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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 [...]

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Christine Forbes McDermott, senior director, global partner marketing, Dell Software

Dell trains eyes on security software

In building its Software Group, Dell has been careful to observe two key management maxims: the importance of integrating new capabilities to leverage the value of the whole, and the need to correctly identify and address emerging market need. Established back in February 2012, Dell Software was formed coincident with the acquisition of IT management [...]

Delivering effective customer analytics

Businesses that leverage analytics for internal use understand the value their data can bring. In many cases, organizations are also collecting data on a continual basis that could benefit their customers. More and more, these companies are using the information they store, and applying analytics to provide additional services to their customers. Some are providing [...]

Lyndsay Wise, president and founder, WiseAnalytics

Heartbleed should be making you sweat

It’s been a couple of months since news of the Heartbleed vulnerability first spawned global near-hysteria. The bug, which sat virtually unnoticed on approximately two-thirds of the world’s web servers for about two years before it grabbed global headlines, was a weakness in the widely used OpenSSL security code for authenticating users which made it [...]