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News and Views

Philips’ Azurion and Microsoft’s HoloLens 2 collaboration

Channeling healthcare innovation for home and hospital

Healthcare systems globally are straining under the weight of increasing cost, explosive service demand, and aging infrastructure and equipment. As governments wrestle with these...

VMware Canada: building culture, portfolio sales, and partnerships

As with other members of the Dell EMC 'federation', VMware is managing a tightrope of opportunity, looking to put in place the resources needed...
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Canada’s climate action plan wants you

Climate change predictions can make pessimists of the optimists among us. In the most recent UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report released...

Cloud computing in 2019: cloudy at the edges

Thirty-five years after George Orwell published his classic vision of our dystopian future, Nineteen Eighty-Four, science fiction writer Isaac Asimov offered some predictions for...

Standards anatomy Pt 2 – Easing consumption to drive adoption

How do standards grow? “It all starts with standards – they are at the heart of interoperability,” Canada’s Director of Digital Exchange Teresa D’Andrea...

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...

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...

OVH pushes ‘alternate’ cloud at Summit 2018

A unicorn is rare, but is it unique? Discourse on this ‘philosophical’ conundrum parallels much of the positioning that Roubaix-based cloud provider OVH is...

Linking state-of-the-art with the art-of-the-possible in public sector BI

Another country was heard from at this year’s Information Builders Symposium. Held in the rolling foothills of Ontario’s Hockley Valley, Advanced Analytics in 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...

It’s 10 pm – do you know where your data is?

Gone are the days when we could assume corporate data was safely snuggled down in the corporate data centre. Today, it's just as likely...

Out on a limb, or out on the edge?

VMware dazzled with a plethora of ‘Projects’, previews and platform updates at its annual user conference in Las Vegas last week. But what is...
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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...

Edge computing – how important is it?

Edge computing has emerged from stealth-mode and judging from the amount of media coverage that it is generating has begun to attract interest for...