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How Google is rewarding businesses who switch to Google Apps

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Google has always taken a proactive approach to competition. But with Google's latest announcement, it is clear the company will even do

A way forward for publishing

The profitability of the media industry has always relied on reaching a lot of potential customers for advertisers. The weakness of this reliance has been its nonchalance; if you build it they will

Published on: December 8th, 2015 Nectarios Economakis

Will technology help revive Canada’s health care?

Health care is an area where the Internet of Things (IoT) can provide innovative solutions for everlasting problems. I recently attended Technicity 2015 where the role of IoT was highlighted as solving old problems and transforming

Published on: December 7th, 2015 Tamer Marzouk

Industrial Internet of Things: where technology and industry converge

Industrial Internet of Things, or IIoT, is promising the industrial sector-wide opportunities to solve everlasting real-world problem in areas such as embedded systems, automation and robotics which spans across almost all industries such as automotive,

Published on: December 4th, 2015 Tamer Marzouk

Here is how code affects persons with disabilities

International Day of Persons with Disabilities is not a day we generally take to the street, even among those of us who work or live with disabilities.  I’m hoping we can use this

Published on: December 3rd, 2015 Mike Gifford

Benefits of real time talent management

It is now possible, thanks to modern technology and rapidly developing real talent management software in human resources departments, to ask employees about their day as they leave their workplace. A device, in

Published on: December 2nd, 2015 Roz Bahrami

How 21st century leaders are preparing for 2016

Everything around us is changing faster than we could ever imagine. While many business leaders are embracing the change, there are those who are still trying to manage it. It cannot be managed

Published on: December 1st, 2015 Ayelet Baron

Sequoia Capital strategy includes investing in Toronto from its Silicon Valley office

When Sequoia Capital partner Matt Miller was in Toronto for a Startup Grind fireside chat at Pivotal Labs recently, I asked him why the Silicon Valley venture capital firm doesn't have a Toronto

Published on: November 30th, 2015 Geoff Foulds

5 ways to find success in strong governance practices

There is a considerable amount of writing dedicated to corporate governance for public companies; however, there is substantially less dedicated to governance for private corporations considering the number of Canadian-controlled private corporations dwarf

Published on: November 27th, 2015 Gerard Buckley

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 CrackBerry.com over the past week and the story broke on Nov. 11 in a Tech

Published on: November 16th, 2015 Jim Love