IT Management

IT Management

A standards anatomy: building tech norms in government Pt 1

Standards, huh, what are they good for? Tech standards are widely touted as a panacea for a multitude of sins. Their application will solve interoperability...

Stop IT “Brain Drain” with AIOps

CIO’s face many challenges today – cybersecurity threats, limited budgets, and business transformation issues, to name a few. But is headcount the biggest worry? ...

Huawei Mate 20 Pro review

We call them phones, but when is the last time you heard anyone talking about the telephony capabilities...

Book review: Hit Refresh

Satya Nadella’s 2018 letter to shareholders and a recent Forbes article describing how Microsoft “blends IoT and edge computing with AI to change the...

Digital identity – Blockchain credentials for the cyberworld

Imagine not being able to prove who you are or where you were born. The World Bank estimates that more than 1.1 billion people...
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James Comey squares the circle on “security vs. security”

Former FBI director James Comey claims that celebrity was never one of his career goals. Soft-spoken and thoughtful, he sounds more like the university...

Digital imperative driving Montreal tech

Digitization is the new BPM, jet fuelled by the latest technologies that automate to optimize business processes. It is what managers are now told...

OCE Discovery 2018

Anyone who thinks that Ontario is lacking in innovation needed to have a wander through the 200,000 square feet of exhibit space at the...

ITIL in 2018 – cloudy days ahead?

Managing information technology has been, and still is, a significant challenge for both enterprises and their service providers. The Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL),...

Agents of change – The BIGPush past gender gaps in VC tech funding

Women do things differently – out of necessity, and to their credit. And nowhere has the “mother of invention” been greater than in the...

Tapping tech for public safety

When we call for emergency services, we don't think about how we'll be taken care of – we just assume it will work. That...

Growing financial inclusion

Let's face it, when it comes to payment methods, we're spoiled. We can use credit cards, debit cards, digital wallets, or even good old...

SMB Summit – the wrap

Panel: Governance, risk, compliance, and cloud security Michael O'Neil, principal analyst at InsightaaS set the stage for the SMB Summit governance, risk, compliance, and cloud...

BadRabbit and other vermin

There's a BadRabbit in town, and it's slamming European media outlets, as well as transportation and government organizations in the Ukraine and Russia. Some...

Cyber Security Month – books to build awareness

October is Cyber Security Awareness Month in Canada, an internationally recognized campaign aimed at  informing the public on the importance of cyber security, and...