ICTC announces ICT jobs outpace all others combined in 2014 led by business system analysts, multimedia designers, graphic illustrators

Quoting: Job growth in ICTs exceeded the overall Canadian labour market considerably in 2014 with three quarters of notable gains and the last quarter remaining unchanged. The ICT unemployment rate has remained steady at 2.2%. Informatics / business systems analysts saw the highest employment growth in November, followed by multimedia designers / graphic illustrators. The…


Office Sway: reimagine how your ideas come to life

From the Office Blogs: Say hello to Sway! Sway is an entirely different way to express yourself and bring your ideas to life. When your ideas are born, you want to explore, visualize and share them—quickly and easily, wherever you happen to be, and on whatever device you have. You want your ideas to be…


Microsoft Datacenter Tour: Video, Facts, Top 10 best practices, Team blog

Check out this video for a cool look inside a Microsoft Datacenter. As the engine that powers Microsoft's cloud services, the Cloud Infrastructure and Operations group focuses on smart growth, high reliability, operational excellence, cost-effectiveness, environmental sustainability, and a trustworthy online experience for customers and partners worldwide. customers and partners worldwide. Read the Microsoft Datacenter…


Microsoft Ignite Mailing List

Sign up here to receive news and updates about the Microsoft Ignite Conference taking place May 4-8, 2015 in Chicago! Ready to spark your future? We’re bringing together the best of all your favorite events—Exchange, SharePoint, Lync, Project, Microsoft Management Summit, and TechEd—into a single, tech-fueled conference. Get answers, test-drive technologies, and connect with others…


Code.org #HourOfCode – A Huge Success!

Satya Nadella and the Hour of Code – Your passion makes a different As a part of Code.org’s Hour of Code, more than 20 Million students in 76,000 classrooms around the world learned to code this week, bringing us one big step closer to Code.org’s goal of getting 100 million kids to try coding!


Microsoft Virtual Academy: Active Directory, Windows 8.1 Deployment, Office 365 ProPlus Deployment, Bing Optimization, Windows App to Market, XAML UI with Blend, Hybrid Cloud with Azure

IT Pro Courses 1. Understanding Active Directory 2. Windows 8.1 Deployment JumpStart 3. Office 365 ProPlus Deployment for IT Pros 4. Moving to Hybrid Cloud with Microsoft Azure Developer Courses 1. Mobile Dev: Bing Search Engine Optimization Jump Start 2. Mobile Dev: Last Stop: Getting Your Windows App to Market 3. Designing Your XAML UI with Blend…


What are the technology trends at the international CES?

I am participating and judging at the International CES in January 6-9 2015 experiencing disruptive trends that will profoundly impact enterprises. You will find the trends here in an article I wrote for IDG-IT World appearing today: http://www.itworldcanada.com/blog/what-are-the-technology-trends-at-the-international-ces/100471 —– Why should you care about CES? I was invited in 2012 by a top Eurasia-based government…


Professor Tetsuro Kakeshita, International Leader in Computer Science Education, Accreditation and Certification

This week, Stephen Ibaraki has an exclusive interview with Professor Tetsuro Kakeshita. Tetsuro Kakeshita received his Ph.D. degree in Computer Science from Kyushu University in 1989. Currently he is an associate professor at Saga University, Japan. His major research interests include quantitative analysis of ICT education and ICT certification, and complexity analysis of database and…


What does the future hold for Microsoft?

From their annual report shareholder letter signed by Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella indicates: ”Looking forward, we have a rich product road map that positions us to thrive in a mobile-first and cloud-first world. For example, we recently launched Delve, an Office 365 cloud-based service that automatically brings relevant documents, data and other artifacts to workers….


Introducing .NET Core

From a post by Immo Landwerth [MSFT]: “At connect(), we announced that .NET Core will be entirely released as open source software. I also promised to follow up with more details on .NET Core. In this post, I’ll provide an overview of .NET Core, how we’re going to release it, how it relates to the…