Research Archives - Page 15

Breaking into the glass house

Think of an IT worker as a character in a movie. This person is probably in a dark room surrounded by large equipment and is more than likely a little socially inept. ...

Published on: July 5th, 2011 Harmeet Singh

Connected Cars: Not just science fiction anymore

With consumers these days living ever more mobile and connected lives, it seems only natural that we'd move toward a more connected automobile. After all, the average urbanite spends the equivalent of 8.3

Published on: July 5th, 2011 Ed Oswald

Building on the

“The more I use social media the less social I become.” That's a quote from a conversation I overheard recently at the U.S. National Speakers' Association…and it's been on my mind a lot

Published on: June 27th, 2011 Colleen Francis

Will IBM still be around in 100 years?

IBM is marking its 100th anniversary by celebrating its record in technology innovation. It created DRAM, the disk drive and the magnetic strips used on credit cards, among many other inventions. It is

Published on: June 21st, 2011 Patrick Thibodeau

How did Canada do on the Top 500 Supercomputer list?

Canada placed a respectable eight supercomputers in this year's Top 500 Supercomputers list. The most powerful supercomputer in Canada the SciNet at the University of Toronto, which placed 45th on the list; one

Published on: June 20th, 2011 CDN Staff

K Computer becomes world’s most powerful supercomputer

A Japanese computer has taken first place on the Top 500 supercomputer list, ending China's reign at the top after just six months. At 8.16 petaflops (quadrillion floating-point calculations per second), the K

Published on: June 20th, 2011

Survey: CIOs are putting the cloud first

Cloud computing is practically mainstream, according to the latest CIO Economic Impact survey of 291 IT leaders. In fact, nearly half (48 per cent) of the CIOs surveyed said they have adopted the

Published on: June 15th, 2011 Lauren Brousell

How partners can make money from the cloud

A new study from the London, Ont.-based Info-Tech Research Group shows there is money to be made by partners in cloud computing and the demand is there from customers, but partners need to

Published on: June 3rd, 2011 Jeff Jedras

IDC recommendations for the new normal in technology

With continuous changes in the technology industry-some that are inevitable- vendors and channel partners know they must adapt to best serve their clients, but they just may not know how. Steve White, program

Published on: April 28th, 2011 Harmeet Singh

Channel incentives leads to billions in losses

Despite the significance of channel incentive programs to a business' success, abuse of these programs is having a serious impact on the market value of products and the IT channel as a whole,

Published on: April 26th, 2011 Harmeet Singh

Hot selling devices spell great insecurity opportunities

The growing list of mobile device options is exhilarating!You can be in touch with anyone, anywhere--all the time. And anyone, anywhere can be in touch with you.It doesn't matter if you're at home,

Published on: April 26th, 2011 Max Spindle

29 must haves when hiring a channel marketing & sales person

The difference between the right and wrong choice is more than the money it will cost to hire yet another new person. <a href="The real cost can be a year's worth of lost

Published on: April 4th, 2011 Max Spindle

The seven myths of 3D technology

Toronto – As Future Shop and LG Canada celebrated its first anniversary of 3D technology in Canada, the retailer attempted to dis-prove the many myths circulating around 3D.According to LG and Future Shop,

Published on: April 1st, 2011 Paolo Del Nibletto

Five questions to help recentre IT design on the business

You might think that technology supports your business, but you're wrong: Technology has become your business. The 21st century reality is that you don't have a business without technology; it has become as

Published on: March 11th, 2011 Randy Heffner

2011 Canadian PC shipments will take Sandy Bridge hit: IDC

The Canadian client PC market ended 2010 with a strong performance, but IDC Canada is warning of storm clouds on the horizon with the recall of Intel Corp.'s (NASDAQ: INTC) Sandy Bridge chip

Published on: February 25th, 2011 Jeff Jedras