Articles By Eric Emin Wood

Great ideas cross platforms – but put mobile first, Facebook marketing exec says

LAS VEGAS - Compared to his youthful colleagues – including his CEO – David Fischer jokes that he’s an “old man” at Facebook Inc. So he smiled in recognition during his Wednesday appearance

Published on: March 24th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Analyst firm isn’t exactly sure what Adobe Sensei does yet either

LAS VEGAS - Sensei, Adobe Systems Inc.'s machine learning and artificial intelligence platform, is already approaching its six-month anniversary, but if you can't identify what, exactly, it adds to the company's recently-released Experience

Published on: March 23rd, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Marketers can use Adobe software to deliver ‘hyperpersonalized’ content – but should they?

LAS VEGAS - Much of this year's Adobe Summit has been dedicated to showing marketers how they can use the vast repository of consumer information at Adobe Systems Inc.'s disposal to create "hyperpersonalized"

Published on: March 23rd, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Adobe and Microsoft release joint Experience Cloud, Azure services

LAS VEGAS - Six months after announcing their partnership at Microsoft Corp.'s Ignite conference in September, the Redmond, Wash.-based tech giant and Adobe Systems Inc. announced their first three joint offerings at the

Published on: March 22nd, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Adobe combines marketing, analytics services into Experience Cloud

LAS VEGAS - Today's enterprises aren't merely in the commerce or service delivery business, they're in the business of creating a memorable customer experience - and Adobe Systems Inc. wants to help its

Published on: March 22nd, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Canada’s banks leading in digital transformation by embracing rivals: PwC

Canada’s banks are becoming digital transformation leaders by collaborating with their fintech counterparts, according to a new report by consulting firm PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC). Financially speaking, what the organization calls “the big six” (Bank

Published on: March 20th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Associate BlackBerry brand with security and ‘Enterprise of Things,’ not phones, COO says

Its partnership with Ford may have dominated recent headlines, but did you know BlackBerry is collaborating with 250 auto makers? Or that its software is now installed in 60 million cars? BlackBerry COO

Published on: March 17th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Bell completes MTS acquisition, announces vice chair for western Canada services

Bell Canada parent company BCE Inc. announced the official completion of its Manitoba Telecom Services (MTS) acquisition this morning, along with the appointment of BCE executive Dan McKeen as vice chair of Bell

Published on: March 17th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

39% of working Canadians would take a pay cut for professional development, survey finds

Though we're guessing that "having a job" and "being paid a living wage" remain the topmost professional concerns for working-age Canadians, a new study indicates professional development is up there too. According to

Published on: March 16th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Anti-Trump McDonald’s tweet a cautionary tale for social media managers

The explicitly anti-Donald Trump message tweeted by the official McDonald's Twitter account on Thursday morning, and its viral aftermath, provides a timely reminder that business leaders need to focus on ensuring both the

Published on: March 16th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Ottawa tops list of Canada’s top tech hubs [infographic]

B2B marketplace services provider Expert Market has decided to crunch some numbers and identify the best cities for technically inclined Canadians to work - and, equally importantly, live - in. The company delved

Published on: March 15th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Microsoft “needed” LinkedIn cofounder on its board, experts say

The much-publicized appointment of LinkedIn cofounder Reid Hoffman to Microsoft Corp.'s board of directors on Tuesday represents a necessary step for the Redmond, Wash.-based tech giant, experts say. According to R. "Ray" Wang,

Published on: March 15th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Let CMOs take the lead in digital transformation: Accenture

The majority of Canadian CMOs know they should be taking the lead in digital transformation, but barely a quarter of CEOs are giving them the freedom to do so, according to a new

Published on: March 13th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood