Author: Cindy Baker

It takes more than technology to succeed with cloud. That’s what the BCDevExchange learned when it successfully slashed the time and costs to develop web applications to a fraction of what they were before. After its cloud transformation, the startup time for development teams was cut from six months to ten days. Application ownership costs […]

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The ransomware attackers aren’t just after your data. They want your data backup too.  Organizations need to be prepared because the technologies around these attacks are getting more sophisticated, said Brandon McCoy, Senior System Engineer with Veeam at a recent ITWC briefing. “The goal is to get organizations to pay out,” said McCoy. “The criminals […]

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Canadian CIOs are still trying to find their way through the hype to get the real value out of artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning. “There is a lack of understanding,” said a CIO from the financial sector at a recent CanadianCIO virtual roundtable. “We need more substance on what AI can do for us […]

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Technology jobs in Canada have proven to be more resilient during the pandemic compared to those in the rest of the economy, according to the Brookfield Institute. However, the longer-term impact on technology jobs is harder to predict, it says. Employment in the technology sector recovered quickly after an initial dip when the crisis began. […]

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When you read the headlines, you might think cybercriminals only strike big companies. In fact, over 40 per cent of cybersecurity attacks are on small and medium-sized businesses. “Cyber criminals target businesses of any size indiscriminately,” said Andrew Loschmann COO, Field Effect at a recent ITWC webinar. “They’re just looking for vulnerabilities and a capacity […]

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