Ian Hamilton, CTO Signiant, Emmy Award Winning International Top-Ranking Serial Entrepreneur for Technical Innovation

I have an exclusive interview with Ian Hamilton. Ian Hamilton (ianh@signiant.com) has been an innovator and entrepreneur in Internetworking infrastructure and applications for more than 25 years. As a founding member of Signiant, he led the development of innovative software solutions to address the challenges of fast, secure content distribution over the public Internet and…


Just released trends IoT, social, data

Just released trends from the ITU The Internet of Things (IoT) Trends in Telecommunication Reform 2015 confirms that future network traffic will increasingly be driven by machine-to-machine (M2M) traffic generated by billions of connected devices, products and sensors, with M2M communications over mobile cellular networks already emerging as the fastest-growing ICT service in terms of…


Applicative 2015 February 25th-27th 2015--Applicative is ACM's conference designed for software developers interested in the latest in emerging technologies and techniques

  Applicative 2015 February 25th-27th 2015 Applicative is ACM's conference designed for software developers interested in the latest in emerging technologies and techniques. The conference consists of two tracks, one looking at system-level programming and the other at application development.   Systems The systems track will explore topics that enable systems-level practitioners to build better…


Microsoft grows big data and analytics leadership with R and Revolution Analytics acquisition

R is the world’s dominant programming language for big data predictive analytics and statistical computing. Revolution Analytics is the leading commercial provided of software and services for R. Microsoft’s acquisition of Revolution Analytics will help customers use advanced analytics within Microsoft data platforms on-premises, in hybrid cloud environments and on Microsoft Azure to more easily…


Microsoft Ignite: The what’s-next-in-tech experience

May 4–8, 2015 Chicago, IL The best and brightest minds will be all in one place to talk cloud infrastructure and management, productivity, big data and the internet of things, unified communications, mobility and more. So welcome, thinkers. And get ready for a glimpse at what’s possible today and in the future. New year. New…


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…


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…


The National Research Council of Canada (NRC) is now ready to reveal its unique e-learning support system to address skills shortages in the most demanding fields and save significant training costs for companies and educational institutions across Canada

NRC’s Learning and performance support system (LPSS) research program is entering the pre-testing phase to help corporate and industrial workplaces in all industry sectors from oil and gas to policing, technology, academic, military and medical devices. This means interested users can sign up for a trial account giving them an opportunity to develop their own…


Register for December 3 Webcast: "Data Access and Entity Framework"

Both Terry and Erik are experts in Software Development and with strong and long history with Microsoft developer solutions and research. This is one that I highly recommend! Register TODAY for the next free ACM Webcast, "Data Access and Entity Framework," presented on Wednesday, December 3, 2014 at noon ET (11am CT/10 am MT/9 am…


Microsoft Azure with real-time analytics for Hadoop and machine learning–supported by UN Global E-Government Agenda

Earlier I had written about the key themes on the agenda of major governments worldwide for the United Nations Global E-Government Forum. From my prior post, you can see that Big Data, machine learning and analytics are high priorities. Closely underlying this is Hadoop or similar platforms and machine learning (and deep neural networks). This underscores…