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Companies aren’t tapping into 80 per cent of digital opportunities: Cisco

San Jose, Calif.-based Cisco Systems Inc. has released a new report that it's hoping will serve as a call to action for complacent companies that believe they're harnessing digital technology to the best

Published on: January 14th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

IoT in the city: Backstage interviews at Technicity 2015

ITWC partnered with the City of Toronto to co-host Technicity on Dec. 3, 2015. The day brought together leadership within the organization of the city, Toronto's technology leaders, and influencers from elsewhere to

Published on: January 12th, 2016 Brian Jackson

Deloitte gives itself an ‘A’ for 2015 predictions

Like its peers IDC, Gartner, and Forrester, London-founded, New York City-based consultation firm Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Ltd. produced a report early last year outlining its predictions for the Technology, Media, and Telecommunications sector

Published on: January 11th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

A CMO to Know: Adrienne Weissman, G2 Crowd

If you haven't come across G2 Crowd yet, it's one site you might want to bookmark if you're responsible for buying software for your company. The company is seeking to be the go-to

Published on: January 7th, 2016 Brian Jackson

Wattpad CEO: Sell Canada as one startup market, not separate ‘silos’

Canada should view and present itself as one startup ecosystem rather than separate hubs like Toronto and Waterloo, Wattpad CEO Allen Lau said Monday as Startup Canada's national tour wrapped up in Toronto. Following

Published on: December 15th, 2015 Christine Wong

Microsoft president announces new philanthropic arm

Microsoft Philanthropies is a new organization within the company that will be dedicated to helping people around the world meet challenges with, contribute to, and take advantage of, technological innovation, Microsoft Corp. president and chief

Published on: December 15th, 2015 Eric Emin Wood

Tech firms the least likely to appoint a Chief Digital Officer, PwC study finds

Only six per cent of the world’s top 1,500 companies have appointed a CDO (Chief Digital Officer), according to a new study conducted by Strategy&, a strategic research firm with PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), with

Published on: December 15th, 2015 Eric Emin Wood

IoT holds great promise for cities, but don’t spy on people

Today’s urban centres face myriad problems; strained and dated infrastructure (roads, sewers, and transportation, electrical and communication systems) are further taxed by the escalating demands placed upon them by ever-increasing populations. While cities

Published on: December 7th, 2015 Italia Corigliano

The Internet of Things is already transforming industries in the present

The Internet of Things, which connects more and more electronic devices, is often talked about in terms of its potential. But while pondering science fiction scenarios, it's easy to ignore the real-world applications of

Published on: December 4th, 2015 David Hamilton

How does Canada’s ICT growth compare to the world? [infographic]

If you were to guess whether Canada's ICT economy was better or worse today than it was in 2011, which one would you pick? Better right? It seems like a safe bet, after

Published on: November 20th, 2015 Brian Jackson

IoT? “Never heard of it,” say over half of Canadian businesses

Almost nine out of 10 Canadian businesses admit they aren’t fully utilizing digital technology and their own lack of knowledge may be partly to blame, a new Microsoft Canada survey reveals. Although half

Published on: November 19th, 2015 Christine Wong

ICT checkup: Has Canada’s global standing dropped since 2011?

It looks like Canada has lost some ground to global ICT competitors over the past few years. We decided to revisit key ICT indicators from an infographic we first published in 2011, then compare

Published on: November 13th, 2015 Christine Wong

Shopify, Mitel and Halogen top customer satisfaction survey of Ontario’s business tech sector

G2 Crowd, a business software review platform, has aggregated reviews of more than 80 technology products with corporate headquarters in Ontario and determined that Shopify, Mitel Unified Communications, and Halogen Software lead the province in customer satisfaction.

Published on: November 9th, 2015 David Hamilton

How CMOs and CIOs can foster cross-business unit collaboration

The eyes of most business leaders will glaze over during keynote speeches and start looking down at their smartphones during a so-so session, but give them a problem to solve and you'll never see a

Published on: November 6th, 2015 Shane Schick

Six reasons CMOs need to be engaged in the future of work

The future of work is definitely changing -- but how? And just what will that change be? Canadian CIO's recent CIO Innovation Summit, sponsored by Rogers, explored the many ways business leaders need to not

Published on: November 6th, 2015 Jeff Jedras