Articles By Jeff Jedras

Toronto contractor turns to technology to keep projects moving

With the construction industry having to adjust to even tighter timelines and more fast-track projects, one Scarborough, Ont.-based contractor turned to technology to get his team communicating more closely – and more quickly

Published on: October 4th, 2015 Jeff Jedras

Most Canadian small business don’t have a web site, and won’t any time soon

It may seem like every business has a web site these days, but a recent survey shows most Canadian businesses don’t have a web site – and aren’t in a hurry to get

Published on: October 2nd, 2015 Jeff Jedras

Canadian businesses not making enterprise apps employees want to use: study

A new study from Accenture finds that, while business leaders believe enterprise mobile apps are important and here to stay, building apps their employees will actually use remains a challenge. Accenture conducted 1,925

Published on: October 1st, 2015 Jeff Jedras

Internet of Things: It’s not just for IT managers

While it will likely be the IT organization that drives the implementation of the Internet of Things within a company, it will be line of business users from marketing to sales that truly

Published on: October 1st, 2015 Jeff Jedras

Shopify wants to bring Twitter’s ‘buy now’ button to Canada

Social media giant Twitter launched its 'buy now' button for retailers on Wednesday but, as usual, Canada will have to wait. Shopify is looking to change that though. Twitter first dipped its virtual

Published on: September 30th, 2015 Jeff Jedras

Five tips for getting the most out of Windows 10

If there's one thing many of us aren't good at, it is change. Even when it is change for the better we can be resistant -- particularly when it comes to operating system

Published on: September 29th, 2015 Jeff Jedras

Developing an IoT plan: does your strategy stack up?

We’re hearing a lot these days about the Internet of Things (IoT) and its potential to fundamentally change the way we do business, but many companies are just developing their strategy, and are

Published on: September 29th, 2015 Jeff Jedras

HP wants to displace the desktop with its HP Z240 entry-level workstation

For those line of business users that could really use the power and reliability of a workstation but just can’t justify the cost premium over a desktop PC, HP has launched two new

Published on: September 29th, 2015 Jeff Jedras

Google can match ad campaigns directly to your past customers

Search and web advertising giant Google Inc. is using the wealth of information that users share with the company to offer several new services that will make it even easier for marketers to

Published on: September 28th, 2015 Jeff Jedras launches automated predictive email marketing solution of Ottawa is targeting retailers looking to make better use of email marketing to drive repeat business with a new automated predictive email marketing solution. According to the vendor, the solution uses

Published on: September 25th, 2015 Jeff Jedras

Adobe launches Premiere Elements 14 & Photoshop Elements 14


Published on: September 25th, 2015 Jeff Jedras

Internet of Things moving from planning stage to execution: IDC

The Internet of Things (IoT) is picking up momentum as more companies move from the planning stage to execution, according to a new report from reach firm IDC. A new survey of global

Published on: September 23rd, 2015 Jeff Jedras

7 cool new features in Microsoft Office 2016


Published on: September 23rd, 2015 Jeff Jedras

Microsoft’s Office 2016 includes new versions of Word, Excel and PowerPoint

If you have Microsoft Corp.'s Office suite on your computer – and the odds say there’s a very good chance that you do – you will soon notice some changes to your favourite

Published on: September 23rd, 2015 Jeff Jedras

Canadians open to sponsored brand content – as long as it’s interesting

Canadians follow brands to receive content, so there’s an opportunity for marketers to connect if they deliver the right content, according to a new report from Yahoo Canada. Yahoo Canada recently released its

Published on: September 22nd, 2015 Jeff Jedras