How small businesses are successfully saving money with the cloud

Small businesses that avoid cloud services are spending more money than they need to. At least that's what findings from business software companies Exact and Pb7 research would suggest. These findings showsmall businesses

Published on: September 21st, 2015 Robert Cordray

Oplii brings cloud power to Alberta’s oil fields

The price of oil might be at recessionary levels, but that hasn't stopped one Calgary-based cloud software startup from targeting oil and gas producers as a client base. Oplii is a new operations

Published on: January 6th, 2015 Brian Jackson

What is Red Hat Canada’s open hybrid cloud strategy?

Paul Pinkney, technical director at Red Hat Canada, tells IT World Canada's Candice So about the company's open hybrid cloud strategies. He also shares about Red Hat Canada's bid to appeal to line-of-business

Published on: December 8th, 2014 Candice So

Letting your employees do this one thing might make them happier and more productive

Free lunches, lunchtime yoga, and beer at work – as great as these perks are, alone, a company culture they do not make. But what can boost employee satisfaction is the use of

Published on: December 3rd, 2014 Candice So

HP rolls out slate of big data services

HP Software has launched a new piece of its big data strategy, aiming to help both small and large organizations alike with using its analytics platform. Dubbing its new product “Haven OnDemand,” the

Published on: December 2nd, 2014 Candice So

Here’s why the Warner Music Group CTO thinks time to business value is the most important IT metric

Technology is driving change faster than most organizations can adapt. Many IT leaders struggle to add value to the business and must evolve their thinking or risk being disintermediated. It is not enough

Published on: November 21st, 2014 Brian Clendenin

What Telus’ new cloud-based tools can do for small businesses

Telus Corp. is launching two new cloud services for businesses headquartered in Canada – one is a suite of collaboration tools for employees, and the other is a contact centre for customer service

Published on: November 17th, 2014 Candice So

Canadian cloud services with skyrocketing revenue

Published on: November 14th, 2014 Brian Jackson

Time for business to care about IT infrastructure: IBM

It's time that line-of-business leaders became interested in their organization's IT infrastructure and its related capabilities, according to IBM Corp. Companies where business leaders are communicating with the IT department about their requirements

Published on: November 13th, 2014 Brian Jackson

A CMO to Know: Tom Ward, Qnext

As a new feature on for our special CMO Digital section, we’re featuring profiles of Canadian chief marketing officers and marketing executives. If you’re a CMO and you’d like to be included,

Published on: November 6th, 2014 Candice So

Sophos adds Android support to security cloud offering

Oxford, UK-based security vendor Sophos Ltd. updated its Sophos Cloud service on Tuesday to include support for Android devices, adding to its hosted security console that already supports desktops and iOS devices. Sophos

Published on: November 5th, 2014 Brian Jackson

Customization holds back some from rolling out Salesforce1

The journey of customers to becoming fully mobile businesses might be a bit longer than anticipated, according to a survey conducted at Dreamforce by an enterprise contentment management software firm. Seismic conducted

Published on: October 30th, 2014 Brian Jackson

Concur partners with Air Canada to account for ‘rogue travellers’

Many office accountants are familiar with the 'rogue travellers' in their company - those who refuse to follow corporate-mandated processes for booking travel and instead just log on to the airline's website to

Published on: October 29th, 2014 Brian Jackson

‘Fastest growing website in history’ scales with Microsoft Azure

London, Ont.-based Go Viral Inc. launched a new website, Diply, in November 2013. Today it sees 50 million page views per month to its bite-sized, pop-culture content that is partly user-generated. Diply has been

Published on: October 28th, 2014 Brian Jackson