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Hand-washing audit system cleans up at regional startup awards

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ 08/06/2014

Last month Toronto-based HandyMetrics Corp. won York Region’s Techconnex 2014 award for "Most Promising Start-up." In so doing Michael Tsang gained local recognition

Halfway through 2014, a look back at the nine Canadians to watch in tech

One of the best things about contributing for IT Business is that every year, I get the opportunity to highlight some of the people I think are going to make waves in the

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: August 5th, 2014 Karim Kanji

International Startup Festival elevates the conversation

I go to a lot of events for startups and entrepreneurs, including, for the fourth year running, the International Startup Festival. It took place in Montreal a few weeks ago and is consistently one

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: August 5th, 2014 Francis Moran

Our ability to dream unleashes innovation in the 21st century of possibilities

Lately I have been questioning the right and wrong I was brought up to believe. As I get older, I find that some of the notions that were instilled in me and labeled

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: August 1st, 2014 Ayelet Baron

Canada’s IT labour shortage: Challenges and opportunities

The productivity gap in Canada is widening. At the same time, the Canadian IT market is experiencing increased demand, yet has a serious forecasted labour shortage. In a research note released by IDC

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 31st, 2014 Brian Clendenin

4 common misconceptions with CASL

July was CASL's first month in effect, and it's been generating a lot of discussion and reactions.  With so much discussion around the new legislation, a couple of misunderstandings have grown to become

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 30th, 2014 Monica Goyal

Canada’s Anti-Spam Legislation: the good, the bad, the ugly of a post-compliance world

Now that CASL has been live for about a month, it's a great time to go one step deeper and really see what impact this legislation is having on the marketplace. After traveling

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 29th, 2014 Robert Burko

Emotiv technology shows brain-controlled computing is a reality today

By Anna Gale Fueled While just about every other tech vendor is working on the latest in fitness wearables, a new type of product is being tested by neurological science company Emotiv. Focusing

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 28th, 2014 Fueled

Touchscreen of the future: pressure sensitive, tactile smart

By Ilan Nass Fueled It’s been a long time coming, but touchscreen technology is now in something of a golden age. This isn’t to say that it won’t continue to rise from here,

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 25th, 2014 Fueled

‘New IT’ vs ‘Old IT': Cloud computing’s technology disruption

The transition from "Old IT" to "New IT" is accelerating. And, the discussions about what this means to organizations can be passionate at times  ̶  particularly around cloud computing. We are increasingly hearing

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 24th, 2014 Brian Clendenin

How to present to the company Board in a way that matters

Having been a CIO for more than 20 years and on Boards for the past 10, I have seen both sides and experienced many hits and misses in my interactions with boards. There

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 23rd, 2014 Catherine Aczel Boivie

Apple’s first female director a step forward for women in tech

Apple Inc., the world’s most valuable technology company by market cap, finally turned its innovative energy onto its own Board of Directors, electing its first woman director. Susan (Sue) L. Wagner, founding partner and

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 22nd, 2014 Cheryl Sylvester

Is the ‘right to be forgotten’ on Google contrary to the public good?

By Anna Gale, Fueled There have always been concerns about how users can protect themselves online, even before the Internet became as prevalent in people’s lives as it is now. Every now and then,

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 22nd, 2014 Fueled

8 tech summer camps for girls only (and 9 more for boys too)

More girls enjoying tech summer camps will equal more women in tech companies down the road! In a recent blog post in sister publication Computer Dealer News, I wrote about the lack of

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 21st, 2014 Cheryl Sylvester

4 web infrastructure tools to boost your online business

Reliable web hosting is essential for businesses and serious website owners. Choosing a superior web hosting provider can make your website less vulnerable to security issues, prevent down times in the server, and

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 18th, 2014 Joseph Stark