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5 incredible content marketing secrets from Diply’s CTO (you won’t believe #3!)

When we demanded that Diply's chief technology officer, Gurminder Kandola, cough up his employer's secret recipe for generating 1 billion monthly views and maintaining an Alexa top-20 ranking for North America, he spilled the

Published on: March 14th, 2017 Brian Jackson

The definitive review of Microsoft Teams

The developer preview period of Microsoft Teams is over. Microsoft Corp's. new team collaboration tool is now available globally, adding a potentially new app to consider for your business. With competitors like Slack,

Published on: March 14th, 2017 Alex Radu

Let CMOs take the lead in digital transformation: Accenture

The majority of Canadian CMOs know they should be taking the lead in digital transformation, but barely a quarter of CEOs are giving them the freedom to do so, according to a new

Published on: March 13th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Intel to acquire self-driving tech company Mobileye in $15 billion deal

Intel Corporation has announced that it will be acquiring Mobileye NV, an Israel-based company specializing in chips for vision-based autonomous vehicles, in a deal valued at approximately $15.3 billion. An Intel subsidiary will

Published on: March 13th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

A CMO to Know: Salesforce Canada’s Tricia Gellman

TORONTO - Tricia Gellman is helping stake out uncharted territory for Salesforce.com. As the first CMO of the customer relations management (CRM) giant's Canadian arm, she finds herself not only in charge of

Published on: March 13th, 2017 ITBusiness Staff

VR will take a backseat to AR, says 3D visual effects pioneer

TORONTO - Virtual reality (VR) has been touted as one of the top future technologies, but one expert at the Be3D: Think Forward event, held in Toronto on Mar. 9 by Think2Thing and

Published on: March 10th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Meet TradeRev’s Mark Endras, a CEO disrupting his own industry

TORONTO - Mark Endras, the cofounder and CEO of TradeRev, a Toronto startup which has developed an automated used-car bidding platform for the automotive sector, knows a thing or two about the industry

Published on: March 10th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Four fresh innovation tips Canadian retailers can steal from the food industry

We all have to eat. Our constant craving drove Canada’s grocery and restaurant sectors to combined sales of $217 billion last year. Like every other industry on this planet, food retailing is being disrupted by

Published on: March 10th, 2017 Christine Wong

Digital Transformation program attracts new champions

Two of the most prominent companies helping Canadian firms prepare for digital futures have signed on as sponsors of ITWC’s Digital Transformation Conference and Awards initiative. CA and Cisco have agreed to be

Published on: March 10th, 2017 Steve Proctor

Here’s how Facebook, Google, and others marked International Women’s Day 2017

Users logging into Facebook this morning were greeted by a distinctive image: Five women in shadow, of multiple ethnicities and styles of dress, waiting in line to catch the stars. It was only

Published on: March 8th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Gender pay gap could close in our lifetimes, Accenture research says

News that the gender pay gap could close in the next few decades has arrived just in time for International Women’s Day. Women graduating from universities in 2020 could be the first generation to

Published on: March 8th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Women are still ‘Hidden Figures’ in many STEM careers

At first glance, award-winning film Hidden Figures seems like your typical Oscar-nominated movie: great plot, superb actors, eye-catching visuals, and an inspiring story. But there’s more to it than meets the eye. Based

Published on: March 8th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Stop talking about change and lead: ITWC CIO Jim Love

Just because someone owns an expensive wrench doesn’t mean you should let them try and fix your washing machine. It’s no different in business. A company can employ any number of talented technologists,

Published on: March 7th, 2017 Steve Proctor

Sharing economy reached over $1 billion in Canada last year: StatsCan

A new Statistics Canada report has found the sharing economy, based on digital platforms that enable people to rent out skills and resources such as ride services to others, is increasingly playing an

Published on: March 6th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Digital Transformation Awards: New speakers, new supporters

Cathy Simpson, T4G's energetic Vice President responsible for the public sector, is the latest executive to sign on to speak at the national Digital Transformation Conference slated for June 14 in Toronto. "I

Published on: March 3rd, 2017 Steve Proctor