Symphony’s secure enterprise messaging platform has backing from Wall Street

New York, NY - Could Symphony be the future of enterprise communication? The company sure hopes so. The self-proclaimed startup, headed by former senior Skype executive David Gurle, launched its messaging and content distribution

Published on: September 16th, 2015 Dave Yin

OpenText brings big data analytics to the cloud

OpenText is bringing a new advanced analytics solution to the cloud, allowing users to access tools to make sense of their big data with an on-demand tool available through a tiered subscription pricing

Published on: September 10th, 2015 Jeff Jedras

How Lenovo used website analytics to fix its Yoga 3 laptop flop

It’s every company’s worst nightmare: you launch a new product and wait for the sound of clicks as customers rush to buy it online – but hear nothing except crickets instead. It happened

Published on: August 21st, 2015 Christine Wong

HP goes big on big data, looks to bring analytics down market

Big data and the analytics it fuels is becoming increasingly important to line of business users from marketing to sales, allowing them to make quicker decisions with better information. A series of new

Published on: August 13th, 2015 Jeff Jedras

New Accenture Analytics Platform is a data scientist in a box

Known best for its professional services division, Accenture announced that it's building up its own technology offerings today with the launch of the Accenture Analytics Applications Platform. The New York-based firm says that its

Published on: May 15th, 2015 Brian Jackson

Beefing up your analytics bench strength

Access to useful data is cheaper than ever before, but many companies are finding it difficult to generate business value from the increasing information flow. The number of organizations that report obtaining competitive

Published on: May 1st, 2015 Nestor Arellano

Can big data reinvent consumer loans for Canadians?

What are the borrowing options for middle class Canadians today? The spotty customer service, hidden fees and slow turnaround of traditional bank loans? The ultra high rates of credit cards or payday loan

Published on: April 24th, 2015 Bret Conkin

Microsoft buys Toronto mobile business intelligence vendor

Microsoft Corp. announced Tuesday that it’s rounding out its mobility strategy around business intelligence with the acquisition of a Canadian vendor. The company confirmed that it has acquired Datazen Software, a Toronto-based developer of

Published on: April 14th, 2015 Jeff Jedras

Was Gordie Howe or Wayne Gretzky the better player? Ask SAP

National Hockey League teams are embracing analytics for a competitive edge and now fans will get a small taste, thanks to a new partnership between the NHL and German business software vendor SAP

Published on: February 23rd, 2015 Jeff Jedras

Apple and IBM launch 10 apps for the enterprise

Apple Inc. and IBM Corp. have launched the first 10 apps born from a partnership announced this summer, unveiling enterprise-grade apps for businesses in finance, retail, air travel, telecommunications, and so on. Dubbed

Published on: December 10th, 2014 Candice So

Marketing gets personal at CIBC with big data push

Thanks to analytics, Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (CIBC) has a much better idea of where its travel rewards program customers are headed these days. Not the destinations they’re heading to on accumulated

Published on: November 27th, 2014 Christine Wong

How the Canadian workforce will change by 2020

Believe it or not, we're almost halfway through the decade with 2015 being right around the corner. Put in that way and trying to predict what challenges companies will face with the Canadian

Published on: November 26th, 2014 Brian Jackson

CMO Digital: Shoppers with smartphones and the CBC’s World Cup analytics

Welcome to the third episode of CMO Digital, the video podcast that seeks to save you the time it takes to stay on top of the latest online marketing news and insights every week.

Published on: November 6th, 2014 ITBusiness Staff launches Wave, the ‘analytics cloud’

SAN FRANCISCO — opened its annual Dreamforce conference on Monday by announcing a new product that capitalizes on the analytics software acquisitions it’s made in the past 14 months. Wave is Salesforce’s

Published on: October 13th, 2014 Brian Jackson