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Apple teams up with Nuance for new business chat

Apple is taking the popularity of its iMessage platform into the business ecosystem on iOS 11 through a partnership with Nuance Communications, Inc. The new Business Chat will allow businesses to connect with

Published on: June 27th, 2017 Alex Radu

Dell EMC updates commitment to environment after merger

Dell EMC is reaffirming its commitment to the planet and the people who live on it with an update to Dell's longtime 2020 Legacy of Good report. This is the first update since

Published on: June 27th, 2017 Alex Radu

Uber’s head of deep learning shares his top AI business tips

Businesses should focus on using deep learning technology to help their employees, not replace them, a top Uber executive said Tuesday. So far, much of the public debate around artificial intelligence (AI) has

Published on: June 20th, 2017 Christine Wong

Give your meetings a digital touch with ViewSonic’s latest touchscreen devices

Brea, Calif.-based display manufacturer ViewSonic Corp. is on a mission to revolutionize board meetings, and its latest product represents a powerful salvo. Last week the company announced the global release of the IFP50

Published on: June 20th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

At Igloo Software, SaaS now stands for “Solutions as a Service”

Igloo Software wants its clients to know they're getting more than just a program when signing up for one of its SaaS offerings. The Kitchener, Ont.-based business software developer announced Tuesday that moving

Published on: June 20th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Printers among your office’s weakest links, MafiaBoy says

PALO ALTO, CALIF. – Noted Canadian teen hacker MafiaBoy AKA Michael Calce, made worldwide headlines just after the turn of the century for producing lethal denial of service attacks against Yahoo, Ebay Inc.,

Published on: June 20th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

How five governments pursued digital transformation – and what you can learn from them

If Cathy Simpson, public sector vice president of digital consulting firm T4G Ltd. had a message for the government workers at ITWC's Digital Transformation Awards on June 14, it was this: Act as

Published on: June 16th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

City of Toronto hires its first Chief Resilience Officer

After months of searching, Toronto has finally appointed its first Chief Resilience Officer. The city has tapped Elliott Cappell for the position, which will involve developing and leading a city-wide resilience strategy to

Published on: June 16th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

City of Toronto enters era of the ‘sharing economy’ with award-winning digital solutions

In winning the Large Public category at IT World Canada's Digital Transformation Awards, The City of Toronto also learned a few lessons along the way about regulating the sharing economy, laying the groundwork

Published on: June 14th, 2017 Brian Jackson

Digital transformation now part of CIO’s day-to-day

No matter the organization, digital transformation has a bigger impact on the day-to-day work of Canadian CIOs than previously thought, according to the 2017 CanadianCIO Census. Digital transformation is without question on the

Published on: June 14th, 2017 Alex Radu

Canada’s densest ICT hub is a haven for solution providers

Creative Capital is IT World Canada's series that examines the impact digital transformation is having to change the face of communities across Canada. We're doing deep dives looking at the major tech hubs

Published on: June 13th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

Avaya ready to help municipalities with all of their unified communication needs

WINDSOR, ON. - It's best known for providing unified communications (UC) services to enterprises, but Avaya Inc. wants Canadian municipalities to know it has plenty to offer local governments too. In fact, the

Published on: June 6th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Futurist warns municipalities to adapt to the 21st century – or be left behind

WINDSOR, ON. - Facing a room full of municipal IT staff, futurist Jim Carroll warned that too many of Canada’s towns and cities are falling behind when it comes to entering the 21st

Published on: June 6th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

This brick-and-mortar print shop embraced digital transformation to survive

It may seem like embracing digital transformation is obvious now, but tell that to the brick and mortar shops who have faded away. Founded in 1999 in Markham, ON., SinaLite came into being

Published on: June 5th, 2017 Alex Radu

PayPal and Canada Post partnership launches integrated payment and shipping solution

Anyone who’s ever sold something online knows how painful the process can be: from receiving the order, to manually calculating and writing the label, and finally, visiting a Canada Post location to drop

Published on: June 5th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs