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Self-serve supply chain management helps retailer address ‘Amazon effect’

Anyone seeking proof of how cutthroat retail has become might try casting their gaze skyward. In its latest push to stay ahead of the game, Amazon is testing drone parcel deliveries at a

Published on: May 8th, 2015 Christine Wong

Waterloo’s TribeHR works to keep its culture as part of NetSuite

SAN JOSE – It has been nearly 19 months since TribeHR was acquired by NetSuite, and it has been a busy time for company co-founder Joseph Fung and a greatly enlarged TribeHR team.

Published on: May 6th, 2015 Jeff Jedras

NetSuite point of sale system unifies in-store, online shopping experience

SAN JOSE – Omni-channel is the buzzword du jour this week at NetSuite’s annual user conference – getting to one view of the customer whatever channel they come to you through. The cloud-based

Published on: May 6th, 2015 Jeff Jedras

Avoid disaster with these 6 ways to backup your Gmail account

While surfing on Google+ I noticed a banned Google account and it got me thinking - What if my Google account were banned for some reason? I could lose access to all of

Published on: May 5th, 2015 Wolston Lobo

Microsoft starts talking about ‘Windows as a Service’ for Windows 10

SAN FRANCISCO - Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella made a passing reference to Windows as a "service" during the opening keynote at Build, but it was fleeting and easy to miss. The references he

Published on: May 1st, 2015 Brian Jackson

NetSuite buys cloud-based email marketing vendor

Cloud-based financials, enterprise resource planning and omnichannel commerce vendor NetSuite is burnishing its marketing platform with the $200 million acquisition of Bronto Software. NetSuite announced a definitive agreement on Thursday to acquire Bronto,

Published on: April 23rd, 2015 Jeff Jedras

Salesforce for HR a new solution with no new software

San Francisco-based Salesforce Inc. launched a new solution on Thursday, Salesforce for HR, that takes the cloud software companies would normally use to serve their customers and instead use it to serve their

Published on: April 23rd, 2015 Brian Jackson

Here’s why Flash is the ‘old gremlin in the closet’ for web video

For most people, watching a live broadcast of a competitive game will mean watching the NHL or NBA playoffs this spring, but for a growing niche of video game fans it means watching

Published on: April 17th, 2015 Brian Jackson

Improving customer experience in automotive, public sector and financial services sectors

Companies in the automotive, public sector and financial services industries will have help delivering differentiated products and driving new revenue through mobile, web and social channels thanks to a new partnership between Hewlett-Packard

Published on: April 9th, 2015 Jeff Jedras

Canadian remote workers are driving cloud app adoption

More and more Canadians are spending at least some time working away from the office, and cloud-based apps are helping them stay productive. Workspace provider Regus surveyed 44,000 senior business people across more

Published on: April 8th, 2015 Jeff Jedras

IBM partners with The Weather Company to update forecasts 26 billion times a day

IBM Corp. is announcing today a new business unit focused on the Internet of Things and a new partnership with The Weather Company as an example of the services it will be offering

Published on: March 31st, 2015 Brian Jackson

Here’s how Keek plans to make money from its Facebook Messenger partnership

A Toronto-based social network based on 36-second videos sees a new partnership with Facebook as the path to more business-to-business deals and earning money off in-app purchases. Facebook made specific mention of Keek

Published on: March 26th, 2015 Brian Jackson

Silanis gives Canadian users option to keep data on home soil with IBM Cloud

"Just sign here" - the phrase that makes wrapping up a transaction with the stroke of a pen seem so easy to many of us is one that Michael Laurie, vice-president of product

Published on: March 24th, 2015 Brian Jackson

Square and Jobber announce integration for unified payment process

Payment solutions vendor Square Inc. has announced the integration of its platform with Jobber, a business and customer management platform. With the integration, Jobber customers will be able to connect their accounts with Square,

Published on: March 24th, 2015 Jeff Jedras