Growth over productivity

Productivity is so last year. Now Canadian executives are focusing on growth.That's the word from International Data Corp. (Canada) Ltd. At the Toronto-based research firm's annual Directions conference, Jamie Sharp, IDC Canada's vice-president

Published on: May 9th, 2007 Grant Buckler

Software opportunities abound this year, says IDC

Software as a service - a catch-all phrase covering everything from on-demand applications to renting software over the Web - isn't catching on in Canada they way it is in other countries, according

Published on: February 5th, 2007 Howard Solomon

The real impact of open source

Open source software has spread far beyond Linux and is gaining enormous momentum, according to a newly released IDC study. The study, which analyzed IDC surveys from over 5,000 developers in 116 countries,

Published on: August 16th, 2006 CDN Staff

A questionable survey

It's a tough world out there and to succeed you've got to put your best face forward and fight.One way Microsoft has chosen to fight Linux is by paying IDC to do a

Published on: March 28th, 2006 Howard Solomon

Surprise! Microsoft can prove certified partners have an advantage

For years Microsoft has announced the investment of tens of millions of dollars in its channel training and certification programs. Now an IDC study paid for by the software company has concluded that

Published on: March 8th, 2006 Howard Solomon

Canadian IT spending remains the same

Canadian IT spending will remain in the three to five per cent range in 2006, with multi-core processors, virtualization and wireless technology driving growth, IDC Canada predicted.In its annual forecast of technology trends,

Published on: January 18th, 2006 Shane Schick