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Trevor Eddolls: Distinguished author, international authority on mainframes and computing
This is the next blog in the continuing series of interviews with top-echelon and renowned professionals. In this blog, I interview Trevor Eddolls: Distinguished author, international authority on mainframes and computing. Enjoy! Stephen Ibaraki Trevor is a qualified teacher and has a BA. He has worked...
22 Dec 2010
Revisiting the Cloud
A few weeks ago, several new Windows Azure services were announced, making it much easier for organizations to move to the cloud in the way best suited to their needs. The announcements included: Windows Azure Virtual Machines — Virtual Machines give you application mobility, allowing you to move your...
29 Jun 2012
Private, Hybrid, Public: What Cloud Keeps Your Organization Connected?
Chris Di Lullo
Which cloud service is right for my organization? Microsoft prides itself in providing three base offerings of cloud services: Private, Hybrid and Public. All three have their advantages and so organizations must do their due diligence to ensure the best fitting option is chosen. Ensuring the right...
17 Jun 2013
How to Integrate the Cloud with Smart Phones
This webinar will provide an introduction to the exciting new world of cloud-enabled mobile computing. A few complex user scenarios possible with this new paradigm will be discussed, along with a hands-on tutorial for developing such mobile applications on Microsoft’s Windows Phone Platform. The presenters...
18 Jan 2012
Neil Simon, Microsoft Career Factor Idol Winner in Cloud Computing – The Azure Developer, Chief Scientist and Senior Engineer, Keynote Session Speaker "24 Hours in the Cloud"
This is the next blog in the continuing series of interviews with top-echelon and renowned professionals. In this blog, I interview Neil Simon, Microsoft Career Factor Idol Winner in Cloud Computing – The Azure Developer, Chief Scientist and Senior Engineer, Keynote Session Speaker "24 Hours in...
18 Apr 2011
Working in the Cloud with Office 365
Network Professional Association invites you to join us for a webinar. Working in the Cloud with Office 365 Presenter : Jim Belasco, DF/NPA, CNP, MCP Date: 9:00 AM to 10:30 AM Pacific time , November 5th 2011 Description: Microsoft launched Office 365 some time ago to make it easier for businesses to...
17 Oct 2011
AlignIT Manager Tech Talk #12: Confidence In the Cloud
Recent surveys indicate that while cloud computing is a top priority for Canadian CIOs, assurance in cloud services remains the principle inhibitor for adoption. 2012 is proving to be the year of accelerating adoption as organizations gain a deeper appreciation of cloud services and how they can be adopted...
9 Jun 2012
Evaluating Your Apps For the Cloud
This post is part of a discussion around transitioning applications, as well as development and operations teams, to the Cloud. Read When It Comes to Cloud, First Things First – Strategy and Training >> Previously, we discussed needing to have a strategy in place to move applications to...
14 Sep 2011
Good Opportunities--Toronto Code Camp, SharePoint 2010 Development, Windows Community, Silverlight 4 Training Kit
Here are some good opportunities for your IT teams spotlighted by the MVP program leads in Canada: Simran Chaudhry and Ljupco Grmaskoski. The Toronto Code Camp happens this Saturday May 1 st , it's a free event! Note that this year the venue has changed, visit the registration site for complete details...
28 Apr 2010
Andy Chen, President and CEO Catronic, Past CTO and Vice President Ontario Power Generation
Chris Di Lullo
Andy Chen, P. Eng. President & CEO, Catronic Computer Consultant Services Inc. Andy Chen is a senior business advisor for several leading global consulting firms and enterprise software vendors. Andy has over 30 years of experience in utility sectors specializing in Nuclear Power Generation. For...
28 Oct 2013
Neil Leslie MS GM on Ballmer, World CIO Forum, the Cloud, MVPs, Best Resources WCF Channel 9 MIX MSDN TechNet, Leadership
This is the next blog in the continuing series of interviews with top-echelon and renowned professionals. In this blog, I interview Neil Leslie, General Manager Microsoft Developer & Platform Evangelism Group (DPE), past Vice President of MSIT, Microsoft Corporation. Enjoy! Stephen Ibaraki Neil Leslie...
7 Feb 2011
Your IT Career: Taking the Next Step
Chris Di Lullo
With summer months quickly approaching, most IT professionals look forward to the down time to be had. While a little “rest and relaxation” should be planned, and is well deserved for all those countless “need ASAP” requests and/or dealing with those pesky user errors, many IT...
4 Jun 2013
Ryan Storgaard, Award Winning Director of Technical Evangelism, Microsoft Canada
Ryan has a considerable history of success and incredible background to bring to the broad IT community and to his leadership roles. He rare accomplishments include the Microsoft Chairman’s Award and the Microsoft Circle of Excellence Award plus leading key initiatives. Have a good look at his...
29 Aug 2011
Join 24 Hours In A Private Cloud, May 10
Use the registration site link for all digital assets. Registration Link – http://bit.ly/24hipc Event Description Every organization has the power to employ cloud technologies in their own way, at their own pace and with their own terms. The use of private cloud technologies help transform how...
17 Apr 2012
Chat with Dr. Mathai Joseph: Internationally Renowned Author, Executive, Researcher, and Technology Advisor; Distinguished Computer Scientist
Chris Di Lullo
CAREER Education: B.Sc. (Physics, 1962), M.Sc. (Physics, 1964) at the University of Bombay; Post-Graduate Diploma in Electronics at Welsh College of Advanced Technology (1965), Cardiff; Ph.D. at the University of Cambridge, U.K. (1968). Academic: Fellow, Senior Research Scientist at Tata Institute of...
27 Aug 2013
Dean Olmstead Senior Vice President Avanade: Managing the Big Data Flood Prevalent in Business
This is the next blog in the continuing series of interviews with top-echelon and renowned professionals. In this blog, I interview Dean Olmstead Senior Vice President Avanade about Managing the Big Data Flood Prevalent in Business. Enjoy! Stephen Ibaraki Dean Olmstead, Senior Vice President, Canada...
8 Dec 2010
Learning from Dr. Gabriel Silberman, International Top Researcher and Innovating Senior Executive
This is the next interview in the continuing series with world-renowned professionals. Gabriel shares his remarkable insights from one of the best in the world. Dr. Gabriel Silberman is Senior Vice President and Director of CA Labs. He is responsible for building CA Technologies research and innovation...
16 Jan 2012
Chat: Susan Ibach, Empowering Developers to Improve the World
Susan shares her best practices for success in software development, software design and architecture. Her leadership lessons will further empower you including decision pointers for CIOs, CTOs, and Boards. She spotlights the top resources for universities, faculty and students; the DreamSpark program...
23 Apr 2012
Register Your Developers: Cloud Workshops
A recently released IDC study talks about how the Cloud will deliver more than 70,000 jobs in Canada by 2015. Similarly, the D³: LIVE & INTERACTiVE special entitled Current IT Market Conditions and Hiring Trends in 2012 discussed the increasing need for developers to have Cloud Computing knowledge...
20 Apr 2012
Professor Gabriel Wainer, Multi-awarding Winning Top Researcher, Blazing Innovative Trails
Gain unique insights into the work of a globally leading researcher who is impacting in multiple domains. Moreover, his students are making their imprint on the world and history as well including very fine work for the Imagine Cup . I enjoyed my time with Gabriel and I know you will learn much from...
14 Nov 2011
On the Next AlignIT Manager Tech Talk: The Complete Cloud Picture–Stories from the Trenches
As children we are enthralled by the stories that we hear. Stories teach us and fire our imaginations to what is possible in this world. And as adults, we’re not much different. It’s one thing to hear about a process, product or idea, but hearing the story of the trials and triumphs that accompanied...
28 Aug 2012
ACM Webinar: Condos and Clouds: Patterns in SaaS Applications
Register NOW to attend the next free ACM Learning Webinar, "Condos and Clouds: Patterns in SaaS Applications," presented on Tuesday, November 13, 2012 at 2 PM EST (11 AM PST/12 PM MST/1 PM CST/7 PM UTC). Software architect Pat Helland will deliver this engaging presentation and SIGMOD Chair...
29 Oct 2012
Bjoern Herrmann and Max Marmer: Silicon Valley Thought Leaders, Entrepreneurs, Founders Startup Genome Project
How important is innovation to the world, your country, your company, your division, your department, your project, …? Is innovation an art or science? How can you support innovation in your organization? What factors create success in Silicon Valley startups and can this replicated in your organization...
15 Aug 2011
Dr. Maria Klawe: President HMC, Board Director Microsoft Corp, Speaker World CIO Forum, World-Renowned Computer Scientist
This is the next blog in the continuing series of interviews with top-echelon and renowned professionals. In this blog, I interview Dr. Maria Klawe: Distinguished, Celebrated, World-Renowned Computer Scientist, President of HMC, Board Director Microsoft Corp, Nominated to the Broadcom Board, Speaker...
4 Apr 2011
AlignIT IT Manager Podcast #40 – Straight Talk about Windows Azure
A little while ago I posted about the new series that we’ve started – the Manager Tech Talk Video series. We broadcast each episode live on the 2nd Thursday of the month and record it for on-demand access later. I take the audio and use it to create an episode for our long standing IT Manager Podcast...
3 Oct 2011
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