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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...

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...

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...

BI at MSH: a study in metric mobilization

The challenge:   Markham Stouffville Hospital (MSH) is a two-site community hospital that delivers diagnostic services and clinical programs in acute care medicine and surgery,...

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...