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Recap of #paytech2015 Twitter chat with Zooz

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Yesterday, I took part in a fast paced and engaging Twitter chat on the future of mobile payments, hosted by Zooz, a company

How to stop the band-aid solutions for 21st century leaders

Have you ever thought that the organization is on life support and everyone is rushing towards it with more band-aids and medicine, but the bleeding continues? It's not a very appealing image. And

Published on: February 25th, 2015 Ayelet Baron

4 hot design tips for mobile learning platforms

Why travel to a huge campus bustling with students, far from other amenities when you can simply carry a classroom in your jeans pocket? There are three key statistics that suggest to us

Published on: February 23rd, 2015 Sep Barkhodaee

Why people look down on the IT department and why they’re wrong

Anybody outside of the IT field always seems to have a very similar opinion of the people working in the IT department - IT employees are commonly looked down upon. It’s generally thought that

Published on: February 19th, 2015 Robert Cordray

Canadian VC at a crossroads: go big, go home or a third way?

Four years ago The Review of Federal Support to Research & Development reported that part of the reason for the poor success rate of early-stage tech companies is a lack of venture capital

Published on: February 17th, 2015 Geoff Foulds

BMW’s headlights from the future teach a lesson in innovation

This year’s Consumer Electronics Show (CES 2015) brought us a number of exciting new concepts, designs, and prototypes to look forward to, both in the near and distant future. Some of these, such

Published on: February 12th, 2015 Robert Cordray

New service from NetSuite and TribeHR builds on human capital management success

NetSuite’s 2013 acquisition of Waterloo, Ont.-based TribeHR provided an established human capital management (HCM) solution to add to NetSuite’s existing platform. It is no surprise that NetSuite has further developed its HCM product

Published on: February 10th, 2015 Marylka Empey

The programmatic X-Factor in marketing automation

Looking for more efficiency and better performance, marketers are increasingly flocking towards marketing automation tools. According to a study conducted by the Aberdeen Group, nearly 70 per cent of businesses are using a

Published on: February 10th, 2015 Joseph Vito DeLuca

How Chinese New Year can impact your import business

In 2008, I learned in-person just how seriously China takes its New Year festivities. For one entire week (non-stop) there were fireworks and firecrackers going off across Shanghai, the city I lived and

Published on: February 9th, 2015 Ashley Huffman

Twitter showcases best in-class during Advertising Week Canada

All last week, the Canadian marketing and advertising world was busy showcasing the most popular campaigns and innovations at FFWD 2015, or Advertising and Marketing Week in Toronto. Twitter Canada played host to a session titled,

Published on: February 4th, 2015 Karim Kanji

Creativity and ingenuity know no bounds at UofTHack

In school you typically learn new things, do projects about them, get marked, and nothing else comes out of it. It doesn’t turn into anything. All that work gets put into a binder or

Published on: February 2nd, 2015 Ashley Huffman

Privacy in, privacy out

Data Privacy Day is always an interesting time. For many, the E.U. and  U.S.-led initiative remains an obscure event in Canada. But every year on Jan. 28, organizations and individuals passionate about controlling

Published on: January 30th, 2015 Claudiu Popa

How Canada’s new ‘cyberbullying law’ could impact your business

What some have telegraphed as Canada's anti-cyberbullying has also afforded law enforcement agencies some new broad powers to obtain information from businesses about their customers and is set to come into force March

Published on: January 27th, 2015 Allan Oziel

What’s holding back cloud and BYOD adoption?

In 1993 Apple released the Newton, a handheld personal digital assistant, complete with a touch screen and stylus that allowed users to gather, manage, and share information. Sound familiar? It should, as most

Published on: January 23rd, 2015 Rick Delgado

4 hot E-Learning trends for 2015 you should know about

With most business budgets renewed in the first quarter of the year, there's likely to be a lot of activity in the learning and development (L&D) procurement space at the moment. This means

Published on: January 16th, 2015 Sep Barkhodaee