Articles By Brian Jackson

Salesforce targets mobile, wearables with new $100 M fund

The investment wing of cloud software vendor Salesforce.com announced a new $100 million fund targeting mobile apps and connected products this week, and Canadian companies could stand to see some of that money,

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: September 10th, 2014 Brian Jackson

Apple at fault for live stream problems: analyst

Apple Inc. is known for only live streaming its big product launch events to Apple devices using the Safari browser, but yesterday's event started off broadcasting to an even more narrow audience than

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: September 10th, 2014 Brian Jackson

What marketers should watch for in Apple’s iPhone 6 launch event

Apple Inc. is set to unveil the iPhone 6 on Sept. 9 at a live event and marketers will want to keep an eye on what's announced to get a sense for how

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: September 8th, 2014 Brian Jackson

Home Depot enters the smart home era with Wink partnership

We’ve all dropped in to Home Depot to pick up something for a DIY project at some point. But with the release of a new line of mobile app-enabled products, you might start

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

Hangout with Expedia’s chief product officer John Kim

Whether you’ve used it to actually book a vacation or just daydream about a trip that you never actually took, you’ve probably played with Expedia’s travel search tool at some point. Well after

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

3 execs responsible for products and partners on #FollowFriday

Every Friday we like to recommend a few people that we're following on Twitter as we go about telling the stories that matter when it comes to technology's impact on the way business

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

ITBusiness.ca to collaborate with Global Finance Conference

There was a time when what technology a company used was solely the concern of the IT department. But now it's a part of everyone's job to know what the latest technology is

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

Salesforce1 Community Cloud invites customers, partners to intranet space

Salesforce.com took the next step with its social intranet product yesterday, rebranding its Company Communities product as Salesforce1 Community Cloud and adding the ability to collaborate with your customers or partners using the

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: August 28th, 2014 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