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About TheBenz

Corporate IT guy very interested in all matters that are high tech.

IT in 2015, a Gartner prediction

This week I attended a fantastic briefing given by #Gartner senior analyst Hung LeHong.  In December 2011 Gartner produced a report on the future of IT, the predictions can be seen here (http://www.gartner.com/it/page.jsp?id=1862714).   Everyone that reads that piece will have … Continue reading

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Gartner Prediction 2012

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A place between Home and the office

For the first time that I can recall, Fortune Magazine’s business person of the year and InformationWeek’s Chief of the year share the same employer.  Like this title blog infers, I am talking about the corporation that claims to be … Continue reading

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Have you noticed the trend?

It would seem like Telcos are positioning themselves as major cloud providers. Bell Canada with the long-term lease of Hypertec massive Datacenter, Verizon with the purchase Terremark, now Centurylink with the 3.2 US$ billon purchase of Savvis. “I got a … Continue reading

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There is a little revolution that is going on in the payment world at the moment, did you know about it?

There is a little revolution that is going on in the payment world at the moment. Did you know about it? First off, square is a start-up from Jack Dorsey (person behind Twitter) that promises to make the life of … Continue reading

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In the age of Social media, how will corporations differentiate themselves from their competitors?

How will corporations differentiate themselves from their competitors?  I don’t claim to have all the answers, but I do think that we are starting to see some areas that will impact how we use technology and how it can be … Continue reading

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All I want is to watch some TV anywhere and anytime I want. Is that too much to ask?

In the early 80’s I use to work part-time for a little company that use to sale and rent video tapes via regular mail.  Back then, the internet was, to the masses, still unheard of and very few people owned … Continue reading

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