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You’ve proven your concept. You’ve created predictable systems. You’ve got sustainable profits. But, you can no longer satisfy demand. It sounds like

From Big Pink to big data:  How crunching numbers helps the music industry

The Loser Now Bob Dylan said that the times were a-changin’ in the mid-1960’s.  Truer today than he, or anyone could have imagined, the world of the musician is in a state of

Published on: August 25th, 2015 Robert Cordray

Grow 2015: Unicorns & the Silicon Valley fundraising market

Whistler, B.C. -- "It's never been easier to raise $1M for a startup in the Valley." Tomas Tunguz, a venture capitalist with RedPoint Ventures in Silicon Valley shared fundraising insights to a packed

Published on: August 20th, 2015 Bret Conkin

Boost employee training with fun new technology

The first few days of a new employee's time with your company can set the tone for workplace culture, expectations, and the level of energy expected. So that last thing you want to

Published on: August 19th, 2015 Roz Bahrami

Brands and U2 take to Periscope (and Meerkat) to reach fans and customers

Earlier this year we were introduced to livestreaming apps Meerkat and then Twitter-owned Periscope. While Meerkat grew out of the popular South By Southwest conference in Austin, Texas, Periscope launched as the more

Published on: August 19th, 2015 Karim Kanji

4 fundamental skills every salesperson must have

There has never been a more exciting time for an individual to choose a career in sales. The rise of technology has resulted in the production of amazing new products, and the Internet

Published on: August 18th, 2015 Robert Cordray

Why I’m looking forward to the Surface Pro 4

I’m impatiently waiting for the Surface Pro 4 to arrive. While Microsoft Corp. has not made any official announcements, the rumour mill is consolidating around an October launch. I practice information technology and

Published on: August 17th, 2015 David Canton

10 tips for testing the credibility of your website

Researchers at Stanford University recently discovered that three-quarters of all potential customers from your company will decide whether or not you are credible just by look at your website. How do they make

Published on: August 14th, 2015 Roz Bahrami

The 5 benefits of task automation software

Thanks to advances in technology, companies can now streamline tasks that previously required manual labor. Managers with the right tools can do amazing things with data. Organizing files and keeping track of data

Published on: August 12th, 2015 Robert Cordray

Living out loud in the 21st century: why we are never alone

I was recently invited to be a mentor at a speed mentoring event in the Silicon Valley. I was curious to experience this 7-minute random sharing. I wondered how it would work and I

Published on: August 11th, 2015 Ayelet Baron

Cisco building a Gold Medal legacy with the Pan Am/Parapan Am Games

As we celebrate the achievement and dedication of the athletes who competed in the Toronto Pan Am Games, and those who will be competing in the Parapan Am Games this month, it's worth

Published on: August 10th, 2015 Marylka Empey

User experience design: Building a website people will want to use

If you bring in a consultant to analyze the effectiveness of your corporate website, they will soon start talking about UXD. They are referring to "user experience design," a term coined by Donald

Published on: August 7th, 2015 Roz Bahrami

How Raspberry Pi is priming the pump for a new generation of innovation

Participating in the Internet of Things (IoT) might increase the need for a database performance analyzer for identifying performance issues, showing trends while establishing baseline and ensuring SQL servers perform faster, but it’s

Published on: August 4th, 2015 Robert Cordray

Flash and other signs your website needs an update

When a potential customer comes to your website, you have about 15 seconds of their time to persuade them to stay and look around at the products and services you offer. In that

Published on: July 28th, 2015 Roz Bahrami

BlackBerry hones in on security as company’s purpose

The big announcement at the BlackBerry Security Summit held in New York today focused on the sheer size and scope of the Internet of Things (IoT) and BlackBerry’s focus on winning in that

Published on: July 24th, 2015 Jim Love