• The amount of money spent on cloud computing is set to increase, according to new findings. A report by the International Data Corporation (IDC) found that total spending on IT infrastructure products (server, storage, and Ethernet switch) for deployment in cloud environments will increase by 18.9 per cent in 2016 to reach $38.2 billion.

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  • Have you ever wondered why the default length of the modern working day tends to be eight hours?

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  • For some businesses, this can be a time where the post March break leave and holiday requests skyrocket. There is often a resultant struggle for management in handling operations and ensuring there are enough staff on hand to cover things. But it’s not always as simple as just having workers physically present in the workplace to cover things either. In many industries – notably the construction and manufacturing industries – supervisors and management need to ensure staff with the right skills sets are on hand to achieve the business’ goals.

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  • Happy International Women’s Day from Mitrefinch This Tuesday, March 8, 2016 is International Women’s Day, a day where a wide variety of organizations join together with initiatives to celebrate the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women the world over.

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  • Manufacturing accounts for more than 10 per cent of Canada’s growth in GDP and employs 1.7 million people. Vulnerable not only to demand fluctuations, but also to factors such as oil prices, the strength of the dollar, and more, companies operating within the manufacturing industry have it pretty tough.

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