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Audi becomes first automotive brand to incorporate 4DX into Canadian marketing

Now you can add Audi Canada to the list of automotive companies taking a page from the tech industry. Last week the company released a 4DX-enabled version of "Pure Imagination," an ad for

Published on: April 19th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

It’s official: Toronto is one of the world’s best tech cities

2016 apparently proved to the world that Toronto is a premium destination for technology, with a second report this year listing the Canadian metropolis in the top 10 of tech cities worldwide. Similar

Published on: April 19th, 2017 Alex Radu

From PM to VC – Stephen Harper joins San Francisco tech fund

The last time Canadians really heard from Prime Minister Stephen Harper, he was campaigning for another term in government against Justin Trudeau's Liberals. We know how that ended. Now Harper is speaking up

Published on: April 19th, 2017 Brian Jackson

Trump’s move on H-1B visas won’t hinder Canadian applicants

U.S. President Donald Trump's latest executive order to "Buy American and Hire American" likely won't hinder the Canadians heading south to take up high-skill tech jobs, but may see more immigrants seeking work

Published on: April 18th, 2017 Brian Jackson

How Workday makes sure its ERP platform stays ahead of the pack

TORONTO - Chat with Workday Inc. CTO Stan Swete for any length of time and it becomes obvious why his firm's enterprise resource planning (ERP) software is a favourite of more than 1500

Published on: April 18th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Disruptive mindset, agile platform key to digital transformation, Workday VP says

TORONTO - Today's executives need both a disruption-embracing mindset and a versatile software platform that allows them to harness the latest customer, workplace, and industry data if they want their companies - and

Published on: April 17th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

How a GTA-based call centre used Workday to scale from 1200 employees to 2000

TORONTO - The call centre business may have a low bar of entry, but that ease of participation also has a negative impact on its profit margins - and makes expansion all the

Published on: April 17th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

New report highlights the lack of women on tech boards

The lack of women in leadership roles and the tech sector in general is no secret, and a new report from Vell Executive Search Inc. confirms that executive boards are no different. The

Published on: April 12th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

The (poor) state of digital transformation in Canada

If 2016 was the year businesses became aware of digital transformation, 2017 is the year that these businesses begin to equip themselves for that disruption. In its second annual digital transformation report conducted

Published on: April 12th, 2017 Alex Radu

Canadian executives’ digital IQ lower than international counterparts: PwC

Canadian executives lag behind their foreign counterparts when it comes to digital transformation, according to a recent "Digital IQ" test by international consulting firm PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC). According to the company's latest Digital IQ

Published on: April 10th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

CPES 2017 ready to help Canada’s printed electronics industry grow

The players in Canada's rapidly growing printed electronics sector can look forward to an industry conference that's scaling up along with them. Unlike last year's conference, which focused on educating attendees about the

Published on: April 10th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Taxation, not NAFTA, is Trump’s biggest threat to Canadian business, say Baird and Charest

Two Canadian political veterans warned Friday that Donald Trump’s plan to cut U.S. corporate tax rates is a far greater threat to Canadian businesses than his push to reopen the North American Free

Published on: April 7th, 2017 Christine Wong

Bell still on top, but complaints against telecoms continue to drop, CCTS finds

A new report by the Commissioner for Complaints for Telecommunications Services (CCTS) once again identifies Bell Canada as the telecommunications services provider with the most customer complaints, but also notes that fewer confirmed

Published on: April 6th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Vancouver airport launches self-serve kiosks to meet new border clearance program

The Canada Border Services Agency’s (CBSA) Primary Inspection Kiosk program will be expanding in Vancouver this spring. Vancouver International Airport (YVR) has announced that it will be increasing the number of self-serve border

Published on: April 6th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

E.U. regulations behind Microsoft’s new Windows 10 privacy controls

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), the European Union privacy regulation scheduled for implementation next May, has led Microsoft Corp. to revise Windows 10's privacy controls in its upcoming Creators Update. In an

Published on: April 5th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood