Articles By Jeff Jedras

BlackBerry makes bet on crisis communications with AtHoc acquisition

BlackBerry Ltd. is continuing to bolster its software business with the acquisition of a U.S. vendor specializing in crisis communications in times of business disruption. While BlackBerry has been struggling to put its

Published on: July 23rd, 2015 Jeff Jedras

Disaster recovery vs. business continuity: They’re not the same thing

While some may use the terms interchangeably at times, disaster recovery and business continuity are most definitely not the same thing. You need to understand the differences, and you need both plans in

Published on: July 23rd, 2015 Jeff Jedras

10 features to watch for in Windows 10

 

Published on: July 22nd, 2015 Jeff Jedras

Overcoming four common business continuity challenges

You’ve made the business case for your business continuity plan, management is on board and your funding is in place. However, your work is just beginning. The Enterprise Connectivity Series Future-proofing your business

Published on: July 22nd, 2015 Jeff Jedras

Toronto Pan Am Games app roundup: The good, the bad and the ugly

We’re in the homestretch for the Pan Am Games in Toronto, and Canada is fighting the United States for the medal lead, and the Para Pan Am Games are coming up in August.

Published on: July 21st, 2015 Jeff Jedras

Safe tweeting: Twitter launches safety centre

Online communities, just like offline communities, have their share of people that misbehave – and Twitter is no exception. The social network has launched its new Twitter Safety Centre to help people stay

Published on: July 21st, 2015 Jeff Jedras

Four tips for selling business continuity to the C-suite

For the IT department, the rationale for and benefits of a robust business continuity plan can seem obvious. To secure the needed funding from the c-suite however, the case can’t be made using

Published on: July 21st, 2015 Jeff Jedras

Wix and Facebook partner on ad creation tool for marketers

  Web development platform Wix.com Inc. is teaming up with Facebook Inc. to make it easier for Wix users to create Facebook ads directly from the Facebook platform. In addition to offering template

Published on: July 20th, 2015 Jeff Jedras

Samsung’s new Galaxy Tab S2 thinner, lighter than Apple’s iPad Air 2

With the tablet market slowing and vendors competing harder for tablet sales, Korean technology giant Samsung Electronics Corp. is tweaking the size on its new flagship tablet to take it head-to-head with Apple’s iPad

Published on: July 20th, 2015 Jeff Jedras

Moneris launches iPad app as mobile point of sale solution for retailers

Payment processing company Moneris Solutions has launched a new tablet-based solution to help retailers manage sales, inventory and customer profiles from an intuitive Apple iPad app. Payd Pro Plus is the latest addition

Published on: July 17th, 2015 Jeff Jedras

Three ways to drive more value from your inbound calls

Marketers are well aware of the growing importance of mobile in reaching today’s consumers and are shifting their marketing budgets accordingly. Let’s not forget one thing though: all of those smartphones can make

Published on: July 17th, 2015 Jeff Jedras

Salesforce Shield helps regulated industries build secure apps

While the app economy has companies keenly aware of the need to bring their apps to market quickly to keep up with their competition, but for companies with serious governance concerns or in

Published on: July 16th, 2015 Jeff Jedras

Interactive map: Inside Canada’s wireless landscape

Canadians love their smartphones and wireless devices, even if we don't always love our carriers and the service they provide. And our experiences can vary depending on the province or city we call

Published on: July 15th, 2015 Jeff Jedras

Microsoft’s partners are coming for you, line of business buyer

Get ready, line of business purchaser of technology, because Microsoft Corp. and its reseller partners are coming for you, and the budget you control. Microsoft has thousands of its global channel partners gathered

Published on: July 15th, 2015 Jeff Jedras

Facebook, Twitter & LinkedIn gobbling up global advertising budgets

Advertising is going digital, and in a big way. Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn grew their advertising revenue by 49 per cent over last year, and the growth isn’t slowing down. The latest Social

Published on: July 15th, 2015 Jeff Jedras