Martin Slofstra: Editorial Director – IT Business Group

This forum is also about engaging the widest spectrum of discussion on IT. This time we talk with powerhouse Editorial Director, Martin Slofstra, of the IT Business Group. I enjoyed our chat since Martin brings a unique perspective on the industry and what matters to IT pros. Martin will share his insights every month in…

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Interview Dr. Karl Moore: Internationally Leading Business and Management Authority, McGill University

Business, leadership, and management insight are essential tools for you as IT managers as you develop your career path. Every study I read and all the discussions I have with senior IT executives point to this same conclusion. To help you, in this blog series, we talk with the top international business and management authority,…

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Toronto is a packed house…

You may have noticed I’ve been a little behind in blogging on the Candian IT Managers Blog.  Part of the reason for that is the Launch tour that is now in full swing. The team is currently delivering both IT Pro and Developer focused sessions to a combined total of over 4000 attendees.  The team…

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Interview Stu Mackay, Dean, Yukon College, a leader in innovative educational programs and advanced delivery

This is the next interview in the continuing series of Computing Canada’s (CC) Blogged Down (BD) which is featured here “first” in the Canadian IT Managers (CIM) forum. In this blog series, we talk with Stu Mackay, Dean at Yukon College—a leader in innovative educational programs and advanced delivery of these programs. Thank you and…

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Interview: Bernard Courtois, President and CEO of ITAC (Information Technology Association of Canada)

I recently had a chance to talk with Bernard Courtois, President and CEO of ITAC. Bernard provides excellent insight into the main challenges for business. Have a listen! Enjoy!Stephen Ibaraki, FCIPS, I.S.P., MVP___________________________________To listen to the interview, click on this MP3 file link Interview Time Index (MM:SS) and Topic 00:46: Bernard Courtois talks about his…

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Skills Shortage and Blogging–Chat with Kelly Gotlieb, Computing Pioneer, Professor Emeritus, University of Toronto

This is the next interview in the continuing conversation series with Kelly Gotlieb. In a recent dialogue with me, Kelly shared these thoughts: “There is no doubt that there is a current shortage of persons with computer and communication skills. Further, if action is not taken, the shortages will become more acute. A recent report…

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SPAM, SPAM, SPAM, SPAM, sausage, eggs and SPAM

Little did the Monty Python “gang” realize how famous, or infamous might be a better description, that the word “spam” would become! I am sure that if you mentioned the word in conversation today most people would immediately think of its use in the context of email and not the original meat product. It is…

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Are you Ready?

You may have noticed that there haven’t been alot of posts here this week.  This is due partly to me being heavily involved in the launch tour that is just starting its run across Canada. Rodney has a great post from yesterday’s event in Edmonton http://blogs.technet.com/canitpro/archive/2006/11/23/edmonton-is-getting-ready.aspx. If you want your IT Staff and Developers to…

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Interview Dave Sanders: President and CEO of Culminis – Bringing IT Together

  This is the next interview in the continuing series of Computing Canada’s (CC) Blogged Down (BD) which is featured here “first” in the Canadian IT Managers (CIM) forum. In this interview, we talk with Dave Sanders, CEO, MVP : internationally respected leader, pioneer, founding visionary and President/CEO of Culminis. Enjoy! /Stephen Ibaraki, FCIPS, I.S.P.,…

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Powershell released to the web, and customers using Virtual Server 2005 R2 SP1 Beta 2

I was just catching up on my reading on the CanITPro blog and noticed a couple of interesting posts from Rodney: PowerShell has been released to web! “Windows PowerShell is Microsoft’s new command-line shell and scripting language designed specifically to improve the manageability of Windows and products running on Windows such as Exchange Server 2007.”…

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