is one thing, interoperable is another

451 Research: The Open Compute Project; open is one thing, interoperable is another

In IT parlance, “open” is often used synonymously with interoperable, but is that really end of story? In this special report presented below, 451...
Microsecond speed in new financial fabric

Microsecond speed in new financial fabric

Imagine a global fabric that connects all financial and capital markets, linking buyers and sellers to each other through one large, secure networking pipe....

Research and Resources