Articles By Eric Emin Wood

Mississauga places digital transformation front and centre with IT Master Plan

Digital transformation isn't achieved overnight, or without including every stakeholder along the way, a truism the City of Mississauga knows very well. Since 2015 the city, located southwest of Toronto and currently home

Published on: May 8th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Canada Post’s newest stamp features IT in space

Thirty-six years after its unveiling, the Canadarm remains one of our country's premier technological achievements, notable enough to warrant a place in Canada Post's Canada 150 series. The latest stamp in the crown

Published on: May 5th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Apple CEO partly blames Q2 results on next iPhone rumours, but what are they?

After Apple Inc.'s latest quarterly results missed analysts' expectations by at least $200 million USD, CEO Tim Cook at least partially blamed the increased number of rumours regarding the company's next iPhone, making

Published on: May 4th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

How Manitoba’s College of Registered Nurses used Igloo to enhance office productivity

Large or small, a more collaborative workplace is a more productive workplace, a tenet enterprise platform developer Igloo Software is more than familiar with and that the College of Registered Nurses of Manitoba

Published on: May 4th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Kylo Ren or Darth Vader? Google uses lists to celebrate unofficial ‘Star Wars Day’

The Force certainly appears to be with Google Inc. In honour of the unofficial fan holiday known even by corporate parent Disney as "Star Wars Day," the search giant's Trends division released a

Published on: May 4th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Now you can buy vending machine snacks using your phone, thanks to Mastercard

Consumers who consider fishing for change, or even a credit card, too cumbersome a price to pay for a vending machine treat will love Mastercard Inc.'s newest mobile payments partner. Starting this week,

Published on: May 3rd, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

New Invest Ottawa campaign aims to bring talent from Silicon Valley up north

Economic development agency Invest Ottawa thinks the nation's capital is a pretty swell place for the technically inclined to live and work, and it wants the rest of the world to know it

Published on: May 3rd, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Intuit, Autodesk, Microsoft illustrate tech’s dominance of Canada’s best places to work

Turns out Intuit Canada, Autodesk Canada Co. and Microsoft Corp. aren't just well-known tech brands - they're leaders among Canadian workplaces too. All four companies, along with Mississauga, Ont.-based workforce management (WFM) and

Published on: May 1st, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Easily deliver cross-platform campaigns with Adobe’s new Experience Manager update

Digitally savvy marketers looking for a helping hand in creating multi-platform experiences for their customers will find one in Adobe Systems Inc.'s latest Experience Manager update. Released last week, Adobe Experience Manager (AEM)

Published on: May 1st, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Filing taxes on your mobile device? It’s more common than you think, Intuit says

As Canadians across the country frantically submitted their taxes this week in an effort to meet Sunday's deadline, it's likely that more than a few did so on their mobile devices, an executive

Published on: April 28th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Google WiFi is here, and it’s spectacular

My brother loves to play Overwatch, Blizzard Entertainment's massively popular online shooter. A friend of ours enjoys coming over and using our PS3 to browse movie and music clips on YouTube. And for

Published on: April 28th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Samsung posts Q1 revenue growth, no thanks to mobile division

Samsung Electronics Ltd. has released its first-quarter financial results for 2017, and while the company posted revenue increases thanks to strong component sales, its mobile division's revenue dropped as a result of the

Published on: April 27th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

It’s official: BlackBerry KeyOne to go on sale next month for $199

It may have technically exited the mobile hardware market, but BlackBerry Ltd. appears to have high hopes for its first externally-developed mobile device. The Waterloo, Ont.-based automotive and security software developer - and

Published on: April 27th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Justin Trudeau talks innovation, U.S. trade disputes in appearance at Vidyard HQ [video]

It's been just over a year since Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's last high-profile appearance in Silicon Valley North, and his latest visit did not disappoint. During a fireside chat on April 25 at

Published on: April 26th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood