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Digital transformation is changing the relationship between businesses and customers

Customers are increasingly expecting businesses to have digital features, such as a website that’s also mobile-friendly, and a digital way to pay for products or services on any platform. But possibly more importantly,

Published on: June 15th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Inside CIBC’s award-winning digital transformation strategy

Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (CIBC) undertook a long journey to become the winner of the Large Private Sector category of the IT World Canada Digital Transformation Awards announced on Wednesday. Three years ago,

Published on: June 15th, 2017 Danny Bradbury

Collaboration with fintechs key to CIBC’s digital success, VP says

A fruitful relationship between the Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce and Toronto fintech startup Borrowell Inc. highlights the benefits that startups and enterprises stand to gain by collaborating with each other. During a

Published on: June 15th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

City of Toronto enters era of the ‘sharing economy’ with award-winning digital solutions

In winning the Large Public category at IT World Canada's Digital Transformation Awards, The City of Toronto also learned a few lessons along the way about regulating the sharing economy, laying the groundwork

Published on: June 14th, 2017 Brian Jackson

Education program bringing indigenous schools together nabs top honor at 2017 Digital Transformation Awards

The ambitious vision of connecting every indigenous school in Canada to an HD video telepresence network seems to be bearing fruit. Connected North is this year's public sector small-to-medium-sized enterprise (SME) winner of

Published on: June 14th, 2017 Alex Radu

Small but mighty insurance company beats the competition at the 2017 Digital Transformation Awards

It may be small, but Humania Assurance should not be overlooked. The Saint Hyacinthe, Que.-based insurance company is this year’s small-to-medium-sized enterprise (SME) private winner of ITWC’s Digital Transformation Awards, which recognizes companies

Published on: June 14th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Digital transformation now part of CIO’s day-to-day

No matter the organization, digital transformation has a bigger impact on the day-to-day work of Canadian CIOs than previously thought, according to the 2017 CanadianCIO Census. Digital transformation is without question on the

Published on: June 14th, 2017 Alex Radu

Sweeping changes announced for Uber HQ – including CEO’s extended leave

Ride-hailing giant Uber Technologies Inc. has chosen to unanimously adopt a series of 47 recommendations aimed at repairing its tarnished public image - including an extended leave for controversial CEO Travis Kalanick, the

Published on: June 13th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Computing Canada evolves: Welcome to the Digital Transformation newsletter

When we introduced Computing Canada some years ago, it was a transformed version of an earlier publication, Computerworld Canada. And Computerworld Canada at its heart was a regional take on Computerworld, a global magazine

Published on: June 13th, 2017 ITBusiness Staff

Twitter highlights 40 Canadian execs who stand out on social media – and how you can too

Social media can be a valuable tool for executives looking to boost their company's public profile - and Twitter Canada managing director Rory Capern has a list that proves it. In a June

Published on: June 12th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Canadian Tire’s digital transformation revolutionizes the customer experience

It's not your father's Canadian Tire Catalogue. His catalogue - much thumbed, printed on newsprint and frequently stained with axle grease - was a fixture on garage and basement work benches.  But Canadian

Published on: June 12th, 2017 IT World Canada Staff

One final question for ex-Cisco Canada president Bernadette Wightman

I hope you are enjoying the two-part exit interview with outgoing Cisco Canada president Bernadette Wightman. Looking at the Google Analytics data on this two-part Q&A and the breaking news story on Rola

Published on: June 9th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

An exit interview with ex-Cisco Canada president Bernadette Wightman: Part 2

In part one of ITBusiness.ca's exit interview with outgoing Cisco Canada president Bernadette Wightman, the leader talked about Rola Dagher, the new chief executive who will be replacing her and the advice she gave,

Published on: June 8th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

New MISA Ontario president wants to help lead municipalities on the road to digital transformation

WINDSOR, ON. - Connie McCutcheon is a firm believer in the value of collaboration. It's the first subject the newly-appointed Municipal Information Systems Association of Ontario (MISA) president brings up when asked what

Published on: June 7th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

This Alberta-based provider started from the bottom to digitally transform

In order to digitally transform, Alberta-based electricity provider Enmax went back to the basics, starting with enhancing employee communication. Headquartered in Calgary, the Enmax business, through its subsidiaries, revolves around selling electricity to

Published on: June 7th, 2017 Alex Radu