Articles By Brian Jackson

Epson EX Pro-Series Portable Projectors offer no-compromise solution

While these aren't the smallest portable projectors to hit the market, Epson's new EX Pro-Series line are very bright and offer good battery life. Plus it has found a way to do the

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: August 26th, 2014 Brian Jackson

Secrets to CIO-CMO collaboration with Rogers VP of business marketing

Visitors to ITBusiness.ca will be no stranger to the topic of CIO-CMO collaboration and it seems to be a subject to which every executive has their own approach. But the more I've covered

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: August 22nd, 2014 Brian Jackson

3 Tweeting gadget lovers for #FollowFriday

Some might say thank goodness it's Friday, but we're saying three gadget-lovers for follow Friday. Every week we identify some great Twitter accounts that we're watching and we think you should too. This

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: August 22nd, 2014 Brian Jackson

Yahoo’s Tumblr acquisition fails to reclaim display ads market: eMarketer

Yahoo Inc. got some bad news today as an eMarketer survey shows it has failed to turn its Tumblr acquisition into a larger share of the display advertising market - and things are

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: August 21st, 2014 Brian Jackson

RBC sales team saves time and trees with eSignatures

"Just sign here" - three words that signify the completion of a business transaction, especially when you're dealing with a bank. But at the Royal Bank of Canada (RBC), those words have taken

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: August 21st, 2014 Brian Jackson

How executives can work together: Andrew Dillane, CIO of Randstad

Andrew Dillane has been at Randstad Canada Group for more than a decade and has had his chance at wearing several leadership hats before finding the best fit in the role of CIO.

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: August 19th, 2014 Brian Jackson

10 tips for compelling LinkedIn page updates

If you make a LinkedIn post to your company page and there's no one there to read it, does it still make a sound? That's the premise posed by Jaime Pham, content marketing

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: August 15th, 2014 Brian Jackson

Infor acquires cloud-based CRM Saleslogix

Scottsdale, Ariz.-based cloud CRM Saleslogix has a new owner after New York-based Infor acquired the business unit from Denvor, Col.-based Swiftpage, the firms announced Thursday. The CRM software that was created in 1998

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: August 14th, 2014 Brian Jackson

Kanetix drives brand awareness with new mobile app

You always hear it's a bad idea to try and use your smartphone while driving these days, but insurance comparison service Kanetix Ltd. has created one that could actually help you improve your

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: August 13th, 2014 Brian Jackson

3 simple examples of marketing automation

The phrase "marketing automation" is perhaps etymologically misleading and conjures unpleasant images of robocalls to your cell phone offering a free cruise, or your spam-filled email inbox cluttered with promotional offers. But that's

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: August 13th, 2014 Brian Jackson

Google Maps adds new Explore feature to highlight local businesses

Keeping your Google+ profile page updated with accurate information just got a little more important for local businesses. While Google has already given businesses plenty of reasons to want to take control of

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: August 11th, 2014 Brian Jackson

OCAD University President Sara Diamond: big data stories must be told with multi-sensory approach

As a part of the Centre for Information Visualization and Data-Driven Design (CIVDDD), Dr. Sara Diamond is helping to bring together strong science capacity with creative story telling. She believes representing data sets

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: August 7th, 2014 Brian Jackson

How to choose the right cloud ERP

When it comes time to evaluate the plethora of enterprise resource planning (ERP) solutions, making a decision can be intimidating for any company. With the advent of cloud-based delivery or software as a

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: August 6th, 2014 Brian Jackson

When migrating away from cloud is the right thing to do

Sometimes it can pay to buck the trend. That's what Evanston, Ill.-based Presbyterian Homes found when it decided to move away from a cloud services set up for its HR department and to

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: August 1st, 2014 Brian Jackson