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Employees want some say in their collaboration tools: survey

It’s getting undeniably easier for employees to work from home these days. But as nice as it is to skip the daily commute, they're happier to work remotely when they have the right

Published on: October 14th, 2014 Candice So

Salesforce.com launches Wave, the ‘analytics cloud’

SAN FRANCISCO — Salesforce.com opened its annual Dreamforce conference on Monday by announcing a new product that capitalizes on the analytics software acquisitions it’s made in the past 14 months. Wave is Salesforce’s

Published on: October 13th, 2014 Brian Jackson

Secrets of a happy, satisfied workplace

Free lunches, beer o’clock Fridays, and bringing your dog to work might be fun perks at the office. But taken alone, they can’t build a great company culture. One company that does seem

Published on: October 9th, 2014 Candice So

Zoho unveils new CRM suite for marketers

Zoho.com is launching a new customer relationship management (CRM) system for marketers, aiming to help them track leads from the beginning to the end of the marketing funnel. Headquartered in Pleasanton, Calif., Zoho.com

Published on: October 9th, 2014 Candice So

Progress Software for developers: A Q&A with CEO Phil Pead

Any company can get blindsided by shifts in tech - but for a company with 30 years' experience helping other companies build applications, getting its partners to avoid that fate is vital. Progress

Published on: October 8th, 2014 Candice So

Progress Software to help partners get up to date

ORLANDO – If Progress Software Corp. is trying to mobilize its partners to do one thing, it’s to modernize. That was one of the key themes coming out of this year’s Progress Exchange,

Published on: October 7th, 2014 Candice So

27% of Canadian SMBs undervaluing themselves: Survey

“Don’t sell yourself short.” That’s a piece of advice we hear all the time - and for Canadian entrepreneurs, it’s one they may want to take to heart more often. In a new

Published on: October 6th, 2014 Candice So

Canadian SMBs know their e-commerce, but struggle with CASL

Small businesses in Canada may have figured out that online commerce is important to them – but when it comes to online communications, they’re still at a loss, according to a new survey.

Published on: October 6th, 2014 Candice So

Quetzal offers iPad-based POS for clothing boutique shops

When Toronto children's clothing store Whistle Kids set up shop a year ago it was considering a point of sales (POS) system that its much larger competitors use, figuring it would need that

Published on: October 2nd, 2014 Brian Jackson

Adobe updates Photoshop Elements and Premiere Elements

Adobe Systems Inc. released a new full-version update to its consumer-focused photo and video editing software on Wednesday, with Photoshop Elements 13 and Premiere Elements 13. Adobe says its updated the software with

Published on: September 26th, 2014 Brian Jackson

SAP acquires Concur to boost its cloud presence

SAP America Inc., a subsidiary of German multinational company SAP SE, is going to acquire Concur Technologies Inc. in a deal worth $8.3 billion U.S., helping the software maker get into the corporate

Published on: September 19th, 2014 Candice So

In two decades, not one database crash

When Gary McMullen first began hunting for a development platform for his company, he had a slew of criteria in mind – the technology needed to be scalable, it needed to be easy

Published on: September 17th, 2014 Candice So

Ooma launches three new updates for microbusiness users

Phone service provider Ooma Inc. has now launched three updates to Ooma Office, improving users’ ability to send faxes, giving them toll-free numbers, and allowing users to manage their own voicemail, call logs,

Published on: September 16th, 2014 Candice So

TeamBuy and Dealfind near bailout acquisition while merchants seek answers

The largest Canadian-owned daily deals site is looking to finalize its acquisition by an Atlanta-based firm after filing for a legal and financial restructuring process, according to legal documents from MNP Ltd. Meanwhile, some

Published on: September 16th, 2014 Brian Jackson

3 tips for finding a good channel solutions provider

Big data, streamlining business operations, generating revenue, integrating systems together – once upon a time, buying solutions for these business needs was mostly the territory of the CIO and IT department. But nowadays,

Published on: September 16th, 2014 Candice So