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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

Canadian entrepreneurs are working smarter, not harder – and they’re women

The typical Canadian entrepreneur is a Generation X woman who has work-life balance figured out. This according to the 2015 Sage State of the Startup Survey, sponsored by business software vendor Sage North

Published on: May 8th, 2015 Jeff Jedras

Toronto-made viral video campaign shows how to win Webbys ‘#LikeAGirl’

A viral video campaign with an important social message that was created by a Toronto agency is the big Canadian winner at the Webby Awards this year, taking home 11 of the silver

Published on: April 27th, 2015 Brian Jackson

Microsoft tapping consumer savvy for slew of enterprise announcements

Atlanta - Microsoft Corp. pitched its software solutions and cloud offerings for business on the strength of its experience making consumer products, as it announced a slew of updates to core enterprise products including

Published on: March 16th, 2015 Brian Jackson

ITWC president Fawn Annan joins Women in Communications and Technology board

IT World Canada president and CEO Fawn Annan is one of seven new board members of Women in Communications and Technology (WCT), the organization announced Wednesday. WCT is a not-for-profit organization that works across

Published on: February 25th, 2015 Jeff Jedras

Printable electronics: How Canada could make packaging that interacts with your smartphone

When making the packaging that contains drugs that people rely on for their health, James Lee, the director of technology and innovation at Jones Packaging, always has safety at the top of his

Published on: February 20th, 2015 Brian Jackson

A CMO to Know: John Boynton, Aimia

As a new feature on ITBusiness.ca for our special CMO Digital section, we’re featuring profiles of Canadian chief marketing officers and marketing executives. If you’re a CMO and you’d like to be included,

Published on: February 13th, 2015 Julie Litchen

Key to future business success? Build a platform: Accenture report

Enterprises around the world are partnering with digital platform creators as a business strategy to transform themselves into valuable industry players, according to a research report from Accenture Technology Labs. A new wave

Published on: February 10th, 2015 Brian Jackson

A CMO to Know: Strahan McCarten, Scalar Decisions

As a new feature on ITBusiness.ca for our special CMO Digital section, we’re featuring profiles of Canadian chief marketing officers and marketing executives. If you’re a CMO and you’d like to be included,

Published on: January 21st, 2015 ITBusiness Staff

#ITWCchats – Take a trip down wearables alley chat recap

Updated 5:01 pm E.S.T. We just finished another amazing discussion with wearables startup labs from Toronto and around North America and were also joined by many wearables enthusiasts. A special thanks to our

Published on: January 6th, 2015 Hibah Ahmed

Blogger predictions for 2015: crowdfunding, retail, and work

We put the call for predictions in the coming year out to our Community Bloggers here at ITBusiness.ca. They didn't disappoint. Predictions aren't easy for writers to produce. When it comes to tech,

Published on: December 19th, 2014 Brian Jackson

How Howard Solomon changed the Canadian IT industry

Most of the thousands of Canadian IT people who have been reading and enjoying Howard Solomon’s stories for the last decade and a half have been missing out on one thing he never

Published on: December 5th, 2014 Shane Shick

A CMO to Know: Judy Bishop, BlackSquare

As a new feature on ITBusiness.ca for our special CMO Digital section, we’re featuring profiles of Canadian chief marketing officers and marketing executives. If you’re a CMO and you’d like to be included,

Published on: November 28th, 2014 ITBusiness Staff

Golden night for ITWC at Canadian Online Publishing Awards

IT World Canada (ITWC) was recognized across several of its digital publications and in multiple categories at the Canadian Online Publishing Awards (COPAs) held on Thursday night in downtown Toronto. ITWC won five

Published on: November 21st, 2014 Brian Jackson

Lessons learned from NextMedia’s youngest panelists

ITWC's lead designer/developer attended NextMedia in Toronto to boost his branded content knowledge. He also agreed to share what he learned with us in a couple of recap posts.  It's not often that

Published on: November 11th, 2014 Jeff Radecki