After two years of hosting one of the world’s biggest tech conferences virtually, Collision is back in Toronto, and we couldn’t be more excited. From June 20 – 23, more than 33,000 attendees from over 140 countries are expected to come together at the Enercare Centre.
Growing up, Megha Sharma was told by a teacher that Computer Engineering was a "boys program". Having just received the Global Association of Women in Payments Rising Star Award for 2021, Sharma is happy to have ignored the advice.
Moving from Chaos to Confidence, One Incident at a Time
As any developer will tell you, no matter how robust and resilient the technology, incidents are an unfortunate reality. Router crashes, service disruptions, or even an unexpected influx of users on a system - like many businesses saw with COVID-19 - can cause an application to shut down.
Technology is changing at lightning speed, with leaders building and preparing for capabilities that don’t yet exist. Focusing on the next generation, and building transferrable skills to lead organizations into the future, is critical.
In June, Canadians celebrate National Indigenous History Month to honour the history, heritage and diversity of Indigenous peoples in Canada. It is a chance to appreciate the strength of our First Nations, Inuit and Métis people, but also an opportunity to recognize the challenges that many of these communities continue to face.
After the unprecedented events of 2020, technology and innovation will be at the forefront of the world’s recovery. It will continue to allow for resiliency and flexibility, providing platforms for hybrid workplaces and supporting our economic future.
For decades, and across the globe, women have faced unique and detrimental challenges in the workplace. Whether it is equal representation, gender pay equity, or carrying the bulk of the family and household responsibilities, the struggles are real.
What is the difference between Machine Learning and Reinforcement Learning? Kathryn Hume, Interim Lead, Borealis AI and Professor Matthew E. Taylor, Associate Professor, Computing Science at the University of Alberta and Fellow-in-Residence, Alberta Machine Intelligence Institute, recently published an article in the Harvard Business Review that addresses this important question.
RBC Women in Cyber Security: The Imperative of Diversity in the Industry
The cyber security industry faces a talent shortage and a lack of diversity. Three female cyber security professionals at RBC discuss the importance of a diverse and inclusive workforce, how to attract more women, and why a rebranding of the industry is needed to fill the gaps.