Ron McLaren, Operations Manager SFIA, International Top Authority in Skills and Capability Management

Ron McLaren has long-term practical IT industry experience, having worked extensively with the development, introduction and marketing of new technologies, products and techniques since 1966. This has involved the management of technical people in customer-facing, product development and service delivery environments. Latterly he has concentrated on the management of the IT capability of individuals: he…


David Alan Grier 2013 President IEEE-CS, Top International Technology and Policy Authority

David Alan Grier is the 2013 President of the IEEE Computer Society. He has served the society as its Vice President of Publications, Director of Magazines, and Editor in Chief of the IEEE Annals. He writes on the subject of technology and its social implications. His books include: "When Computers Were Human" (Princeton 2005), "Too…


June 21-Attend Microsoft’s Faculty Summit!

Teaching courses is a lot of work, the constant pressure to keep courses relevant, pressure to build industry partnerships, publish papers, bring in funding, serve on committees, how can you find time to keep up? We want to help, so we’ve put together a series of sessions for teachers and faculty, to bring you up…


Robert Stroud: Chair ISACA INSIGHTS 2012 and Global Top Executive

In this interview Rob discusses the value and themes in the ISACA World Congress, INSIGHTS 2012; COBIT value; COBIT and Enterprise Architecture / IVI-IF CMF; what’s new in COBIT 5; current disruptive technologies;  new innovations in the next five years; opportunities for IT professionals and businesses; controversial topics; CIO versus CTO agendas; board governance and…


70-659 Exam Study Group Recordings

Group Lead: Sasa Sanda Presentation decks and resources can be found on the TrainingCamp70-659 SkyDrive. Information on getting your free exam voucher and the gift card promotion for those who pass the exam can be found here. Session 1: Sunday, February 19, 2012 Download WMV file (167.4 MB)  View text from IM window   Session…

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Going Virtual and Getting Certified

I was talking earlier this week at the WatITis conference (a University of Waterloo IT conference for the 300 or so campus IT network and technology support staff) and one of the presentations I gave was on cloud computing – To Cloud or Not to Cloud. One of the things I always talk about is…

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Stephen Forte: Chief Strategy Officer, CTO, Scrum Master, Author, Serial Company Founder, Microsoft MVP, Keynote

This is the next blog in the continuing series of interviews with top-echelon and renowned professionals. In this blog, I have an interview with Stephen Forte, Chief Strategy Officer for Telerik. Stephen’s extensive success history includes: CTO, Scrum Master, Author, Serial Company Founder, Microsoft MVP, and sought after Keynote. In our discussion, Stephen shares valuable…


Awarding-winning Stacey Cerniuk: for each role and project, what attributes create success?

Hear deep insights from the top-awarding-winning Stacey Cerniuk, Founder and CEO of Annex Consulting Group, Entrepreneur, Innovating Executive, Business & Technology Authority. Ask yourself these questions and how do your experiences stack up against Stacey’s? Stacey shares top success attributes for professionals working as: CEOs, leaders, innovators, entrepreneurs, HR managers, recent graduates, experienced professionals (early,…


Participate in SecTor: North America’s Premier IT Security Education Conference

SecTor is North America’s premier IT Security Education Conference.  An annual event where IT professionals from throughout North America and the world can learn from and network with the world’s most innovative, intellectual, exciting and entertaining security professionals. SecTor is IT Security Training at its best – plan to join us October 17-19, 2011 at…


Barry Sellers: CNP Torch Bearer Award Recipient

This is the next blog in the continuing series of interviews with top-echelon and renowned professionals. In this blog, I have an interview with Barry Sellers: CNP Torch Bearer Award Recipient. CNP Torch Bearer Award honors senior members of the computing profession who have made an outstanding contribution to the advancement of the profession or…