5 ways to find success in strong governance practices

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There is a considerable amount of writing dedicated to corporate governance for public companies; however, there is substantially less dedicated to governance

Smart study of Canadian businesses pushes the right buttons on infosec awareness and privacy practices

Did we really need a study to tell us that Canadians care about data security and have a degree of awareness about data protection? You bet. When the Nielsen study called Information Security

Published on: November 25th, 2015 Claudiu Popa

Internet-car hacking vulnerabilities

The presence of Internet connectivity in automobiles is giving rise to a new generation of hacks, and along with those hacks comes a new generation of criminal possibility. You’d be forgiven for thinking

Published on: November 24th, 2015 Robert Cordray

Autodesk’s tenancy good news for MaRS

The pressure to find tenants to fill the void of the new MaRS real estate has been greatly alleviated after Autodesk's announcement that it's moving in. "With today's announcement (November 18, 2015) the

Published on: November 24th, 2015 Geoff Foulds

There’s no place like home for business networking…

Last week I had the pleasure and opportunity to reconnect with the women of the Dell Women’s Entrepreneur Network (DWEN) in Toronto. But it wasn’t in the usual meeting room, or hotel, in

Published on: November 18th, 2015 Cheryl Sylvester

5 ways to have your jobs rank higher in search engine results

You have an urgent need for 12 new employees, so you post your job description on the Internet's top job sites and your own corporate website, and hope you will attract a large

Published on: November 17th, 2015 Roz Bahrami

BlackBerry Vienna could be a ‘sexy’ follow-up to the Priv

Rumours abound that BlackBerry has another Android phone in the works. Pictures of this new device surfaced on over the past week and the story broke on Nov. 11 in a Tech

Published on: November 16th, 2015 Jim Love

Understanding and dealing with difficult customers

All businesses, whether retail or a software firm, deal with difficult customers. These customers can be one of the worst things about a job. However, there are some key ways to speak with

Published on: November 16th, 2015 Robert Cordray

Gamification is accelerating corporate training, here’s how

Since video games were invented in the late 1960s, teachers, business leaders, and entrepreneurs have been looking for ways to incorporate the engagement and persistent attraction of the gaming experience into employee training,

Published on: November 13th, 2015 Robert Cordray

12 days of (BlackBerry) Priv-mas

So you have a new BlackBerry Priv. You have your native BlackBerry apps and maybe the very few classics that were available with BB10.  If you are like me, maybe you side-loaded a

Published on: November 12th, 2015 Jim Love

5 ways to think about paid acquisition

Paid acquisition should be a great channel for your startup. One of the most critical decisions early-stage companies have to make is how to invest for growth. Each dollar is like oxygen and

Published on: November 11th, 2015 Nectarios Economakis

Software can simplify 360 Degree Feedback process

Few things evoke more groans from corporate managers than the realization that once again it is time for the 360 Degree Feedback processes. Nobody doubts the important of taking stock of the talent

Published on: November 10th, 2015 Roz Bahrami

What is your HR department doing to foster Internet use?

When Mark Zuckerberg, CEO of Facebook, put out a call to America's high-tech companies to assume some responsibility in spreading Internet access to all people, many human rights departments were left scrambling trying

Published on: November 5th, 2015 Roz Bahrami

What Pure Storage, Juniper Networks and Deutsche Bank look for in a job interview

As the over 12,000 women who attended the Grace Hopper Conference in Houston already know, it is recognized as the "place to be" to find internships or new jobs for students and recent graduates.

Published on: November 2nd, 2015 Catherine Aczel Boivie

Safe Harbour? Say what?

Are you a Google Apps user? Do you recall getting an email that began like this? “Please note that the update below is relevant only if you process personal data and European Data

Published on: November 2nd, 2015 Monica Goyal