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4 Predictions for Cloud Computing in 2015

When I think about forecasting for the cloud computing industry, one word springs to mind; innovation.

Cloud technology, the way we use it, and even the way we talk about it, has matured hugely over the past year. While we do still talk about “cloud” as some abstract technology choice (“should you or should you not use “the cloud?” we debate), I predict that this year, the conversation will get subtler and the use cases more sophisticated.

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Deloitte Releases 2015 Canadian Technology Predictions

According to Deloittle's Duncan Stewart, 2015 will mark the tipping point for near-field communication (NFC)-enabled smartphone in-store payments.

Today Stewart and his team released Deloitte’s 2015 Canadian Technology, Media & Telecommunications (TMT) Predictions in Toronto and it provided an outlook on the 10 most important trends for Canada in the technology, media and telecommunications industry over the next 12 to 18 months.

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Five Things That Will Happen in 2015 According to OpenText

The future, as envisioned by Waterloo-based tech titan OpenText.

1. Cloud becomes the new normal

"The cloud will be embraced en masse in 2015 because the benefits are huge," the Canadian company believes. "By digitizing information-intensive processes, costs can be cut by up to 90% and turnaround times improved by several orders of magnitude."

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The Internet of Things in Mining: A Billion-Dollar Toy Store

What do big data analytics, the Internet of Things, and automation and control have in common?

All are starting to be commercially harnessed by the mining industry. And while the technologies are developing faster than mines can adopt them in Canada selected deployments show huge potential for miners and the tech industry.

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