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IBM and Bell partner up for enterprise mobility in Canada

IBM has partnered with Bell Canada to bring its MobileFirst for iOS to Canadian enterprises. IBM MobileFirst is the product of IBM's partnership with Apple to create a made-for-business suite of apps that

Published on: January 17th, 2017 Alex Radu

Generation Z doesn’t prefer to shop online

Generation Z doesn't prefer to just shop online, making the in-store experience still a vital part of the business. Despite what you'd think, the first digitally native generation actually prefers to shop at

Published on: January 13th, 2017 Alex Radu

Turn your shelving price stickers into a data gathering tool with shelfPoint

Retailers and brands already have access to intelligent packaging and intelligent labels for their products - so they might as well have intelligent shelves to stock them on. That appears to be the

Published on: January 12th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Diligent’s new tool helps corporate boards evaluate themselves and improve

Gone are the days of board members meeting just four times a year to discuss a company’s financial performance. Instead, increasing pressures are prompting the need to make sure everyone is well prepared

Published on: January 11th, 2017 Gary Hilson

Replace written messages with video using Vidyard’s new enterprise tool

Like Facebook Inc., Kitchener, Ont.-based Vidyard envisions a future with video as the dominant medium - one that uses its new platform to replace emails with video messages to colleagues, clients, and customers

Published on: January 11th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

From the ashes of Yahoo rises Altaba

Yahoo Inc. CEO Marissa Mayer will be stepping down from the board once Verizon Communications Inc. completes its acquisition of the company, and the remaining assets left behind by Verizon will be renamed

Published on: January 10th, 2017 Alex Radu

Trello likely to stay free under Atlassian despite concerns, experts say

Monday's announcement that Australian enterprise software firm Atlassian Corporation Plc. would be acquiring five-year-old New York City-based collaboration software startup Trello Inc. for $425 million USD has many users worried, but experts urging

Published on: January 10th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Preparation will be key to digital transformation in 2017, Constellation Research says

Preparing for the technological changes ahead will be the biggest hurdle for leaders and businesses in 2017, according to Constellation Research. Digital transformation became a hot topic in 2016, and companies soon learned

Published on: January 3rd, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

For Dell, VR has more to offer than just 360-degree video

Ask the average person how they imagine experiencing VR and they'll typically give one of two answers: 360 degree video, or games. Dell workstation virtualization director Gary Radburn wants to change that. "Everybody

Published on: December 20th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

4 ways cities can avoid potholes and sinkholes on the road to digital transformation

If Canada's urban centres want to become leaders in digital transformation, they need to agree on a set of data standards, according to a leading University of Toronto engineer, while making a concerted

Published on: December 13th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

How IBM Watson helped Time magazine narrow its search for Person of the Year

Before declaring the least-favoured - but most-covered - U.S. president-elect in recent history Person of the Year, the editors behind New York City-based Time magazine consulted an unlikely source for advice. For the

Published on: December 8th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Integrating tech into city infrastructure poses challenges, Toronto execs tell Technicity

Technology can offer municipal governments a multitude of opportunities to improve city services, but expectations around integrating it into existing infrastructure on current budgets poses numerous challenges. Speaking at Technicity on Dec. 7

Published on: December 8th, 2016 Mandy Kovacs

Focus on customer experience is key to city’s success too: panel

Both public and private organizations may face some costs and challenges in putting the customer experience at the centre of their efforts, but not doing so is likely an even greater risk, a

Published on: December 7th, 2016 Brian Jackson

Could Amazon’s ‘cashier-free’ grocery store be the future of retail?

Have you ever wanted to walk out of the grocery store without paying? Now you can - sort of. Amazon Inc. has opened a new grocery store in its hometown of Seattle without

Published on: December 6th, 2016 Alex Radu

Staples developing commercial drone delivery service with Vaughan-based firm

Commercial drone delivery could arrive sooner than you think, if the Canadian arm of Staples Inc. has its way. On Tuesday, the office supply giant announced that it was collaborating with Vaughan, Ont.-based

Published on: November 30th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood