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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...

451 Research – Rise of the machines, Part 2: AI and the labor market

A HAL 9000 run amok entered the public consciousness back in 1968, but as the 451 Research Group notes in its two part research...

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...

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...

Unhelpful help

In the beginning was the manual. There had to be – there was no online help, or even much assistance embedded in software. You...

Car clouds and data networks – the Ethernet game is on

Celebrated as a “data centre on wheels,” the modern car is more software than ‘hardware’, and kicks off an enormous amount of data that...

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...

Striking a Spark

Teleconferencing has been both a boon and a bane for businesses for many years. There are not many among us who haven't struggled with...

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...

MS cloud + AI = digital transformation

Microsoft is one of several major IT players racing to build the AI (Artificial Intelligence) startup community. In December 2016, the company announced a...

Three keys to managed services innovation

Sitting midpoint between public cloud and reliance on on-premise IT resources, managed services are an increasingly attractive alternative for the delivery of IT services....

CARROT points are good for your health

There’s nothing like instant gratification for achieving a means to an end. That’s the thinking behind CARROT Insights, a unique rewards-style program that isn’t...

Citizen everything

We live in a world where lines are blurring between professionals and amateurs. Except we're no longer calling them "amateurs" – they're now "citizen"...

From Green to Smart to IoT – an IIoT journey

Named for the two-headed Roman god Janus, January is a time for reflection on the past and for looking forward to the future. In...

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