Workshops for women in technology are failing women

The gender gap in the technology sector is no secret. While women make up 40 per cent of the world’s workforce – and in some countries like Canada and the U.S., that number

Published on: June 19th, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

2 Truths And A Lie with Trend Micro Canada’s Marcia Sequeira

Marcia Sequeira has been Trend Micro’s Canadian country manager for just over a year, but she's spent almost two decades in the tech industry. To get a better feel for Marcia's personal side,

Published on: June 7th, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

Trend Micro’s new Canadian country manager on getting more women into the channel

Women make up more than half of new university graduates, but are still underrepresented in a number of highly technical fields, such as science, technology, engineering, mathematics, and computer science. Marcia Sequeira, Trend Micro’s recently

Published on: May 25th, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

2018 budget “misses the mark”: a comprehensive analysis of all its tech initiatives

The 2018 Canadian budget has been unveiled, and while there are plenty of tech-related initiatives, many in the industry are feeling let down. The government has gone all in on cybersecurity, big data,

Published on: February 28th, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

Hashtag Trending – French authorities investigating Apple for ‘planned obsolesence’; dancing robots at CES

Apple is being investigated by French prosecutors for allegedly designing iPhones to deliberately stop working after two years. People are talking about James Damore’s lawsuit against Google. And dancing robots at CES. From

Published on: January 10th, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

Former Obama CTO on importance of STEM

Washington D.C. -  When Megan Smith took the stage for her keynote at the SAS Analytics Experience 2017 conference, she opened with a quote from the first President of the United States, George

Published on: September 19th, 2017 Alex Radu

Rogers using mentorship programs to foster women in the workplace

CDN takes some time during the 2017 Women in the IT Channel recognition luncheon, held in Toronto on Aug. 17, to talk with Kendall Milne Bancroft, director of retail enterprise sales at Rogers Communications, about

Published on: September 6th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Sitting down with CDN’s Rising Star winner – Alex Wackett

CDN's 2017 Rising Star Award winner is Alex Wackett, the sales and operations manager at 3 Peaks Inc., an IT business solutions provider. The Wilfred Laurier University graduate joined the company in 2011 and is

Published on: September 6th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Dell Technologies is executing on diversity in the workplace

CDN catches up with Kevin Connolly to talk about what his first steps will be as the new president of commercial sales of Canada at Dell Technologies, and how the company is fostering

Published on: September 5th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

The 7 Virtues founder addresses CDN Women of the IT Channel event

CDN sits down with Barb Stegemann, author, entrepreneur, and founder and CEO of The 7 Virtues, to discuss why women-focused events are so important and how she found her "tribe" at the 2017

Published on: September 1st, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

CDN’s Rising Star Award winner: Alex Wackett

Another CDN Women in the IT Channel luncheon has come and gone, celebrating the accomplishments of inspiring women and diversity in the tech ecosystem. Several women were recognized for their work in the channel, but

Published on: August 18th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

CDN’s Mentor of the Year Award winner: Carrie Davis-Sydor

The CDN Mentor of the Year Award is going to an outstanding role model who exemplifies the ideal image of a mentor. Not only does this individual have an established track record of

Published on: August 18th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Hashtag Trending: Aug. 9, 2017 – Google’s diversity spat; VR in the browser

Google’s internal policies are publicly criticized, Firefox introduces virtual reality capabilities, and video games are officially bad for your health. Starting with Twitter, a 10-page memo from a senior software engineer at Google

Published on: August 9th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Microsoft Canada President goes deeper into reorg

WASHINGTON, D.C. - It is Janet Kennedy’s job as Microsoft Canada President to reinforce how positive the company’s re-organization is to all stakeholders: customers, employees and channel partners. In case you have been

Published on: July 25th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto