Technology is undoubtedly an integral part of most industries today. In order to adequately prepare students for a future that is sure to incorporate a mixed environment of human and artificial intelligence (AI) technology, schools must begin to mirror the same environment one can expect once out in the workforce.
Remote education systems, in addition to an increase in the demand for cloud technologies, is changing the way educational curriculum is delivered. A variety of technology platforms and microservices are rapidly evolving as key business models in the educational sector. Read more +
While artificial intelligence or “smart” technology will soon be prevalent in a variety of industries, it is sure to revolutionize the healthcare industry in particular; an industry that will impact us all in one way or another. Whether as providers or patients we are sure to see transformation of the design and insight into treatment plans, management of medications, as well as improving efficiencies and assisting in repetitive work duties. Read more +
Password management is a common challenge businesses in any industry face. A shocking number of businesses still rely on paper-based logbooks or unsecured spreadsheets to manage their privileged account credentials. According to Forrester (a leader in business technology research and advisory) estimates that 80% of data breaches involve privileged credentials which means organizations must make password protection a top priority in their security strategies. Read more +
With the development and integration of artificial intelligence (AI) into our daily lives, ethics and bias quickly become main concerns. Both ethics and bias also make implementing artificial intelligence in a practical sense that more complicated. Whose definition of what is ethical are corporations programming their AI systems to default to? It’s highly unlikely that there will be a standard answer to this question across companies, industries and countries; especially considering the lack of diversity in the AI design world. Read more +
Data privacy and the governance of personal or business data is challenging to manage in today’s global landscape. Users generally entrust their data to third parties (i.e. Internet Service Providers). The level of privacy to be expected has caused much debate. Further complicating data sovereignty concerns, are world governments using their own interpretation of privacy laws. As a result there is often confusion and overreach during investigations where data is stored on other countries’ servers.
In what has been referred to as a landmark decision, an appellate court ruled this July that the US government could not obtain personal data held overseas by issuing a domestic warrant. Read more +
After years of negotiation, a trade agreement was reached on October 5th that will affect multiple industries and have a potentially large economic impact. The impact of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) on local Ottawa small and medium sized businesses while seemingly full of opportunity, has many others fearing it as a threat to global internet users. So why is it that a poll conducted by Innovation Research, shows that 70% of Canadians are not very familiar, or not familiar at all with what the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) is? Read more +
When discussing data sovereignty or data residency we are referring to the concept that data is subject to the laws of the country in which it is located. Data sovereignty became a growing concern for many local companies as a reaction to the USA PATRIOT Act that was signed into law in 2001.