Articles By Brian Jackson

Backstage with Gabriel Woo, VP of innovation at RBC [Technicity]

ITWC partnered with the City of Toronto to co-host Technicity on Dec. 3, 2015. The day brought together leadership within the organization of the city, Toronto's technology leaders, and influencers from elsewhere to

Published on: January 19th, 2016 Brian Jackson

Backstage with Lan Nguyen, deputy CIO for the City of Toronto [Technicity]

ITWC partnered with the City of Toronto to co-host Technicity on Dec. 3, 2015. The day brought together leadership within the organization of the city, Toronto's technology leaders, and influencers from elsewhere to

Published on: January 18th, 2016 Brian Jackson

Justin Trudeau helps open Google Canada’s new R&D headquarters

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau stepped into Google Canada's new Kitchener, Ont.-based office for a morning of playing with 3D printers, leading students on a virtual reality tour of Parliament Hill, playing video games,

Published on: January 14th, 2016 Brian Jackson

Backstage with Scott Bradley, VP of corporate and government affairs, Huawei Canada [Technicity]

ITWC partnered with the City of Toronto to co-host Technicity on Dec. 3, 2015. The day brought together leadership within the organization of the city, Toronto's technology leaders, and influencers from elsewhere to

Published on: January 14th, 2016 Brian Jackson

Backstage with Jennifer Keesmaat, chief planner for the City of Toronto [Technicity]

ITWC partnered with the City of Toronto to co-host Technicity on Dec. 3, 2015. The day brought together leadership within the organization of the city, Toronto's technology leaders, and influencers from elsewhere to

Published on: January 13th, 2016 Brian Jackson

Innovation ‘activator’ Craig Haney moves from Canadian Tire to Communitech

In some ways, Craig Haney's new job as the director of corporate innovation at Waterloo, Ont.-based Communitech isn't all that different from his old job as manager of Canadian Tire Innovations - he

Published on: January 12th, 2016 Brian Jackson

The Mint’s alternative to Bitcoin is back after private acquisition

A digital currency developed by The Royal Canadian Mint has been acquired by a Toronto-based loyalty platform and will be returning to the market, according to an announcement made on Tuesday. Loyalty Pays

Published on: January 12th, 2016 Brian Jackson

IoT in the city: Backstage interviews at Technicity 2015

ITWC partnered with the City of Toronto to co-host Technicity on Dec. 3, 2015. The day brought together leadership within the organization of the city, Toronto's technology leaders, and influencers from elsewhere to

Published on: January 12th, 2016 Brian Jackson

Backstage with Gary Semplonius, VP of business mobility at Bell [Technicity]

ITWC partnered with the City of Toronto to co-host Technicity on Dec. 3, 2015. The day brought together leadership within the organization of the city, Toronto's technology leaders, and influencers from elsewhere to

Published on: January 12th, 2016 Brian Jackson

9 wacky gadgets spotted at CES 2016

Published on: January 8th, 2016 Brian Jackson

A CMO to Know: Adrienne Weissman, G2 Crowd

If you haven't come across G2 Crowd yet, it's one site you might want to bookmark if you're responsible for buying software for your company. The company is seeking to be the go-to

Published on: January 7th, 2016 Brian Jackson

Canada’s new trade minister wants to be your CMO and here’s what she’s offering

Newly elected Minister of International Trade Chrystia Freeland told a group of small businesses gathered in Waterloo yesterday "I am your chief marketing officer," according to a report on Communitech's website. So what does

Published on: January 6th, 2016 Brian Jackson

Windows 10 adoption soars thanks to free upgrade, just like Mac OS X

Microsoft Corp. has finally figured out how to achieve the sort of rapid adoption rates for Windows that Apple Inc. sees among its Mac OS X users - free is the key. Yesterday,

Published on: January 5th, 2016 Brian Jackson

HP updates its commercial laptops at CES 2016

HP Inc. will be updating three devices in its commercial EliteBook line this week at the Consumer Electronics Show, each falling in a different place on the spectrum between notebook and laptop. In

Published on: January 5th, 2016 Brian Jackson