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Microsoft battling Slack with new Microsoft Teams

The competition between office communication platforms is starting to get more and more crowded with Microsoft Corp. entering the race with Microsoft Teams, a new chat-based workspace within Office 365. Aimed at organizations that

Published on: November 2nd, 2016 Alex Radu

Microsoft shifts Canadian cloud focus from data sovereignty to data security

For the past few years, Microsoft Corp. has sold Canadian enterprise customers on its ability to keep their cloud-based data in Canada. Now it's trying to sell them on its ability to keep

Published on: October 28th, 2016 Christine Wong

QuickBooks gets new integrations with Google, more to come

QuickBooks users can now prepare invoices for their clients simply by scheduling their work time in Google Calendar, thanks to a new partnership announced between Intuit Inc. and Google on Oct. 21. The

Published on: October 25th, 2016 Brian Jackson

Email, social most effective ways to reach online viewers, 3-year Adobe study finds

Online viewership has peaked across the world wide web, and the marketers who want a larger share are best off focusing on platforms they can customize such as social media and email, according

Published on: October 17th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Canada lags behind other G20 nations in fostering digital platform innovation: Accenture

Platform-based businesses from Salesforce to Uber have become some of the world's biggest economic success stories in recent years, but Canada's government and business leaders have been slow to foster the type of

Published on: October 14th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

VMWare and Amazon Web Services bury the hatchet, announce new hybrid cloud service

Three years after its CEO warned partners that any enterprise storage customers using Amazon Web Services (AWS) would be lost to VMware Inc. forever, the cloud and virtualization software and services provider turned

Published on: October 13th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Latest Act-On release doubles down on integration with Microsoft ecosystem

Act-On Software has hitched its wagon to Microsoft Corp.'s horses. With its latest release, the Portland, Ore.-based marketing automation software developer is betting that enterprise users of the latter's Dynamics CRM, Power BI,

Published on: October 13th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Vidyard reaches out to customer service agents at Dreamforce

SAN FRANCISCO - Kitchener, Ont.-based Vidyard is deepening its integration with Salesforce at the cloud software vendor's annual Dreamforce conference, releasing a new tie-in for the Service Cloud. Founded as a video marketing

Published on: October 6th, 2016 Brian Jackson

Sage deepens Salesforce integration with new cloud tie-ins

SAN FRANCISCO -- Small and medium-sized businesses that use Sage to manage their accounting and some aspect of Salesforce.com Inc.'s cloud suite have some new tools that should help improve their workflow today.

Published on: October 4th, 2016 Brian Jackson

Salesforce shows off latest acquisitions to open Dreamforce

SAN FRANCISCO - Salesforce.com Inc. put two very recent acquisitions front and centre as it opened up its annual Dreamforce conference, deepening its involvement in the e-commerce and online collaboration markets. Salesforce’s newest

Published on: October 4th, 2016 Brian Jackson

New software can animate any static image

If you've ever wished you could take your old collection of image assets and give them a breath of new life with animation, then the just-released Plotagraph Pro might be for you. The

Published on: September 30th, 2016 Brian Jackson

Embracing Salesforce helped Toronto’s Furniture Bank support nearly 80% more people in only 2 years

Organizing one move is difficult enough. Now imagine organizing 25. Every day. That's essentially the challenge faced by Furniture Bank, a Toronto-based organization with a unique, but crucial niche in the city's charitable

Published on: September 26th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Canada Post announces up to 40% shipping discount for Shopify customers

Canada Post might not have a reputation as the most tech-savvy company around, but it knows a good opportunity when it sees one. The venerable 150-old mail carrier - which, strike threats and

Published on: September 23rd, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Forrester: Weak oil, ‘conservative’ C-suite to soften Canadian tech spending in 2017

Slumping energy prices and weak economic growth will continue to soften Canadian tech spending in 2017, according to Forrester Research Inc. At a conference held in Toronto on Thursday by travel and expense

Published on: September 23rd, 2016 Christine Wong

IBM launches startup incubator in the heart of downtown Toronto

IBM Corp. - the 105 year-old computing giant known for its cloud computing services, Watson analytics platform, and a decision to sell its iconic personal computing division to Lenovo in 2005 - officially

Published on: September 21st, 2016 Eric Emin Wood