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Women in Tech: Why so few?

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In recent years, there has been a lot of dialogue, research undertaken and committees formed around the topic of women in tech.

8 secrets from a top Canadian venture capitalist

At the recent Fireside Conference held just outside Bancroft, Ontario, top Canadian fintech venture capitalist Christian Lassonde shared some insights into the mindset of a venture capitalist (VC). Focusing on fintech, Lassonde has invested in

Published on: September 23rd, 2016 Karim Kanji

Mobile apps are redefining the application development landscape

Mobile app development is reaching new height as more people are turning to smartphones, tablets and laptops. This evolution has opened up large avenues for the mobile application development business. On the other

Published on: September 19th, 2016 Tamer Marzouk

The signal and the noise: Unleashing the power of the Internet of Things

The Internet of Things (IoT) may still be more hype than reality with a certain amount of inbuilt scepticism surrounding it, but this is going to change, and companies need to be ready. Germany’s

Published on: September 8th, 2016 Mike Sharun

The brave new world of daily fantasy sports

Imagine being able to take $4 and, through a short, fortuitous series of events, having the chance to parlay that money into an opportunity to win a $1 million? And, all of this

Published on: September 7th, 2016 Charlie Teljeur

How small enterprises can leverage open-source to build for the enterprise

A few years ago I was told by someone at the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) that they were looking for companies to do business with that were as big as they were, or

Published on: August 31st, 2016 Mike Gifford

Words of inspiration and encouragement for women in IT

"Remember a moment when someone in your career or life said something to you that made a difference and pulled you forward," invited Lori Scarlett, Director of Human Resources at Ingram Micro, speaking

Published on: August 29th, 2016 Cheryl Sylvester

Entrepreneurs to meet with investors around campfire in cottage country

As soon as summer is finished you will notice more yellow buses on the road, marking the official end of summer. At the same time, a large group of entrepreneurs will be making

Published on: August 5th, 2016 Karim Kanji

Introducing new and ancient tools for the 21st century salesperson

We are already living in the 21st century and many of us are hanging on to practices, processes and systems that no longer serve us. When we continue to pile on much of

Published on: August 4th, 2016 Ayelet Baron

Engaging employees in a Millennial era

Millennials have recently surpassed Generation Xers as the largest generation in the Canadian workforce according to Statistics Canada. Millennials are expected to make up over 75 percent of the workforce by 2028. So

Published on: August 3rd, 2016 Sean Jimenez

Smart watches: It’s time to be picky (part three)

Yes, all good things must come to an end! This is the last of my three part series on smart watches. As mentioned in my previous blogs, I have selected three smart watches

Published on: July 28th, 2016 Catherine Aczel Boivie

The driver vs. the car: Who’s really in control?

By now most people have heard about the death of Joshua D. Brown of Canton, Ohio, the driver of a Tesla Model S, while his car was in the “autopilot” mode. The newspapers

Published on: July 15th, 2016 Catherine Aczel Boivie

What you need to know about Pokémon Go

You can’t escape Pokémon Go, much like Game of Thrones spoilers. Could anyone have ever predicted the unexpected insanity of Pokémon of all things? Not Nintendo, based on some complaints about launch initial

Published on: July 12th, 2016 Ashley Huffman

Canada takes on Hyperloop

The University of Waterloo’s student engineering design team, “Waterloop,” has earned a place as finalists in the SpaceX Hyperloop Pod Design Competition. The team is now fabricating and will be testing their final

Published on: July 12th, 2016 Waterloop

Smart watches: It’s time to be picky (part two)

As I mentioned in my previous blog, I have selected three smart watches to review. These were the Timex Move x20, Garmin Vivosmart, and the Polar A360. I planned to assess each watch

Published on: July 11th, 2016 Catherine Aczel Boivie