Solving IT skills shortage needs more women: ITAC

If the IT industry wants to seriously address the shortage of skilled workers facing the industry there's one key area it must address: the industry's gender imbalance and the lack of women choosing

Published on: January 18th, 2010 Jeff Jedras

Skills competition forcing governments to get more tech savvy

The public sector will be hit by the retirement of the baby boom generation and the resulting shortage of skilled workers the same as any other industry, but with a few additional challenges.

Published on: November 17th, 2009 Jeff Jedras

Skills shortage: IT companies go back to school

With the shortage of skilled workers a growing concern of many Canadian technology companies, vendors such as IBM and Samsung are rolling up their sleeves and going back to school, trying to bring

Published on: September 9th, 2009 Jeff Jedras

Capacity 2.0

In my previous column I introduced the concept of Capacity 2.0 – a new approach at Microsoft Canada designed to better define and encourage increased growth and productivity in the channel.Implementing a new

Published on: June 4th, 2008 Robert Buren

Adobe roundtable finds more businesses need to use collaboration tools

The majority of Canadian businesses aren't using enough collaboration tools, aren't utilizing training tools and materials to the best of their abilities and aren't taking on the right business management approach when it

Published on: May 29th, 2008 Maxine Cheung

Six must-have enterprise data centre skills

Los Angeles – IBM's (NYSE: IBM) new focus and push around the enterprise data centre with come with a new Business Partner program that's still being developed and will be launched later in

Published on: May 7th, 2008 Jeff Jedras

National capital region roaring with growth

Mont Tremblant, Que. – Tech Data Canada, along with CDN and Direction Informatique, for the first time hosted a panel discussion with some of the leading solution providers in the National Capital Region,

Published on: February 22nd, 2008 Paolo Del Nibletto