How Information Builders is leading York Regional Police into the 21st century

This might come as a shock to fans of Flash Point or CSI, but few police departments in real life can search a database of potential suspects whenever a crime is committed -

Published on: March 2nd, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Property management platform is making big waves in North America

Condo and property managers might want to pay attention to this news. Evercondo, an online and mobile condo management platform, recently announced that it grew by 300 per cent in the last year

Published on: February 22nd, 2017 Alex Radu

Turn your shelving price stickers into a data gathering tool with shelfPoint

Retailers and brands already have access to intelligent packaging and intelligent labels for their products - so they might as well have intelligent shelves to stock them on. That appears to be the

Published on: January 12th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

How IBM Watson helped Time magazine narrow its search for Person of the Year

Before declaring the least-favoured - but most-covered - U.S. president-elect in recent history Person of the Year, the editors behind New York City-based Time magazine consulted an unlikely source for advice. For the

Published on: December 8th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Help your project teams get along with new TalentClick feature

Ensuring a team of employees will effectively collaborate on a project might seem like a scenario with an unavoidably wide margin of error - but a new service from Vancouver-based TalentClick aims to

Published on: November 25th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

SAS Viya architecture appeals to new and existing analytics users: Goodnight

Data be nimble, Data be slick, If data dumps can access the cloud real quick. It's a terrible nursery rhyme, but one that Jim Goodnight, the co-founder and CEO of SAS Institute might

Published on: September 14th, 2016 Brian Jackson

First look at SAS Viya’s new cloud analytics applications

Cary, N.C.-based analytics software firm SAS Institute announced on Monday that its Viya cloud platform is ready to ship and showcased two solutions that will launch with it later this month. The first

Published on: September 12th, 2016 Brian Jackson

Why PR professionals should be using analytics in their work [infographic]

With data analysis now playing a key role in sectors as diverse as law, sports, and event planning, there is no excuse for public relations practitioners to ignore the value analytics can play

Published on: September 8th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Use this free tool to ‘creep’ your competition’s Facebook engagement

Admit it, you've been guilty of "Facebook creeping" before - so why not turn that attention onto your competitors' Facebook efforts to turn that bad habit into productive business activity? It may sound

Published on: August 17th, 2016 Wolston Lobo

Analytics in law? Toronto firm incorporates SPSS, IBM Cloud into practice

"Law" and "technology" rarely appear in the same sentence outside of antitrust cases, but Canadian business firm McMillan LLP is aiming to change that. Last week the Toronto-headquartered organization, which employs some 300

Published on: August 8th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

IBM’s HR leaders on how a culture of innovation can boost employee engagement

Editor's note: Originally published on July 22, 2016. Updated with new interview on Aug. 7. Innovation is built into IBM Corp.'s DNA, and that extends to its HR practices, its HR leaders say.

Published on: August 7th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Make your company social media savvy with Hootsuite’s updated analytics

If you're the type of social media marketer who isn't sure why your links aren't getting retweeted or your Facebook posts liked, Hootsuite Media Inc. would like to help you out. The Vancouver-based

Published on: August 3rd, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Dimension Data brings analytics to Tour de France

With the Tour de France taking place over the course of this month, South-African based Dimension Data has partnered with the event to make it as high tech as possible. Analytics have become ubiquitous throughout

Published on: July 11th, 2016 Jackie Atkins

New CenturyLink service adds marketing analytics to venue-based Wi-Fi

Canadians love their free Wi-Fi, and are willing to provide personal data in exchange for incentives - so why not combine the two? Location-Based Analytics, the new software as a service (SaaS) released

Published on: July 11th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood