How do the CEOs of wearables startups expect to disrupt the marketing world?

Some of Toronto's hottest startups are in the business of creating tech products that people will actually wear to improve their lives. But how will that impact the world of advertising and marketing?

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 20th, 2014 Karim Kanji

Can humanizing your workspace boost your employees’ productivity?

Office design has traditionally been left in the hands of finance, operations or office management. It's been regarded as a kind of box-ticking exercise. But all of that changed when Google came along

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 19th, 2014 Sep Barkhodaee

The future of work is here: Industry lines are blurring in the 21st century

While technological developments make life easier and more efficient, they often contribute to the demise of industries that rely on the old ways of life. Perhaps the most dangerous belief in business is

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 18th, 2014 Ayelet Baron

Why did Aequitas NEO launch a new stock exchange in Canada today?

This post co-authored by Geoff Foulds. "Canadians deserve a stock market they can believe in," says Jos Schmitt, CEO of Canada's newly approved stock exchange, the Aequitas NEO Exchange. “We have re-mutualized the

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 17th, 2014 Michael Cayley

Top of Twitter: VP Kirstine Stewart on how tech is changing leadership

When Kirstine Stewart arrived at Twitter Canada, her specialty wasn’t tech or social media. It was content. The term “content” is being constantly reinvented — viewers and users are consuming produced content and

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 13th, 2014 Shawn Freeman

Shedding light on virtual work in the 21st century

The pace of change continues to increase and with change comes new opportunities to align our organizations to 21st century realities. In the 20th century organization, managers needed to physically see their employees

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 11th, 2014 Ayelet Baron

How to pitch media on covering your startup

The fact is that marketing your business investment opportunity or campaign will help you attract investors. One of the best ways to create “eyeballs” on your borrowing (or crowdfunding) and business is to

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 10th, 2014 Bret Conkin

How to unlock the BlackBerry Passport on your own

I got a new BlackBerry Passport and I wanted to unlock it. That is, I wanted to free it up from the carrier I was using now and switch to another carrier. This video

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 4th, 2014 Jim Love

Pumping iron with PUSH’s wearable and CEO

I had a chance recently to work out with a CEO. And not just any CEO. This one happens to be a graduate from the University of Waterloo in Mechatronics. He's also the

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 31st, 2014 Karim Kanji

Customization holds back some from rolling out Salesforce1

The journey of Salesforce.com customers to becoming fully mobile businesses might be a bit longer than anticipated, according to a survey conducted at Dreamforce by an enterprise contentment management software firm. Seismic conducted

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 30th, 2014 Brian Jackson

How Qualys tackles an incident response

When a new global vulnerability threatens to take centre stage and capture the media's attention, the public naturally contemplates the individual and coordinated efforts of mitigating the risk. It's all hands on deck

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 28th, 2014 Claudiu Popa

BYOD poses data privacy challenge for businesses

North Americans are inextricably tied to their mobile phones. The Pew Research Center’s Internet & American Life Project has shown that in 2013, more than 90 per cent of North American adults own

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 27th, 2014 Chris Thierry

HR credibility needs a big data boost in the boardroom

Some might say that the HR profession is in crisis - crisis of credibility. For years now, HR has been trying to get a seat in the boardroom as a respected and true

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 24th, 2014 Sep Barkhodaee

3 entrepreneurial secrets to quickly scale your business

Lots of great business advice and learning from successful entrepreneurs were on offer at The Art of Entrepreneurship conference, held in early October. I noted three strategies emerging from various speakers that speak

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 23rd, 2014 Cheryl Sylvester