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Dell invites female entrepreneurs to say ‘Hello Alice’

Dell Technologies, along with their partner Circular Board, have created an artificial intelligence-driven version of American home services website Angie’s List for female entrepreneurs called Alice. Hello Alice.com, which enables people to sign

Published on: May 11th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

Live Labs illustrates CIBC’s commitment to digital transformation

Running a 150-year-old company that remains one of Canada's most financially successful as if it's a startup might seem counterintuitive, but it's become integral to the way CIBC conducts business. The Canadian Imperial

Published on: May 11th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Uber launches new Toronto-based autonomous vehicle research hub

Uber Technologies, Inc. is investing in Canada and Canadian talent with its latest venture. The company announced this week that it will be launching a new research hub in Toronto focused on developing

Published on: May 10th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Inside Michael Dell’s multi-cloud world

LAS VEGAS – At the first ever Dell EMC World conference, company founder and CEO Michael Dell told the audience that the new company believes its a multi-cloud world. His next statement was

Published on: May 10th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

Bringing digital transformation to the kitchen

Food Profit Group is helping restaurants in Canada optimize their food costs by finding the true cost of manufacturing for every single dish on the menu. The Moncton, New Brunswick-based organization is focused on

Published on: May 10th, 2017 Alex Radu

David takes on Goliath with online life insurance purchasing platform

To survive amongst industry giants, mutual insurance company Humania Assurance Inc. has upped its digital strategy and placed client experience at its heart. The Saint-Hyacinthe, Que.-based business developed a business rule engine (BRE)

Published on: May 9th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Trump’s executive order mandates digital transformation at federal level

Digital transformation has become such a compelling trend that even Donald Trump is jumping on the bandwagon. The U.S. President, who hasn't been shy about signing a series of executive orders since taking

Published on: May 8th, 2017 Brian Jackson

How many customers expect a ‘premium’ retail experience? The answer may surprise you

That the majority of retail purchases are driven by impulse decisions is nothing new, but as a new infographic from Cisco Systems Inc. demonstrates, the degree to which delivering an omni-channel experience across

Published on: May 8th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Mississauga places digital transformation front and centre with IT Master Plan

Digital transformation isn't achieved overnight, or without including every stakeholder along the way, a truism the City of Mississauga knows very well. Since 2015 the city, located southwest of Toronto and currently home

Published on: May 8th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Connected North helps take Indigenous education into 21st century

When Cisco Systems Inc. began the Connected North program three years ago with the vision of connecting every indigenous school in Canada to an HD video telepresence network, you might call it an

Published on: May 5th, 2017 Brian Jackson

Canadian fintech sector not reaching full potential: Competition Bureau of Canada

Canada’s financial technology (fintech) sector has yet to reach its full potential, and for it to do so, regulators and industry leaders need to work together, according to Competition Bureau Canada. The organization

Published on: May 3rd, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Regulating Uber led City of Toronto to save $3.4 million

What began as a discussion about how to regulate Uber led to the City of Toronto implementing a new, digital Vehicle for Hire solution that created new revenue streams and saved $3.4 million

Published on: May 3rd, 2017 Brian Jackson

New Invest Ottawa campaign aims to bring talent from Silicon Valley up north

Economic development agency Invest Ottawa thinks the nation's capital is a pretty swell place for the technically inclined to live and work, and it wants the rest of the world to know it

Published on: May 3rd, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Digital Transformation Award finalists announced

Twenty-six organizations from across Canada have been named as finalists in the inaugural Digital Transformation Awards. "If there are those who still believe digital transformation impacts only select industries, our nominations show they

Published on: May 2nd, 2017 Steve Proctor

Intuit, Autodesk, Microsoft illustrate tech’s dominance of Canada’s best places to work

Turns out Intuit Canada, Autodesk Canada Co. and Microsoft Corp. aren't just well-known tech brands - they're leaders among Canadian workplaces too. All four companies, along with Mississauga, Ont.-based workforce management (WFM) and

Published on: May 1st, 2017 Eric Emin Wood