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Security, privacy remain main barriers to SMB cloud adoption: survey

The cloud could enable attention-starved SMBs to get the same level of IT service enjoyed by larger companies, according to a survey released last week by telecommunications firm Primus. The company interviewed 300

Published on: October 14th, 2015 Danny Bradbury

Companies investing in new technology rewarded with revenue surge: survey

A new study from Dell Inc. shows that business leaders driving the adoption of newer technologies in their organizations are experiencing sizeable growth compared to their hesitant counterparts. According to the PC manufacturer’s

Published on: October 14th, 2015 Lindsey Peacock

Adobe will encourage – but not force – enterprise customers to the cloud

LOS ANGELES – Adobe would rather its enterprise customers purchase its Creative Cloud for enterprise suite through a cloud subscription model, and is adding new features to sweeten the offer, but it won’t

Published on: October 13th, 2015 Jeff Jedras

Beyond domains: GoDaddy adds email marketing, search engine visibility to its offerings

TORONTO – Thanks to their Superbowl ads with celebrities like auto racer Danica Patrick, most people know that GoDaddy offers domain registration for individuals and small businesses. Now GoDaddy is looking to go

Published on: October 9th, 2015 Jeff Jedras

TD Bank pushes past “baseline call-centre” with Interaction Decisions

If you've ever thought to yourself that you must maintain the most elaborate and complicated Excel spreadsheet ever created, well you have Andrew Blake, manager of forecasting & analytics at TD Bank Group,

Published on: October 7th, 2015 Brian Jackson

Netsuite and Cellergo bring global payroll management to cloud services

One of the largest providers of cloud-based financial and enterprise resource planning (ERP) tools is adding global payroll management to its growing list of services. California-based NetSuite Inc. recently announced a partnership with

Published on: October 7th, 2015 Lindsey Peacock

Brands need to deliver authentic content to skeptical, overwhelmed consumers: study

LOS ANGELES – The news was likely not surprising to the 7,000 creative professionals gathered here for the annual Adobe MAX conference: as people are increasingly inundated with content across multiple screens, they’re

Published on: October 6th, 2015 Jeff Jedras

Adobe promises creative professionals connected canvas across desktop, tablet and smartphone

LOS ANGELES – Having shaken up its software delivery and licensing model by taking its creative design products to the cloud, Adobe is showing creative professionals just what the cloud can enable: a

Published on: October 5th, 2015 Jeff Jedras

Toronto contractor turns to technology to keep projects moving

With the construction industry having to adjust to even tighter timelines and more fast-track projects, one Scarborough, Ont.-based contractor turned to technology to get his team communicating more closely – and more quickly

Published on: October 4th, 2015 Jeff Jedras

Canadian businesses not making enterprise apps employees want to use: study

A new study from Accenture finds that, while business leaders believe enterprise mobile apps are important and here to stay, building apps their employees will actually use remains a challenge. Accenture conducted 1,925

Published on: October 1st, 2015 Jeff Jedras

Canada’s on-demand economy takes a hit as Helpling ceases operations

Helpling.com , a web-based service that allows users to order home cleaning, is ceasing operations in Canada after less than a year in the market. Berlin-based Helpling expanded to Canada in December after

Published on: October 1st, 2015 Brian Jackson

Shopify wants to bring Twitter’s ‘buy now’ button to Canada

Social media giant Twitter launched its 'buy now' button for retailers on Wednesday but, as usual, Canada will have to wait. Shopify is looking to change that though. Twitter first dipped its virtual

Published on: September 30th, 2015 Jeff Jedras

HP wants to displace the desktop with its HP Z240 entry-level workstation

For those line of business users that could really use the power and reliability of a workstation but just can’t justify the cost premium over a desktop PC, HP has launched two new

Published on: September 29th, 2015 Jeff Jedras

Internet of Things moving from planning stage to execution: IDC

The Internet of Things (IoT) is picking up momentum as more companies move from the planning stage to execution, according to a new report from reach firm IDC. A new survey of global

Published on: September 23rd, 2015 Jeff Jedras

Microsoft’s Office 2016 includes new versions of Word, Excel and PowerPoint

If you have Microsoft Corp.'s Office suite on your computer – and the odds say there’s a very good chance that you do – you will soon notice some changes to your favourite

Published on: September 23rd, 2015 Jeff Jedras