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Stock and corporate board structure for the new entrepreneur

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Bitcoin fever: How Bitcoin lost battles but is winning the war

By Shawna-Kay Scarlett Bitcoins and virtual currencies alike have had their fair share of shine in the press, receiving raves for being the wave of future currency. On the converse, bitcoins and virtual

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: February 12th, 2014 Fueled

Montreal snubbed from Intelligent Community list: Lessons learned

Greater Montréal was named as one of the world’s top 21 intelligent communities in 2013 but did not make it to the list of Top7 announced by the Intelligent Community Forum in January

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: February 12th, 2014 Lydia Cappelli

Google Glass newbie experiences at Startup Grind 2014 in Silicon Valley

Newsflash. Silicon Valley is an exciting place to be if you are a tech startup. Along with a dozen other innovators from Toronto including John Ruffolo, CEO of OMERS Ventures and Eric Rogness,

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: February 11th, 2014 Michael Cayley

The coming age of ubiquitous predictive analytics

In the first post of this series, I defined the differences between business intelligence, big data, and predictive analytics. In the second entry, I looked at the benefits of predictive analytics. In this

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: February 8th, 2014 Cindy Gordon

4 reasons why native advertising works

Native advertising is the strategy of creating ad materials that fit seamlessly into the environment where they're placed in, like magazine ads that look and read like articles or fun, informative Facebook posts

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: February 7th, 2014 Joseph Stark

Mobility central to future of healthcare: panelists

On Jan. 29 at the Toronto Mobile Healthcare Summit, John Mattison and Edward Brown introduced attendees to the idea that we are living through a revolution in the way we take care of

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: February 7th, 2014 Tony Drake

Predictive analytics: Where is the beef?

The last post I wrote defined three market segments: business intelligence, and big data to help frame a baseline of understanding. This blog post I wanted to continue our conversation and focus on

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: February 7th, 2014 Cindy Gordon

Are Bitcoins viable for Canadian businesses? Pros and cons

ITBusiness.ca Community Blogger Robert Burko was optimistic about bitcoin and adopted it as a valid payments method for his email marketing service last year. He believed in the upsides offered by the digital

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: February 6th, 2014 Robert Burko

Decoding buzzwords: big data, predictive analytics, business intelligence

I must admit, I can get easily confused in discussing predictive analytics, or business intelligence, then adding the term big data in the mix, the sense-making becomes more challenging. With this market being

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: February 6th, 2014 Cindy Gordon

There may be no data sovereignty in the cloud: McAfee chief privacy officer

One of the most talked about issues today is that of data privacy.  And, in the digital world, the privacy of one’s data matters and needs to be vigilantly protected.  Whether you are

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: February 5th, 2014 Brian Clendenin

The 6 most effective security measures for retailers

Data breaches are in the news in full force so far in 2014. First there was the colossal Target security breach that compromised over 100 million customer accounts and may yet impact hundreds of

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: February 5th, 2014 Claudiu Popa

How to hire smart for digital talent

Hiring the right digital marketing talent in today's busy online environment can be a challenge without honing in on the skills and knowledge candidates need to be successful. After all, digital technologies are

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: February 4th, 2014 Michelle Pellettier

Bell customer data leak may lead to more phishing attacks

Bell Canada has suffered a breach of security. According to a company press release that blames an unspecified third party supplier in Ottawa, 22,421 user names and passwords and five valid credit card

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: February 3rd, 2014 Claudiu Popa

Real time data and patient focused apps featured at Mobile Healthcare Summit

Attendees at the Toronto Mobile Health Summit got a chance to see the ways physicians and hospitals are now using real-time data to take better care of patients. Dr Wadea Tarhuni presented the

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: January 31st, 2014 Tony Drake