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It’s not too surprising that the web is more complicated than most people are aware. There are some who probably still think that

First peek from the 2016 Consumer Electronics Show

Greetings from the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas where there are over 3,500 exhibitors and over 170,000 attendees! The show is big -- it brings in $210M to Las Vegas' economy. The

Published on: January 6th, 2016 Catherine Aczel Boivie

5 Canadians to watch in digital technology in 2016

2015 was a very eventful year in Canada. We saw Justin Trudeau's Liberals topple the Harper Conservatives decade long grip on power in this country. When it came to technology, we continued to

Published on: January 4th, 2016 Karim Kanji

3 things you should know about purchasing HR apps

Sooner or later every human resources professional purchases a mobile app and is bitterly disappointed with it. We blame ourselves for lack of sufficient research, we blame the maker for producing a lemon,

Published on: December 28th, 2015 Roz Bahrami

More doors open for Canadian women startups in 2016

We have made good progress on fostering women’s entrepreneurship in Canada — in fact we are tied for the number two ranked country in the 2015 Global Women’s Entrepreneur Leader’s Scorecard.  And there

Published on: December 24th, 2015 Cheryl Sylvester

Top 5 most popular blogs of 2015

We've all been there before. Something new catches your eye: a new smartphone, a new program, perhaps a new company. But what motivates us to shift our focus? The desire to learn and grow

Published on: December 22nd, 2015 Alex Down

The 5 key habits of a highly successful mentor

Great mentors are one key to every successful career path, my own included. Early in my career, I worked in the Canadian joint venture of DICKEY-john and FOSS, respectively U.S. and Danish electronic

Published on: December 18th, 2015 Cheryl Sylvester

Opportunities abound with these two wearable workplace apps

If there has been been a revolution in how human resources professionals approach their tasks in recent months, it would have to be credited to new wearable devices like Microsoft Band and Oculus

Published on: December 15th, 2015 Roz Bahrami

I’m an iPhone user that survived for a week with BlackBerry Passport (almost)

I want to start by saying, the Blackberry Passport itself was not a bad smart phone. It did its job, it didn’t crash, the battery lasted up to three days per charge for

Published on: December 11th, 2015 Mat Pancha

How Google is rewarding businesses who switch to Google Apps

Google has always taken a proactive approach to competition. But with Google's latest announcement, it is clear the company will even do the nearly unthinkable to keep its competitive advantage - pay customers

Published on: December 11th, 2015 Robert Cordray

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