BIG DATA (tag cloud, franais)

24 Jul Let’s Talk Big Data

  By: Ellen Clysdale On October 29th SWI participated in the YRBiz Series event “Let’s Talk Big Data”, designed to expose local businesses to new ideas, insights, and resources.  A number of speakers from the Ontario Centres of Excellence institutes and programs introduced how the OCE helps connect advanced university research programs with commercialization and Entrepreneurs in the Health Informatics and Computing space. Topics touched on included the use of Homomorphic Encryption to ensure privacy of merged Big Data health datasets, the expanding sphere of Open Data possibilities,...


28 Jul UX and UI , what is it?

In the world of IT consulting, few companies can count on their own UX/UI team and often call web agencies to the rescue, or worse, simply neglect this essential stage of any development project. Good news, Alithya can now count on a UX/UI team of their own composed of experienced skilled specialists who can accompany their clients in any project types, whatever the project scale. But back to the basis, it could be interesting to define...


27 Jul Are you ready for new work styles?

A question comes up regularly in recent years, namely, why we still perpetuate the downtown model with office towers. The completely congested roadways that, like the Groundhog Day guide, all employees anxious to get to their office space every day. Find a crowded parking area, take the crowded elevator to occupy a few floors above the office space with neon lights. It is somewhat incomprehensible that this work style still exists in 2015. Today, far more...


26 Jul Information Architecture: What’s In It For My Organization?

Information architecture (IA) is often undervalued. Yet, it’s about time to harness the power of IA as an agility enabler against the competition and economic and social challenges. IA, which is an integral part of enterprise architecture, is the structuring of information entities inherent to the organization’s business and of their interrelations, as well as principles and guidelines governing their creation and evolution in time. We use the word “structuring” rather than “structure” to emphasize the dynamic and...