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Canadian VC at a crossroads: go big, go home or a third way?

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Four years ago The Review of Federal Support to Research & Development reported that part of the reason for the poor success

BMW’s headlights from the future teach a lesson in innovation

This year’s Consumer Electronics Show (CES 2015) brought us a number of exciting new concepts, designs, and prototypes to look forward to, both in the near and distant future. Some of these, such

Published on: February 12th, 2015 Robert Cordray

New service from NetSuite and TribeHR builds on human capital management success

NetSuite’s 2013 acquisition of Waterloo, Ont.-based TribeHR provided an established human capital management (HCM) solution to add to NetSuite’s existing platform. It is no surprise that NetSuite has further developed its HCM product

Published on: February 10th, 2015 Marylka Empey

The programmatic X-Factor in marketing automation

Looking for more efficiency and better performance, marketers are increasingly flocking towards marketing automation tools. According to a study conducted by the Aberdeen Group, nearly 70 per cent of businesses are using a

Published on: February 10th, 2015 Joseph Vito DeLuca

How Chinese New Year can impact your import business

In 2008, I learned in-person just how seriously China takes its New Year festivities. For one entire week (non-stop) there were fireworks and firecrackers going off across Shanghai, the city I lived and

Published on: February 9th, 2015 Ashley Huffman

Twitter showcases best in-class during Advertising Week Canada

All last week, the Canadian marketing and advertising world was busy showcasing the most popular campaigns and innovations at FFWD 2015, or Advertising and Marketing Week in Toronto. Twitter Canada played host to a session titled,

Published on: February 4th, 2015 Karim Kanji

Creativity and ingenuity know no bounds at UofTHack

In school you typically learn new things, do projects about them, get marked, and nothing else comes out of it. It doesn’t turn into anything. All that work gets put into a binder or

Published on: February 2nd, 2015 Ashley Huffman

Privacy in, privacy out

Data Privacy Day is always an interesting time. For many, the E.U. and  U.S.-led initiative remains an obscure event in Canada. But every year on Jan. 28, organizations and individuals passionate about controlling

Published on: January 30th, 2015 Claudiu Popa

How Canada’s new ‘cyberbullying law’ could impact your business

What some have telegraphed as Canada's anti-cyberbullying has also afforded law enforcement agencies some new broad powers to obtain information from businesses about their customers and is set to come into force March

Published on: January 27th, 2015 Allan Oziel

What’s holding back cloud and BYOD adoption?

In 1993 Apple released the Newton, a handheld personal digital assistant, complete with a touch screen and stylus that allowed users to gather, manage, and share information. Sound familiar? It should, as most

Published on: January 23rd, 2015 Rick Delgado

4 hot E-Learning trends for 2015 you should know about

With most business budgets renewed in the first quarter of the year, there's likely to be a lot of activity in the learning and development (L&D) procurement space at the moment. This means

Published on: January 16th, 2015 Roz Bahrami

Internet of Things in 2015: Security threats continue to grow

For all the excitement and hype surrounding the Internet of Thing (IoT), many are also expressing concern over whether the new technological trend is prepared to handle the latest security challenges. The excitement

Published on: January 15th, 2015 Rick Delgado

What hockey can teach us about programmatic marketing

Since the World Junior Hockey Championship in Toronto and Montreal concluded with Canada capturing its first gold medal since 2009, now is a great time to draw inspiration from the sport and apply

Published on: January 14th, 2015 Joseph Vito DeLuca

A CIO at CES: The weird, the wacky, the wonderful – final gadget roundup

This is my last report from Consumer Electronics Show and while you may not have read my previous blogs, I'm sure you have read about the Consumer Electronics Show that just closed. It

Published on: January 13th, 2015 Catherine Aczel Boivie

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

Smart objects was a big theme at this year's Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas. Taken literally, the smart refers to a trend of objects that would not normally be outfitted with electronics suddenly

Published on: January 13th, 2015 Catherine Aczel Boivie