Microsoft is jumping on the charity bandwagon with a new “Philanthropies” organization

Microsoft seems to be following the Mark Zuckerberg's example. Just days after the Facebook CEO made the controversial announcement that he and his wife would give away 99 per cent of their Facebook shares,

Published on: December 15th, 2015 Dave Yin

Oracle extends its SaaS channel marketplace

Oracle used its OpenWorld 2015 showcase to announce it has expanded its partner ecosystem specifically for Software-as-a-Service through the Oracle Cloud Marketplace. The company cited the channel has introduced customers to new applications

Published on: October 27th, 2015 CDN Staff

Dell to change its go-to-market strategy along geographic lines

AUSTIN, TEX. – Some times Dell account reps had to drive more than 150 miles to see a customer. Starting Feb. 1, 2016 those long drives will come to an end. Dell President

Published on: October 22nd, 2015 Paolo Del Nibletto

D&H Canada releases Chrome device management solution

D&H Canada has announced it is offering Google Chrome Device Management, aimed at Chromebook environments, under one pane of glass. Sold through the company's Licensing Desk, the hosted solution can be bundled with

Published on: August 18th, 2015 CDN Staff

School’s in for summer at Microsoft Canada

On a day when most elementary schools shut down in Canada, Microsoft Canada is introducing Camp 21, a two-day professional development experience for K-12 teachers to be held in Toronto early next month.

Published on: June 25th, 2015 CDN Staff

Follow Friday: Canadian education CIOs to follow on Twitter

For this week’s CDN #FollowFriday, we are showcasing Chief Information Officers in the education space, be it university or K-12.  First up is is Paul Stokes, Chief Information Officer at the University of

Published on: May 14th, 2015 Dave Yin

Gender barriers continue to slow women entrepreneurs; even in Canada

TORONTO – At the Dell Power To Do More Summit the vendor introduced a Global Women Entrepreneur Leaders Scorecard. The scorecard, commissioned by Dell, is intended to be a data driven diagnostic tool

Published on: April 20th, 2015 Paolo Del Nibletto

Canadian notebook vendor cuts prices through program

Ottawa-based hardware vendor Eurocom has introduced a new program focused on the education market called Eurocom Education Discount Program. This program offers a 10 per cent discount on all Eurocom customizable and upgradable

Published on: July 4th, 2014 CDN Staff

Channel sees new digital classroom solutions

As the classroom doors close for the summer break, other doors are opening for channel partners who have a heightened focus on classroom solutions for the K-12 education market. At the International Society

Published on: June 30th, 2014 Paolo Del Nibletto

Six lessons from Disney that could help the channel

Yesterday, I took in a keynote presentation from former Disney University executive Doug Lipp. Lipp was part of Dell Canada’s IT Channel Summit in Toronto and he outlined a six step process that

Published on: April 25th, 2014 Paolo Del Nibletto

Cloud impacting future skills needed for IT professionals

During the past thirty plus years, IT organizations were composed of professionals who were siloed in their knowledge, skills, expertise and experience in applications, systems, networks, telecom, security, operations practices, etc.   It

Published on: March 24th, 2014 Roberta Fox

Bankable leadership: Believe in competence

The following is the second excerpt from New York Times best-selling author and executive coach Dr. Tasha Eurich’s new book Bankable Leadership.  Have you ever had someone who believed in you and, as a result,

Published on: November 21st, 2013 Tasha Eurich

Epson taking collaboration to a new level

Despite the objections towards Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer’s assertions that innovation and collaboration mostly takes place at the office, the whiteboard marketplace has been booming lately. According to market research firm Futuresource Consulting

Published on: August 27th, 2013 Paolo Del Nibletto

CDN Women of IT event explores empowerment

When Anne Sado first graduated from her industrial engineering program more than 30 years ago, she didn’t want to be known as one of a rare breed – a woman engineer. Now the

Published on: August 23rd, 2013 Candice So