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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

IDC’s 2016 predictions: IoT headed for huge growth (and security headaches)

Worldwide use of Internet of Things devices will see explosive growth over the next year but so will security breaches related to them, according to IDC’s global technology predictions for 2016. In a

Published on: November 5th, 2015 Christine Wong

Waterloo held up as the model for startup ecosystems

A new report has pitted Ontario’s Waterloo region against giant startup metropolises such as Rio de Janeiro and Atlanta. The research, titled “Waterloo, The David vs. Goliath of Startup Ecosystems,” closely examines the

Published on: November 2nd, 2015 Lindsey Peacock

Eight Canadian cities named to short list of world’s most intelligent communities

Canada is once again in the running as the host country for the most intelligent community in the world. The Intelligent Community Forum (ICF) recently unveiled its newest nominees for the esteemed Smart21

Published on: October 27th, 2015 Lindsey Peacock

Following Pan Am games, Cisco creates technology legacy plan

This fall, Cisco Canada announced the beginning of a technology legacy plan, the primary goal of which is to provide local communities with access to current technology. After concluding a partnership with the

Published on: October 14th, 2015 Jackie Atkins

More than half of Canadian small businesses use mobile apps to run their companies: survey

New research on the state of small business in Canada shows that not only are more companies using mobile and other apps to run organizations, but more young entrepreneurs are striking out on their

Published on: October 8th, 2015 Lindsey Peacock

Trailblazing women in tech can trump the glass ceiling, says Moneris CEO

As president and CEO of Canadian payment processing firm Moneris, Angela Brown has worked her way to the top of not one, but two male-dominated fields: technology and financial services. So when Brown

Published on: September 24th, 2015 Christine Wong

Election 2015 Tech Watch: Google debuts resources to help Canadians cast their votes

With the 2015 federal election at its midpoint – less than six week to go! – Google Canada is showcasing a host of online resources to help Canadians examine their choices and make

Published on: September 9th, 2015 ITBusiness Staff

Election 2015 Tech Watch: Website helps guide voter decisions

Having just been launched into possibly the longest federal election in living memory, those of us with a shorter attention span might become frustrated with months of attack ads and media coverage of

Published on: August 30th, 2015 Dave Webb

Election 2015 Tech Watch: Rural broadband and crowdsourcing to save our Internet

Canadians will go to the polls in a federal election on October 19th, following one of the longest campaigns in Canadian history. And the IT sector is sure to play at least some

Published on: August 27th, 2015 ITBusiness Staff

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