Social sharing best practices from top brands

Successful connection with an audience on social media comes in many different flavours. Your brand's messaging will be impacted by the nature of your industry, your target audience, and external factors too. From

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 7th, 2014 Brian Jackson

Adobe marketing data reveals ‘best of the best’ practices

SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH - What makes one digital marketer better than another? Well they receive more visits from smartphone and tablet users for one, and website visitors also spend more time browsing

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: March 26th, 2014 Brian Jackson

For many Canadian businesses, security is a balance between risk and return

In a recently media release, we announced that based on the numbers, the main reason for the failure of companies to adequately protect customer data is a fear of productivity loss. The announcement

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: March 11th, 2014 Claudiu Popa

Changing the way businesses think about the cloud

When senior management raises questions about the cloud, many IT departments have some kind of answer ready. But is it the right one? In this episode of CIO TV, a new series from

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 4th, 2013 ITBusiness Staff

Free e-book delivers cloud advice to SMBs

As Microsoft might say: “to the cloud!”A new ebook Cloud-Powered: Small Business Innovation has been released for free by the Cloud Best Practices Network. The book features a number of CEOs of firms

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 14th, 2012 Brian Jackson

Are you a painter or mechanic?

by Stuart Crawford  Do you have a passion for IT? Back in November 2008, I lost my passion for technology.   The perfect storm of why I hated technology had been brewing for

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 14th, 2012 Stuart Crawford

15 stupid small biz tech mistakes and how to avoid them

If you're not particularly tech-savvy, then purchasing, maintaining, and securing technology for your business can be a confusing situation to navigate. You may already know plenty about what you should do, but what

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: February 15th, 2011 Sarah Jacobsson Purewal

Running your business successfully by The Book

What kinds of skills and best practices can you learn by reading How to run your business by The Book – the recent offering from leadership guru Dave Anderson?  Chapter titles make that

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: January 18th, 2010 ITBusiness Staff

How to lose your job and alienate coworkers

A plunging stock market, crumbling budgets, layoffs and restructurings: So much of today's news is bad, so much of it can adversely affect your career, and so much of it is maddeningly beyond

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: April 14th, 2009 Mary K. Pratt

How to hire the best – tips from a Facebook manager

Jonathan Heiliger, VP Technology operations for social networking giant Facebook, has come a long way from his first hire, in his teens: "In my late teens I was working at Stanford University. I

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: December 17th, 2008 Meridith Levinson

Firms that cut jobs to cope with recession “face security risks”

With a faltering economy resulting in increased jobs cuts and corporate belt tightening, security analysts are warning companies to be especially vigilant about protecting their data and networks against disgruntled employees.As it is,

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 3rd, 2008 Jaikumar Vijayan

Strategies to keep your IT team stress free

It's been a tumultuous year, and IT professionals have not been excluded from the heart-stopping excitement. What has surprised me immensely in the past month, however, is a sudden shift to pessimism. People's

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 23rd, 2008 Bruce Stewart

Three Ontario utilities energized with shared customer information system

Sharing a common customer information management system could save Ontario utilities millions of dollars – savings that could potentially be passed on to consumers.Such a shared system has been created by London's Hydro

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 13th, 2008 Kavita Gosyne

Wireless traffic at U.S. political conventions expected to create havoc

U.S. presidential nominating conventions used to be criticized as "smoke-filled rooms" because of the cigars that party politicians smoked while they decided on a candidate. Now the delegates are toting Blackberries instead of

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: August 26th, 2008 Stephen Lawson