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Companies aren’t ready for digital workplace: Avanade study

Most companies think all you need for a digital workplace is e-mail and social media, according to recent research by IT consultancy Avanade. They’re wrong, according to the company. Avanade research found 84

Published on: August 18th, 2015 Dave Webb

Federal program touts the business benefits of hiring autistic workers in IT

They often possess precision, accuracy, focus, perfectionism and conscientiousness - qualities highly sought after for technology jobs such as coding, software testing and data analysis. Yet among the half a million working-age Canadians

Published on: August 7th, 2015 Christine Wong

Ryerson’s DMZ gets renovation with IBM Bluemix Garage

IBM Corp. is opening a cloud-focused developer environment embedded within Ryerson University's DMZ incubator. IBM's Bluemix Garage will be the first such location opened up in Canada and the third in the world

Published on: August 5th, 2015 Brian Jackson

Recap: #connectivitysolutions Twitter chat, The Internet of Things and the enterprise

Updated 4:59 pm E.S.T. Today we hosted a Twitter chat on the topic of the Internet of Things and the enterprise. It was a fast-paced, forward-thinking and engaging chat, much like the topic

Published on: August 1st, 2015 Hibah Ahmed

Canada’s startup hot spots take a dive in new ‘Startup Genome’ ranking

Canada is home to three of the top 20 startup ecosystems in the world, but is falling behind the pace of other leaders, according to an exhaustive study conducted by researchers at San Francisco-based

Published on: July 27th, 2015 Brian Jackson

Microsoft effectively writes off Nokia acquisition in restructuring announcement

Only slightly more than a year since acquiring Nokia as the cornerstone of its mobility strategy, Microsoft Corp. announced on Wednesday that it is drastically reducing its staff in that division and taking

Published on: July 8th, 2015 Brian Jackson

Why you’re feeling burnt out at work and are secretly okay with it

Outdated and inadequate technology is causing widespread job dissatisfaction, and might explain why you're feeling so burnt out and unproductive these days, according to Staples’ Advantage Workplace Index. Up-to-date technology is a major

Published on: June 30th, 2015 Jackie Atkins

Tech savvy Canadian athletes prepare for the 2015 Pan Am/ParaPan Am Games

When we think of elite athletes, the first image that comes to mind isn’t usually technology. Typically, the blood, sweat and tears we associate with athletic pursuits take over beforehand. This visual is

Published on: June 26th, 2015 Jackie Atkins

Pan Am Games sponsor Cisco unveils plans to showcase ‘Internet of Everything’ vision at games

It was almost one year ago today that Jeff Seifert stood next to a giant, colourful, and connected clock in Toronto's Nathan Philips Square. The chief technology officer of Cisco Canada posed for

Published on: June 23rd, 2015 Brian Jackson

Get in front of prospects earlier in the pipeline with social selling

TORONTO – By the time potential customers reach out to you directly, they’re already pretty far down the sales funnel. If you want an edge, you need to use new tools to get

Published on: June 17th, 2015 Jeff Jedras

Toronto ready to pass on the title of world’s most intelligent community

After holding the title of the world’s most intelligent community for the past year, Toronto is ready to hand the title over to a new city – and it may stay within Canada.

Published on: June 11th, 2015 Jeff Jedras

This is the fleeting era of the Chief Digital Officer, says Deloitte

If you're working at a Canadian business, chances are that you don't work with a chief digital officer (CDO) today. But it's more likely you'll be working with one in the next five

Published on: June 5th, 2015 Brian Jackson

HP Enterprise branding unveiled: Why is it a green rectangle?

Las Vegas, NV - Hewlett Packard Enterprise is here. At what HP called the last Discover conference before the company's official split November 1, company president and CEO Meg Whitman talked branding and new

Published on: June 3rd, 2015 Dave Yin

BDC launches new program to give high-growth firms Canadian ‘Advantage’

Management issues, not money, are the top challenge facing so-called high impact companies in Canada, according to a new study by the Business Development Bank of Canada (BDC). When BDC surveyed 866 such

Published on: June 1st, 2015 Christine Wong

The Ottawa River is about to be hacked and that’s a good thing

After Victoria Day weekend, most Canadians flock to lakes and rivers for summer activities such as swimming, boating, or fishing. But in Ottawa on May 30, more than a dozen teams will be

Published on: May 22nd, 2015 Brian Jackson