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Belts, buckles, and business cards: sensors are in everything at CES 2015

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Smart objects was a big theme at this year's Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas. Taken literally, the smart refers to a

Secret to future business success? Think about two things at once while juggling four devices

Organizations are set to compete to recruit four-device carrying, high-productivity Super-taskers that will be the leaders in the decade ahead, according to the Cisco Connected World Technology Report. Cisco Systems Inc. surveyed 3,700

Published on: January 12th, 2015 Marylka Empey

Will fake profiles be the death of LinkedIn?

Why do they do it? Who is behind these fake profiles on LinkedIn? I've seen a lot more of them recently. Many of you might not have even noticed. Why do I say

Published on: January 9th, 2015 Jim Love

Multiple or all-in-one software systems: where should your money go?

Money is easily spent, gone in the blink of an eye. One moment your budget is doing fantastic and extra money is sitting in the bank, waiting to be spent. Just one small

Published on: January 9th, 2015 Robert Cordray

A CIO at CES: the Weird and the Wonderful

Greetings from the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas that opened today to 160,000 attendees, 3500 vendors and 6000 media. Let me state at the start of this blog, I like technology gadgets

Published on: January 8th, 2015 Catherine Aczel Boivie

A CIO at CES: 5 most intriguing products from CES Unveiled

Hello from the 2015 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, where I attended the CES Unveiled event set out solely for the press. There were about 100 vendors exhibiting their products for about

Published on: January 7th, 2015 Catherine Aczel Boivie

In the 21st century, we need less PowerPoint and more conversations

The future of work needs to be a burning issue for all leaders. The workplace will tap into the best people who have the skills and capabilities to get the job done. We

Published on: January 6th, 2015 Ayelet Baron

A fearless look ahead at crowdfunding in Canada for 2015

Crowdfunding hit the mainstream in Canada in 2014 with a record campaign for wireless speaker The Core by Mass Fidelity raising $1.3 million to lead the way. This raise was 60 per cent

Published on: January 6th, 2015 Bret Conkin

5 Canadians to watch in digital technology in 2015

If you're wondering who are going to be the movers and shakers in 2015 in digital technology in Canada you've arrived at the correct spot! 2014 was a year that saw many developments in

Published on: January 5th, 2015 Karim Kanji

Pebble gives Timex Move x20 a lickin’ in smart watch comparison

As a Pebble watch user, I'm appreciative of watches that do more than show the time and date. The Pebble alerts me to incoming phone calls and text messages from my iPhone. It

Published on: January 2nd, 2015 Catherine Aczel Boivie

Here’s what Silicon Valley can tell us about Fin Tech trends for 2015

This month I had the opportunity to attend a Fin Tech Conference The Future of Money and Technology in San Francisco. It was a well organized and mostly an American audience. I recommend you

Published on: December 30th, 2014 Gerard Buckley

The BlackBerry Classic review – Two thumbs up for this back-to-the-future delight

Bottom Line: The BlackBerry Classic combines the famous BlackBerry keyboard with a touch screen browser. OS 10 provides exceptional features that simplify the management messaging and documents. The ability to run Android apps

Published on: December 27th, 2014 Jim Love

Will a robot be hiring your next employee?

The issue of whether robots can recruit better than humans is not the stuff of science fiction anymore. For quite a few years, recruiting software, (known as applicant tracking systems or ATS for

Published on: December 24th, 2014 Sep Barkhodaee

Top 5 high-profile cyber security breaches that have affected millions

With advances in technology, cyber attacks are becoming more sophisticated and more frequent than ever before. In fact, industry experts now agree that there are two types of organizations in today’s world, those

Published on: December 18th, 2014 Robert Cordray

How well I predicted crowdfunding in Canada for 2014

Twelve months have passed  since my predictions in ITBusiness.ca on how the 2014 Canadian crowdfunding sector would unfold.  So here’s a look back and scorecard using a one to five scale (with five

Published on: December 17th, 2014 Bret Conkin