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Solving for the data science conundrum  

Across the industry spectrum, data is now extolled as the fount of new insight into market opportunity and operational excellence. Better collection, management and analysis of data, so the story goes, can translate into improved support that enables managers to make the right decisions faster to enhance competitive positioning, performance and/or service delivery. On the […]

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Glenn McGillivray, managing director, the Institute for Catastrophic Loss Reduction

Life in ‘interesting’ times  

The following article, developed by Michael O’Neil and Mary Allen, first appeared in April/May 2015 edition of Claims Canada magazine. While most of us seek to fill our days with interesting activities, the expression “may you live in interesting times” is generally thought to be a curse. Insurers would likely agree with this interpretation, as […]


Mobile workforce trends in tech  

The mobile workforce is alive and well – at least in people’s minds. But a recent executive roundtable hosted by Natalie Lambert, senior director, workspace services marketing for Citrix, indicated that while the interest and intent are definitely there, the execution is weaker, especially when the numbers from Canadian and US executives are compared. Lambert’s […]

Natalie Lambert, senior director, workspace service marketing, Citrix

Mark Harris, lead, IBM Analytics, Canada

Big Blue goes big on IoT  

The Internet of Things has served for several years now as an aspirational touch point for bright imaginings around our connected future. But the dial on IoT positioning shifted into hyperdrive this spring as several of the tier one IT vendors announced new platforms aimed at enabling the development of IoT solutions. HP, for example, […]


Delving into Delve  

It’s been a while since Microsoft came up with a shiny new product. Sure, we’ve had upgrades of this and that: Windows, Office, development tools, and other products, but little that made people sit up and take notice. At the Microsoft Convergence conference this spring, that changed. Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella showed off something new: […]

Lynn Greiner, freelance IT journalist and regular contributor to InsightaaS.com