Chat with world renowned Stephen Downes National Research Council

  Stephen Downes, Research Officer, Human Computer Interaction, Information and Communication Technologies, National Research Council of Canada Stephen Downesworks for the National Research Council of Canada where he has served as a Senior Researcher, based in Moncton, New Brunswick, since 2001. Affiliated with the Learning and Collaborative Technologies Group, Institute for Information Technology, Downes specializes…


Microsoft Canada to host DigiGirlz - Day of Technology for Girls in Vancouver

VANCOUVER, BC, May 13, 2015 – Microsoft Canada and the British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT) will host approximately 60 girls between the ages of 13 and 18 from across the Lower Mainland for a day-long skills development and mentorship conference in Vancouver.  These future innovators and leaders will be joined by Microsoft Canada Director…


Bill Gates amongst icons honoured with ITU’s 150th Anniversary Award

In my chat with Houlin Zhao, newly appointed secretary general of the ITU, we discussed his vision for innovation and recognizing significant contributions. Bill Gates will be honoured by ITU as the ITU celebrates its 150th anniversary on Sunday, 17 May. The ITU is the United Nations agency governing and setting standards for ICT with…


My lively chat with legendary icon, pioneer Vint Cerf, internet co-creator on internet challenges, quantum/machine computing, leadership, more

Vint Cerf on ACM, internet issues, singularity, quantum and machine computing, gene modification, leadership, IT credentialing. Read more: http://www.itworldcanada.com/blog/vint-cerf-on-acm-internet-issues-and-quantum-and-machine-computing/374085#ixzz3YtmxTbvJ  Vint serves on the ACM council and is the immediate past president. The ACM reach is 3.4 million, with 1.5 million users of the digital library and is the largest scientific, education, innovation professional non-profit organization in…


Office 2016 Public Preview now available

This was just released from Jared Spataro, general manager for the Office marketing team:"Over the last 12 months, we’ve transformed Office from a suite of desktop applications to a complete, cross-platform, cross-device solution for getting work done. We’ve expanded the Office footprint to iPad and Android tablets. We’ve upgraded Office experiences on the Mac, the iPhone…


Top six reasons CIO’s and Manager’s need to experience Windows 10

Click here for the article in IT World: CIO’s top 6 considerations for Windows 10 plus latest preview 10061 In the article you will be exposed to compelling Windows 10 benefits including this short sampling of what managers will experience by using Windows 10:   Features such as Windows Hello, Passport, Device Guard that reduce costs,…


Catch Microsoft Ignite—live from Chicago!

Don’t let the first Microsoft Ignite pass you by! Tune in via livestream May 4–8 to watch keynotes and select sessions. You’ll hear from engineering leaders as they dive into our solutions and vision for enterprise technology—and offer actionable next steps to gain the most value from your technology investments. Mark your calendar Go to…


Top five resources for IT executives, IT pros and developers

With so much noise on the internet, what are the top five curated quality resources and events for IT executives to direct their teams? I get invited to support hundreds each year and I personally get involved with these ones due to the value to executives and their IT teams. Number 1: Microsoft Most Valuable…


Microsoft Canada chief Janet Kennedy talks career, leadership and innovation

Here is my chat including link to podcast with Janet for IT World on career, leadership, innovation and much more http://www.itworldcanada.com/blog/microsoft-canada-chief-janet-kennedy-speaks-career-leadership-tips-innovation-trends-challenges/373969 Janet Kennedy is the President of Microsoft Canada. With over 20 years of experience in sales and marketing of business solutions, she is focused on Microsoft's mission of helping people and businesses realize their…


Chat with Microsoft Canada chief Janet Kennedy on trends spotlights look at Windows 10 technical preview plus for phones

You will find my chat with Janet for IT World of interest including a look at Windows 10 technical preview plus for phones – this all for managers. http://www.itworldcanada.com/blog/microsoft-canada-chief-janet-kennedy-speaks-windows-10-technical-preview-for-phones/373864 Janet Kennedy is the President of Microsoft Canada. With over 20 years of experience in sales and marketing of business solutions, she is focused on Microsoft's mission of…