Tag Archives : #analytics


Aligning BI skill, practice and healthcare outcomes 2  

ICT skills development has long been lauded as a key input to business productivity, a vehicle for improving labour employability and indeed as the means to enhancing the competiveness of nations. But another ‘truism’ has also long held sway – that Canada suffers from a chronic shortage of skilled ICT professionals. A 2015 ICTC IT […]

Justin St-Maurice, professor, Applied Health Information Sciences, Conestoga College

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Lateral strategy: from innovation to infrastructure 1  

No IT industry concept has engendered as much recent debate as “bimodal IT.” Introduced by Gartner Group in 2014, it describes a future in which IT is bifurcated, with “Mode 1″ focused on “traditional and sequential” practices “emphasizing safety and accuracy,” while “Mode 2” is used to describe “exploratory and nonlinear” approaches that are aligned […]


CL and SAP partnering to drive new analytics opportunity

If the reasons to partner are legion, they generally coalesce around the desire to fill a gap – the opportunity to learn and adopt new skills or technology, access to resources or adjacent markets, the sharing of financial risk and cost, scale enablement and the ability to focus on core strengths while developing broader product/service […]

Gary Gauba, president, CenturyLink Cognilytics

Richard Tessier, SVP products, Coveo

Enterprise search on the path to Google experience

Enterprise search is changing its modus operandi – and in some circles, even its name. In fact, the transformation is significant enough for Gartner to have considered coining a new term. In December 2015, the firm identified “insight engines” in a report by Whit Andrews, Hans Koehler-Kruener, Tom Edi and Guido De Simoni: Insight Engines […]


Maitland integration links technical and business goals

Background: Maitland’s approach to business evolution offers an instructive demonstration of the complex interplay of IT and business requirements – and insight into the impact of their alignment on sustainable growth. Founded by a group of South African lawyers in Luxembourg in 1976 as a provider of cross-border legal and tax advisory services to corporate […]

Gareth Billimore, manager, project office, Maitland