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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

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