Articles By Jeff Jedras

Big telcos onboard with Suretap’s mobile wallet smartphone

Suretap’s mobile wallet technology has gotten a big shot in the arm, with wireless carriers Bell, Rogers, Telus, Koodo and Virgin Mobile, as well as CIBC all announcing support for the smartphone payments

Published on: June 23rd, 2015 Jeff Jedras

Five steps to a cloud strategy

Are you taking a strategic approach to the cloud? Not all companies are being pushed into the new computing paradigm by the drumbeat of the hype machine. But if your cloud journey is

Published on: June 23rd, 2015 Jeff Jedras

Apple Watch & Microsoft Hololens will propel wearables in 2016: IDC

While it may yet come down to Earth, with the success of the Apple Watch, IDC sees continued strength for worldwide wearables shipments over the next five years. With new vendors including Apple,

Published on: June 23rd, 2015 Jeff Jedras

Cyberimpact survey says CASL makes Canadian businesses less competitive

Canada Day, July 1, marks the one-year anniversary of Bill C28 – Canada’s Anti-spam Legislation (CASL) – and a new survey warns it may be impacting the competitiveness of Canadian businesses. Among other

Published on: June 22nd, 2015 Jeff Jedras

Canada’s Senate urges cautious approach to regulating digital currencies like Bitcoin

Tread carefully when it comes to regulating digital currencies like Bitcoin – that’s the advice of Canada’s Standing Senate Committee on Banking, Trade and Commerce after a 14-month study of digital currency. Released

Published on: June 22nd, 2015 Jeff Jedras

HP’s new business-class tablet includes USB-C port

HP’s new Pro Tablet 608 is its first Windows 10 commercial tablet designed to meet the needs of mobile executives for portable computing in a slate form factor. HP also unveiled new ISVs

Published on: June 19th, 2015 Jeff Jedras

Look before you jump into the cloud

The benefits of moving to a cloud computing hosting provider can be enticing – a more resilient IT infrastructure, moving the expense from your capital expenditure budget to your operating expenditure budget and

Published on: June 19th, 2015 Jeff Jedras

Updated Salesforce Marketing Cloud tracks customer journey across channels

Online customer relationship management (CRM) platform vendor Salesforce has updated its Marketing Cloud platform with an eye to helping companies deliver an improved customer experience across whatever channel they interact with your company.

Published on: June 18th, 2015 Jeff Jedras

10 tips to get started with video as part of your marketing strategy

TORONTO -- It can seem daunting to get started with video as part of your marketing strategy as it’s probably not something that’s in the usual wheelhouse of your marketing team, but experts say

Published on: June 18th, 2015 Jeff Jedras

Marketing automation: The right message, right people, right time

TORONTO – If your marketing plan is akin to throwing everything at a wall and hoping something sticks, it may be time to get a little more sophisticated. And marketing automation tools can

Published on: June 17th, 2015 Jeff Jedras

Get in front of prospects earlier in the pipeline with social selling

TORONTO – By the time potential customers reach out to you directly, they’re already pretty far down the sales funnel. If you want an edge, you need to use new tools to get

Published on: June 17th, 2015 Jeff Jedras

Asigra simplifies cloud backup and recovery with new appliance

TORONTO – Cloud backup, recovery and restore software provider Asigra Inc. used its annual Summit conference Tuesday to launch a new data protection appliance with value-added distributor Avnet Inc. Asigra’s Converged Data Protection

Published on: June 16th, 2015 Jeff Jedras

In a commoditized world, it’s time to differentiate on content

TORONTO – If you posted a picture of your breakfast on Facebook this morning, you’re part of the problem. From social media to regular media there’s so much noise out there today it’s

Published on: June 16th, 2015 Jeff Jedras

Line of business users poised to reap smart wearable rewards: IDC

Get ready for a surge in smart wearable applications, as developers race to develop the killer app for this emerging device category. According to a new report from market research firm IDC Corp.,

Published on: June 15th, 2015 Jeff Jedras