Wishing all a Happy Holiday and Rewarding New Year in 2011—Thank You for Your Support!

Another year has passed with over 60 blogs including more than 50 interviews by year-end. I am into my third decade in doing interviews – to share insights, best practices from working professionals and experts. The blogging and interviews represent my way of giving back to the industry since I donate the time and I…


Fabio Banducci, President and CEO, Peer 1 Hosting shares his deep expertise

This is the next blog in the continuing series of interviews with top-echelon and renowned professionals. In this blog, I interview Fabio Banducci, President and CEO, Peer 1 Hosting who shares his deep expertise. Enjoy! Stephen Ibaraki Fabio Banducci joined PEER 1 Hosting as its Executive Vice President in October 2005, reporting to the Company’s…


Dr. Kishore Swaminathan Chief Scientist Accenture Shares His Views on IT 2015 and the Cloud

This summer I founded the IP3 GIC (Global Industry Council), part of the United Nations Founded, IFIP, the United Nations Educational Scientific Cultural Organization consultative body for IT. Kishore is a director on the GIC and shared some provocative thoughts for my talks since I was invited to speak at six global summits. Kishore’s ideas…


Roger Hart: CEO and past Vice-Chair/CFO IFIP IP3; Leading International Thought Leader

This is the next blog in the continuing series of interviews with top-echelon and renowned professionals. In this blog, I interview Roger Hart: CEO and past Vice-Chair/CFO IFIP IP3; Leading International Thought Leader. Enjoy! Stephen Ibaraki Roger Hart, I.S.P., ITCP/IP3P, P.Eng. currently serves as Chief Executive Officer for IP3 and is a founding director of…


Trevor Eddolls: Distinguished author, international authority on mainframes and computing

This is the next blog in the continuing series of interviews with top-echelon and renowned professionals. In this blog, I interview Trevor Eddolls: Distinguished author, international authority on mainframes and computing. Enjoy! Stephen Ibaraki Trevor is a qualified teacher and has a BA. He has worked with mainframes since 1979. He has written and delivered…


Jim Isaak President IEEE-CS: Compelling Insights from Renowned Innovator, Leader, Researcher, Educator

This is the next blog in the continuing series of interviews with top-echelon and renowned professionals. In this blog, I interview Jim Isaak President IEEE-CS. I had the good fortune to talk with Jim at the World Computer Congress in Brisbane Australia where I presented and chaired a panel session with the Global Industry Council…


Dean Olmstead Senior Vice President Avanade: Managing the Big Data Flood Prevalent in Business

This is the next blog in the continuing series of interviews with top-echelon and renowned professionals. In this blog, I interview Dean Olmstead Senior Vice President Avanade about Managing the Big Data Flood Prevalent in Business. Enjoy! Stephen Ibaraki Dean Olmstead, Senior Vice President, Canada Operating Unit, Avanade. Dean is responsible for all of Avanade’s…


The Cloud’s Effect on IT as We Know it

Cloud computing is definitely one of the hot topics in IT at the moment. Most IT shops are looking to deliver greater value while decreasing overall costs and cloud computing is being seen as one way to accomplish that. That’s why I’m so excited to be hosting a panel webcast, in partnership with itSMF Canada,…

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Microsoft Ryan Waite Shares Essential Insights and Gates, Ballmer stories: Partner Director of Development for Technical Computing, Past General Manager HPC Server

This is the next blog in the continuing series of interviews with top-echelon and renowned professionals. In this blog, I interview Ryan Waite: Partner Director of Development for Technical Computing, Past General Manager for Windows HPC Server, Microsoft Corp. Ryan Waite is the partner director of development for Technical Computing at Microsoft Corp. He leads…


ICTC and CIPS Announce Partnership To Advance Workforce and Professionalism in Canada

OTTAWA – November 2010 – The Information and Communications Technology Council (ICTC) and CIPS announced a strategic partnership to enhance workforce development and professionalism for the ICT sector across Canada. ICTC is drawing from its ICT Competency Profiles framework to develop a national professional ICT career pathway program, I-ADVANCE©. This program will enable the ICT…