Collaboration


CRM triple play

Background Reliance Home Comfort delivers mechanical systems and services to ensure home comfort. Based in Oshawa, Ontario, the company employs a large mobile sales (100 person) and service (350) workforce that installs and supports a range of furnace, air conditioner and water heater equipment brands across Alberta, Manitoba, Quebec and Ontario, as well as 400 [...]

Celso Mello, CIO, Reliance Home Comfort

Shivonji, Nadia, Corrie, Lizzie

Girls can too code

As I take ‘pen to paper’, an announcement that Karen Sheriff has been named President and CEO of Q9 Networks, a major Canadian provider of data centre outsource services, crosses my inbox. Former president and CEO of Bell Aliant, Sheriff was applauded for leadership of Bell Aliant’s “game-changing broadband fibre network build and the development [...]


New IoT Reference Model creates common tongue 1

As a template for our times, the Tower of Babel myth has much to offer. In the Genesis story, when united in language and in purpose, humankind was able to construct a tower that reached into the heavens; but with languages “confounded” by a suspicious deity, people were scattered to the four corners of the [...]

Kip Compton, Cisco VP of IoT systems and software, Cisco

Chief globalization officer, Wim Elfrink and Cisco CEO John Chambers

IoT in hype hyperdrive

“Our role is to be a market maker of IoT,” Cisco CTO Pasmadree Warrior proclaimed at the second annual Internet of Things World Forum held in Chicago last week. Since embarking on this project eight years ago, Cisco has ignited considerable interest in the connection of sensors, networks and analytics, a confluence of technologies that [...]


New Intel for Woodbine races

Beyond their intrinsic value as a showcase for new technology implementation, case studies provide another service. They demonstrate the art-of the-possible, and in so doing enable businesses to vision how IT solutions might be applied in their own circumstance – and to what end. By comparing and contrasting their own organization’s needs with that of [...]

Rob Carmichael - Woodbine Inel integrator