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Why it’s time for Shopify to stop supporting Breitbart’s online store

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On the heels of the Nazi protests in Charlottesville, North Carolina, many are calling for companies to step up and stop supporting

Canadian firms: how can you ensure file sharing security as you scale?

The storage and sharing of corporate data has come a long way in the past century. Filing cabinets and storage units full of cardboard boxes are becoming less and less common as technology

Published on: August 18th, 2017 Ellie Martin

The Business Leadership Podcast: Aaron Parker, Founder and Host of The Lucky Few Podcast

Aaron Parker is the podcast host that has seen true patterning as to what makes entrepreneurs and thought leaders successful. We talk about being a business owner, marketing and sales, starting a podcast,

Published on: August 15th, 2017 Edwin Frondozo

How to retain IT staff (and non-IT staff)

Hint: Money is not always the answer. At two recent conferences I participated in panels addressing the issue of how to retain IT staff. It is obviously a hot and relevant topic. All

Published on: August 14th, 2017 Catherine Aczel Boivie

The Business Leadership Podcast: Erin Bury, Managing Director at Eighty Eight

Named one of Marketing Magazine’s “Top 30 Under 30”, Erin Bury is a marketer, former technology journalist, and startup enthusiast. A monthly columnist for the Financial Post and a tech commentator on CTV

Published on: August 8th, 2017 Edwin Frondozo

3 reasons why Canadian businesses should invest in big data

Big data is a big deal. Whether you know it or not, it’s a huge part of your life. Did you use a GPS on your way to work today? How many tweets

Published on: August 4th, 2017 Ellie Martin

The Business Leadership Podcast: Justin Thouin, co-founder and CEO at LowestRates.ca

Justin Thouin is the Co-Founder and CEO of LowestRates.ca. Justin started the company in 2012 following a successful career as a senior executive with two prominent entertainment and technology organizations. LowestRates.ca provides Canadians

Published on: August 1st, 2017 Edwin Frondozo

Big data never forgets!

Remember when a small mistake you made early in your life could be forgotten with the passage of time? No longer! Big data remembers it all. Time was if you had a minor

Published on: July 31st, 2017 Catherine Aczel Boivie

It’s time for each of us to rethink ‘the plan’ and find our trust

Ester asked why people are sad.  "That’s simple," says the old man. "They are the prisoners of their personal history. Everyone believes that the main aim in life is to follow a plan.

Published on: July 31st, 2017 Ayelet Baron

The Business Leadership Podcast: Elaine Mah, Director at Intel Canada

Elaine Mah is the Director for Canada at Intel Corporation and a 12 year veteran with the company. Among her many achievements at Intel, Elaine is especially proud of her work fostering innovation

Published on: July 25th, 2017 Edwin Frondozo

The Business Leadership Podcast: Jeff Cates, President & CEO at Intuit Canada

On today's episode, I speak with Jeff Cates, President & CEO of Intuit Canada, a software development company that produces premier brands such as TurboTax, QuickBooks and Mint. Under Jeff’s leadership, Intuit Canada

Published on: July 11th, 2017 Edwin Frondozo

The Business Leadership Podcast: Julia Deans, CEO at Futurpreneur Canada

Julia Deans is the CEO of Futurpreneur Canada, a national non-profit organization that has helped almost 10,000 Canadians aged 18-39 launch start-ups with business coaching, financing, mentoring and other resources. Julia started her

Published on: July 4th, 2017 Edwin Frondozo

Lucky seventh edition of International Startup Festival in Montréal next month

When Phil Telio, founder and impresario of Montréal's annual four-day festival of all things startup, is asked about the luck he has had in his life, his thoughts turn to "those genies in

Published on: June 27th, 2017 Francis Moran

Interview with Lightspeed Ventures partner Ravi Mhatre

Lightspeed Ventures partner Ravi Mhatre sat down with ITBusiness.ca last month at TiECon and talked about the nuances of investor-entrepreneur relationships and the future of Lightspeed Ventures. At TiECon this year, Ravi was announced

Published on: June 27th, 2017 Ashley Huffman