Avanade CEO on how businesses can tackle the skills gap and accrue talent

TORONTO - Every business dipping its toe into the digital age is worrying about the skills gap. So what can they do to tackle that gap and accrue talent? As a senior leader  of

Published on: June 22nd, 2017 Alex Radu

Actually, Canada’s tech sector is much larger than you think [infographic]

Technology plays a much larger role in Canada’s economy than is commonly believed, according to a new report by the Ryerson University-affiliated Brookfield Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship. As Canada’s fifth-largest sector, it

Published on: July 28th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

A look at 6 major Microsoft partner and CSP enhancements coming this year

TORONTO, ON - A number of partner enhancements are coming out of Microsoft today both for regular and CSP partners as the software giant doubles down on its channel investment. These include enhanced certifications and

Published on: July 13th, 2016 Dave Yin

Red Hat announces 2016 Women in Open Source award winners

Red Hat has chosen Jessica McKellar from Dropbox and Preeti Murthy, a graduate student at Carnegie Mellon as the winners of the 2016 annual Women in Open Source Awards. At the annual Red Hat Summit,

Published on: July 4th, 2016 CDN Staff

Companies value mobility strategy but not remote working even though they are synonymous: Study

What is your definition of a mobile workforce? If it's anything more than the ability to send and receive emails while on the go, you may be the exception. According to a new

Published on: June 9th, 2016 CDN Staff

Nearly half of IT leaders had difficulty hiring in the past year: Survey

If you had trouble hiring in the past year or so, you are not alone. According to a new study, nearly half of IT leaders, or 46 per cent surveyed, had difficulty filling

Published on: May 31st, 2016 CDN Staff

Intel to cut up to 12,000 employees worldwide amidst PC sales slump

It looks like the drawn-out PC sales slump is claiming more than a few casualties. Intel, the same company that at CES 2015 made a commitment to “reach full representation of women and underrepresented

Published on: April 20th, 2016 Dave Yin

Women are on the rise in the tech industry [infographic]

Just in time for International Women's Day, some good news when it comes to women working in the tech industry - it's becoming a lot more common to see women employees at some

Published on: March 7th, 2016 Brian Jackson

Here is what millennials actually want for work perks based on a global survey

Think you know millennials? One way to put it to the test is by considering what they want in the workplace. Besides an engaging and rewarding job in their field of choice, what

Published on: December 10th, 2015 Dave Yin

Over a third of Canadian execs expect to hire IT staff this year: CompTIA

Nine out of 10 Canadian executives have identified some degree of IT skills gap in their organization, with nearly half saying it is extensive, a new study has revealed. Non-profit trade association CompTIA

Published on: May 27th, 2015 Dave Yin