Articles By Brian Jackson

Forrester to executives: Let’s get digital

It's time for business executives to wake up and smell the digital coffee, Forrester Research says in a new report to be released on Monday. While a group of 1,254 global executives surveyed

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

Google Hangouts on Air with Michael Murphy, country manager for Citrix Canada

Michael Murphy took the helm at Citrix Canada in April 2012, replacing the retiring David Wright at the organization. Previously with Symantec Corp. Murphy has been focused on building out Citrix's partner network

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

New Lantronix device makes your old printers Android compatible

Irvine, Calif.-based Lantronix Inc. announced worldwide availability of its new xPrintServer - Cloud Print Edition mobile printing device on Wednesday. The small hardware box connects to printers in your office or home that

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

New Toronto accelerator seeks ‘Bitcoin 2.0′

The Toronto-based Bitcoin Decentral building that's become the hub for everything related to cryptocurrency in Canada announced today a new accelerator program dedicated to startups working in the financial technology sector, with a

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

Microsoft woos marketers with Dynamics Marketing, Social Listening

ATLANTA - Not only is Microsoft Corp. getting ready to launch its newly branded marketing and social listening software offerings this spring, it's reworking its own marketing strategy to recognize the rising technology

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: March 5th, 2014 Brian Jackson

Delta Airlines creates in-flight POS with Nokia Lumia, Microsoft Dynamics

ATLANTA - Delta Airlines is already using Surface 2 tablets in the cockpit and Nokia Lumia devices in the cabin, but will soon upgrade to the Lumia 1520 across its workforce of flight

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: March 4th, 2014 Brian Jackson

Microsoft releases free Windows XP migration tool; end of support nigh

Windows XP users will start receiving warning messages about the April 8 end of support date March 8, and Microsoft Corp. is offering a new migration tool to help them upgrade to a

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: March 3rd, 2014 Brian Jackson

Ellen scores most-retweeted photo ever in Samsung’s Oscars marketing stunt

Returning to host the Oscars for the second time, talk show host Ellen Degeneres made prominent display of a Samsung Galaxy Note 3 while taking selfie photos of herself among the stars. That

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: March 2nd, 2014 Brian Jackson

NComputing oneSpace delivers Windows apps to iPads, Android tablets

Santa Clara. Calif.-based NComputing Inc. announced a new product this week aimed at small and mid-sized businesses that will deliver virtualized Windows applications without the desktop. Unveiled Feb. 25, oneSpace is described as

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: February 28th, 2014 Brian Jackson

3 thought leaders to follow on Twitter for #FollowFriday

For our weekly recommendation of great Twitter accounts to follow, we chose three interview subjects that are thought leaders in their respective fields. https://twitter.com/dpontefract/status/438903735440257025 Aside from having a quirky-cool title of "chief envisioner"

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: February 27th, 2014 Brian Jackson

Dlvr.it automates social sharing of favourite content

Ashley Huffman is kept busy in her full-time job as marketing manager at Nano Magnetics Ltd. but she wants to stay active on Twitter and engaged with her more than 7,000 followers. No

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: February 27th, 2014 Brian Jackson

PaperVision adds e-forms and digital signatures to ECM suite

In the quest for the paperless office, there are many hurdles that we still can't quite clear, tripping us up and causing us to hit that print button - for example, the need

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Rogers Data Centres opens facility in disaster recovery hot spot Calgary

Rogers Data Centres is opening the doors to its third Calgary-based data centre and second Tier III data centre in Canada, the firm announced Wednesday. Dubbed Calgary_DC3, Rogers says the data centre can

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

HootSuite enters managed services with Security & Compliance

Vancouver-based social media dashboard firm HootSuite Media Inc. is expanding its business today with a new managed service aimed at managing the risk that comes with a growing corporate presence on social media.

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