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If this were the education Olympics, Canada would take home the bronze. Canadian colleges and universities were ranked third in the world by Universitas 21, an international network of 23 leading...

2012-05-16, Ryerson Digital Media Zone

Talent will be key to making Canada a digital nation by 2017, but a shortage of people with the right skills continues to plague our ICT sector.

2012-05-15, Smart Data Collective

Big Data efforts have a problem - there aren’t enough people who know how to take advantage of it. Consulting firm McKinsey projects “a need for 1.5 million additional managers and...

2012-05-14, Globe and Mail

The Globe and Mail’s Ask a Recruiter column provides tips for students on how to land their first post-graduate job.


The number of Canadian servers being targeted by hackers has increased sharply, according to an IT security company, Websense.  A growing number of malicious sites are hosted on Canada's...


We are creating more information than ever before. As the reality of managing that level of data sets in, the demand for employees with a unique combination of analytics and IT management...

2012-05-09, IT World Canada

Cyber security jobs are plentiful from government, utilities to retail. But what skills do IT professionals need to qualify for these high-paying jobs?


College students today are more tech savvy than ever before. More than 90% use email to communicate with professors and 73% say they cannot study without technology. 


More than 250 high school students from across the Greater Toronto area (GTA) will discuss and select the most innovative ideas for how digital technologies can help solve some of the world’s


Colleges Ontario statistics show 83 per cent of Ontario college graduates found jobs within six months of graduation despite the difficult economy.

2012-05-04, Network World

Embattled by hactivists and cybercriminals seeking to steal proprietary information, U.S. corporations are ramping up their hiring of cybersecurity experts, with open jobs reaching an all-time...

2012-05-03, National Post

Cloud computing, the idea that all kinds of computing can be delivered totally over the Internet, is changing everything.  One day, it may even make the PC as we know it irrelevant

2012-05-02, Study Magazine

Good news for those studying to become a software engineer: your job is awesome. “The world is going digital and Software Engineers who can help with that transformation are reaping the...

2012-05-01, Information Week

Big Data analysts are today's IT rock stars. As an ever growing amount of data is collected from apps, Web interactions, social media, and clickstreams, the need for analysts who can mine gold...

2012-04-30, UN News Centre

At a United Nations-organized event, education and tech experts discussed the need to break down barriers and shift attitudes to encourage girls to go into tech-related fields.


Huge data sets known as “big data” are generated as people all over the world put more information online. Mining this data is already having a huge impact on our lives, said Mark...

2012-04-26, Computer World

Toronto’s Hospital for Sick Children is implementing a clinical experiment using big data and real-time analytics to help save the lives of its tiniest patients.


Hand-free driving apps, mall navigators and cloud-based organizers are just a few of the projects  Ryerson's Digital Media Zone students are working on. You may see these tools soon in an...

2012-04-24, Network World

MIT and several other schools have joined the open-education movement, which makes it easier for students to access tech-related courses.

2012-04-23, Toronto Sun

With tech literacy becoming a crucial part of dozens of professions, a  growing nation-wide movement makes sure women have access to those skills and that girls can have access to a new set...