Tag Archives : news & views


Your decision is as good as your data

Our world has become a quantified one, with data serving as the objective measure of truth. While the average consumer is happy to cipher the health of food intake in percentages of daily requirement and to count ‘likes’ on social media platforms as a means of gauging sociability, use of quantitative research methodologies have extended [...]

Vincent Lam, marketing director, Information Builders

Michel Juneau-Katsuya, CEO, The Northgate Group

“Your company’s biggest risk is everyone in it”

“Are you making it too easy?” was the fundamental question posed at the Toronto launch of a countrywide Dell Security Tour that has taken keynote speaker Michel Juneau-Katsuya and a panel of security experts to Ottawa, Montreal, Halifax, Quebec City this month, and is now moving westward to Edmonton, Calgary and Vancouver. CEO of The [...]


Encryption key to cloud security 2

In the article below, Kevin Fogarty picks up cloud where he left it – with colourful discussion of security challenges that starts with the very early days of public cloud when IT had legitimate concerns around visibility into cloud operation and access and ends with some pretty compelling stats on questionable behaviour in the shadowy [...]

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Jon Ramsey, CTO, Dell SecureWorks

Innovate and integrate to connect security

‘An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure’ applies to more than stocking up on your vitamins. It is also a sound principle on which to base IT security, and one that Dell appears to have adopted if the products and services on display at the recent Dell World 2014 end user conference [...]


Building information architectures with future scale

Many of the organizations I consult with are looking for dashboards to help them gain better visibility into their data. Most of the time, their focus is on the analytics portion of the undertaking and not on the data. But once requirements are gathered, they quickly realize that where data is stored, how it is [...]

Lyndsay Wise, president and founder, WiseAnalytics