Category Archives: IT

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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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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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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The Cloud: It promises you heaven, then puts you through Hell!

First off, let’s give credit where credit is due.  The Jovi philosopher said, when talking about a woman, “You promise me heaven, then put me through Hell”.  I have loosely adapted it to cloud implementation strategies. Well, it happened again.  I … Continue reading

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Google Artificial Intelligence…really?

Like most of us in IT I really don’t have a whole lot of time to read all the magazine subscriptions and newsletter I receive.  But I keep a pile next to me my bed post and every so often … Continue reading

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Geek Goes Calypso!

No, this is not about the latest dance craze!  For those of you who haven’t heard there is a new water-park that opened earlier this summer that this fo2 (father of 2) geek just had to check out. At about … Continue reading

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