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

Vancouver Canucks use SAP Hybris to get personal with fans

Professional sports teams have been using data to improve their win-loss record for some time now, but the Vancouver Canucks are using data to improve other areas beyond the scoreboard. The NHL team partnered with

Published on: November 23rd, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

NHL players’ union takes a shot at mobile security with its own app

As a football star, Laremy Tunsil is an unlikely poster boy for cyber security in the world of pro hockey. Tunsil was the top ranked pick in April’s National Football League draft. Then,

Published on: October 5th, 2016 Christine Wong

Germany takes SAP Sports One with them to the Euro Cup

The 2016 Euro Cup Championship kicks off today with France – the tournament hosts – taking on Romania. Defending World Cup champions Germany come into this tournament a heavy favourite and besides having

Published on: June 10th, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

OpenTable still providing five-star service after 18 years in a changing market

Founded in 1998 by San Francisco-based entrepreneur Chuck Templeton, OpenTable, Inc. has been inviting diners to make reservations online and helping restaurants manage them once they arrive for nearly 20 years. Of course,

Published on: March 16th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Tech skills highly valued by today’s employers, LinkedIn data shows

LinkedIn Corp. has released its annual list of the top 25 skills valued by employers - and at least 20 of them are tech-related, both in Canada and around the world. Rather than "materials

Published on: March 2nd, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Customer intelligence firm Vision Critical spins off research consulting division

Vancouver-based customer intelligence software firm Vision Critical is spinning off its North American research and consulting division and selling it to international customer intelligence services firm Maru Group, the companies announced today. Operating

Published on: February 24th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Interac collaborates with IBM to introduce new secure digital payment service

As mobile payments - and the security risks associated with them - gain traction, the need to protect users' personal information grows too, a fact that hasn't escaped the notice of Canada's leading

Published on: February 22nd, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

New appointments at Indochino and Act-On Software

A pair of tech-related firms announced the hiring of two prominent executives today. Vancouver online and showroom-based menswear retailer Indochino Inc. announced that former Kit and Ace and Lululemon executive Clay Haeber would

Published on: February 2nd, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

No technology for you! Welcome to the practice of law

Members of the legal profession recognize that today’s technology is an essential tool and enabler to the practice of law in the 21st century. Earlier on however, the perceived complexity of actually using fax

Published on: January 29th, 2016 Lou Milrad

Don’t let programmatic advertising leave you behind, Adobe manager says

Since updating Adobe Media Optimizer, the programmatic advertising arm of its Marketing Cloud platform, Adobe Systems Inc. has been quick to let advertisers know what they stand to gain by using programmatic ads

Published on: January 25th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

New venture capital fund hopes to make Toronto the next Silicon Valley

A new Toronto-based venture capital fund co-founded by a Canadian tech veteran is aiming to change at least a corner of Canada’s startup landscape. Launched on Jan. 13 by former Rypple co-founder David

Published on: January 22nd, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

How Google is boosting cloud networks

One of the most advanced computer networks has been built by Google over the past decade. Thousands of miles fiber of optic cables serve as Google's backbone. Furthermore, Google uses advanced networking software

Published on: January 14th, 2016 Robert Cordray

How Encyclopaedia Britannica has remained relevant in a digital world

It's doubtful that when Edinburgh publishers Colin Macfarquhar and Andrew Bell released the first edition of the Encyclopaedia Britannica in 1768 that they had any notion of the upheavals that lay ahead for

Published on: December 23rd, 2015 Eric Emin Wood