Discover the value of analytics [sponsored]

In this video, hosted by Jim Love, CIO of IT World Canada, we hear from marketing and technology leaders as they share their perspectives on why analytics matter and just how growth can

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 7th, 2014 IT World Canada Staff

The untapped potential of the surveillance camera

Don’t call them security cameras. Closed-circuit television cameras suffer from typecasting: the grainy VHS footage, shoplifters caught on camera, suspects leaving the scene of a crime. Of course, I certainly won’t deny or

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 4th, 2014 Robert Moore

Exit interview: Ann Cavoukian leaves privacy watch dog role to lead Ryerson’s big data institute

In the 15 years that Ann Cavoukian has been the Ontario Information and Privacy Commissioner, the very definition of privacy itself has evolved with the digital age. Cavoukian is the first commissioner to

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: June 24th, 2014 Nestor Arellano

Big data and self-service – A Q&A with Information Builders’ Jake Freivald

With business intelligence driving more and more decisions within companies both large and small, New York-based Information Builders has been working to give its customers more “self-service” options. That mantra was repeated during

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: June 12th, 2014 Candice So

How Torstar Digital is making use of its data

ORLANDO – For a digital marketer, the sight of a chart or a graph showing data on how a campaign is doing is nothing new. After all, a big part of digital marketing

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: June 11th, 2014 Candice So

Information Builders providing ‘self-service’ analytics

Updated on June 12 at 11:55 a.m. ET with analyst comments. ORLANDO - Information Builders has launched a new way for businesses to analyze their data – but it’s not just geared towards

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: June 10th, 2014 Candice So

SAP upgrades HANA and forges new cloud partnerships

SAP doubled down on HANA as its future technology platform for running all of its own applications, plus integrating with partners and customers as it announced a major update to its in-memory database

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: June 4th, 2014 Brian Jackson

Engagement Labs launches free social analytics tool

Here’s a pro tip for businesses doing social on a budget – a Canadian social media measurement firm is now launching a free tool for social media analytics and benchmarking. On Monday, Montreal-based

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: June 2nd, 2014 Candice So

Can chief data officers become the heroes of big data?

  While bigger businesses in specific industries have employed Chief Data Officers (CDOs) for awhile, they remain relatively rare birds. Not surprisingly the rise of CDOs and the use of the term “big

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 28th, 2014 Chris Thierry

Askuity launches platform to bridge gap between suppliers and retailers

When Eric Green co-founded Planet People Co., a company creating and packaging eco-friendly cleaning products, he learned very quickly how difficult it is to get information from the retailers selling his products on

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 28th, 2014 Candice So

The overlap between electronic health records and big data

By Drew Settles, Technology Advice You cannot manage what you cannot measure. And if you can’t measure it, you can’t improve it. These management adages are particularly resonant when it come to electronic

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 27th, 2014 TechnologyAdvice

HootSuite giving users business insights with uberVU Boards

HootSuite Inc., the Vancouver-based social media platform, has announcing another integration into its App Directory this week - this time with one of its own acquisitions. After scooping up social analytics platform uberVU

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 2nd, 2014 Candice So

IBM to simplify data analytics for novice users, developers

LAS VEGAS – IBM Corp. is adding two new features to its data analytics portfolio, aimed at helping businesses refine their data and get more out of what it has to say. During

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: April 30th, 2014 Candice So

How ‘prescriptive analytics’ could automate business decisions

By Cameron Graham, TechnologyAdvice In our last post we discussed what the on-going trend of consumerization would mean for the business intelligence (BI) market, and specifically those working inside it. However, that’s only

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: April 25th, 2014 TechnologyAdvice