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Enterprises want to modernize applications – they’re just not sure how

The great push to modernize enterprise applications is now underway, but many organizations still aren’t clear what modernization means — or what role cloud should play in the process.  According to a survey of 600 enterprises in the U.S., U.K. and Asia-Pacific, more than half plan to modernize their custom applications within the next 12 […]

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Hashtag Trending June 9 – IBM layoff in Russia; FBI shuts down SSN marketplace; Elon Musk threatens to ditch Twitter deal

IBM begins laying off its workforce in Russia, the FBI seizes a platform that sells stolen personal information, and Elon Musk threatens to walk away from the Twitter deal.   That’s all the tech news that’s trending right now, welcome to Hashtag Trending. It’s Thursday, June 9, and I’m your host, Samira Balsara. IBM has […]

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Newfoundland and Labrador to strengthen its research and innovation with a new $18-million investment

IBM Canada, the Government of Canada and the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador have announced an investment of more than C$18 million to strengthen research and innovation in the province through two new initiatives: the Centre for Analytics, Informatics and Research (CAIR) and the Accelerated Analytics and Machine Learning (AAML) project, which will both be […]

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Coffee Briefing May 17, 2022 – Cradlepoint extends cellular Intelligence capabilities; Canadian students win nine international STEM awards; new tech training programs for underserved Canadians; and more

Coffee Briefings are timely deliveries of the latest ITWC headlines, interviews, and podcasts. This briefing is delivered by IT World Canada’s editorial team!

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SAP highlights four focus areas at Sapphire conference

Enterprise application software giant SAP chose four areas to focus on during its hybrid Sapphire customer and partner conference this week: supply chain, sustainability, business process transformation, and accelerating innovation. Chief executive officer and member of the executive board of SAP SE Christian Klein noted that the company turns 50 this year, and said that […]

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Coffee Briefing Feb. 15, 2022 – DMZ & Desjardins launch platform to help Canadian entrepreneurs; Telus to deliver smart city solutions; and more

Coffee Briefings are timely deliveries of the latest ITWC headlines, interviews, and podcasts. This briefing is delivered by IT World Canada’s editorial team!

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A conversation with IBM Canada president Dave McCann: It’s all about the people

For IBM Canada‘s new president, Dave McCann, it’s all about the people. “I’ve always been a very people-focused leader inside the IBM company,” he said in an interview. “And there’s really two very important ingredients to our success. Number one, that’s our clients, and equally so our employees, especially with what all of our clients […]

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IBM brings Canada’s first universal quantum computer to Quebec

IBM, in partnership with the Canadian government, has chosen Quebec to house its first universal quantum system in Canada and the fourth one deployed outside of the U.S, the company announced on Feb. 3. It will be deployed at the IBM Bromont plant in Bromont, Quebec. The IBM Quantum System One will help researchers develop […]

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IBM and Telus partner on 5G edge compute solutions

IBM and Telus are partnering to deliver new 5G and edge computing solutions across Canada. Under the partnership, IBM will bring its Cloud Satellite solutions to Telus’ 5G edge computing platform, improving customers’ access to advanced AI and data analytics capabilities. By pairing the two, the partnership will allow enterprises to automatically deploy and manage […]

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Kyndryl completes spinoff from IBM

IBM’s split into two companies became final last Thursday, when its spin-off, Kyndryl, began trading on the New York Stock Exchange. The new company, formerly IBM‘s managed infrastructure services arm, begins life with more than US$19 billion in revenue and over 90,000 professionals serving customers in more than 60 countries. It currently serves 75 per […]

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At a time when confidence levels may be fluctuating – THINK

Organizations around the world did a great job of keeping things rolling after the pandemic struck back in spring 2020. However, the pandemic won’t be the last “macro” event to influence the economy. Like it nor not, change is here to stay. Rolling with whatever is to come next will require a special kind of […]

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AI-infused planning and forecasting is reshaping the way finance teams work

In 2017, The Economist published a story titled, The world’s most valuable resource is no longer oil, but data. Four years later, “data is the new oil” is a common business catchphrase. But today many companies are struggling to effectively use the data they’ve collected. At a recent roundtable, Jim Collins, an IBM AI strategy executive […]

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