NetSuite builds on cloud legacy with 3 key business development planks

SAN JOSE -- My first cloud computing conference, and the anticipation of the crowd is palpable as people from around the globe have gathered at SuiteWorld 2014. The Commonwealth is well represented –

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 15th, 2014 Marylka Empey

Could the Canadian public service ever store data in the cloud?

When speaking about cloud, the terms “data sovereignty” and “data residency” come up frequently.  Within the private sector, there is still a great deal of FUD (fear, uncertainty, and doubt) about topics such

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 14th, 2014 Brian Bourne

Salesforce.com launches ‘Social Studio’ melding Radian6 with Buddy Media

Salesforce.com announced today that it is combining acquisitions Radian6 and Buddy Media into one Social Studio product that combines both analytics and listening with engagement and publishing. The new product takes the listening

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 6th, 2014 Brian Jackson

Asus unveils two new Chromebooks

Asustek Computer Inc. announced the launch of two new Chromebooks today, an 11.6-inch model and a 13.3-inch model both powered by Intel's Bay Trail-M processors. Several manufacturers have been selling budget-priced laptop computers

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 6th, 2014 Brian Jackson

Oracle brings together acquisitions for Marketing Cloud launch

Oracle Corp. announced yesterday its vision to tie together recent acquisitions BlueKai, Compendium, Eloqua, and Responsys into the Oracle Marketing Cloud, doubling down on the busy software-as-a-service space that sees several major software

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 1st, 2014 Brian Jackson

CIO-CMO collaboration key to company modernization: roundtable

We've all heard of the concept of work-life balance and come to terms with the fact that technology has resulted in the blurring of the lines between time spent in the office and

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: April 24th, 2014 Brian Jackson

Toshiba’s Chromebook is OK… for a Chromebook

I get the interest in Chromebooks, I really do. In a cloud-connected world where freely available, access-anywhere software is the norm, Google's lean approach makes a lot of sense. For less than the

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: April 15th, 2014 Brian Jackson

Heartbleed a reminder of need for strong security practices: Bitcoin community

The Heartbleed vulnerability that has people busy changing their passwords for many effected popular websites may be a welcome change of conversation about cyber-security in the Bitcoin community. Before the flaw in the

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: April 13th, 2014 Brian Jackson

‘Unsend’ feature finally comes to email

Vanessa Hojda was an unknown Toronto-based York University student before she accidentally attached a photo of Nicolas Cage instead of her resume to an email job application. After sharing her mishap on her

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: April 3rd, 2014 Brian Jackson

Harvard chief digital officer: Infuse ‘data-informed thinking’ into the culture

The importance of the chief digital officer will only increase over the coming years. Gartner predicts that some 25 per cent of businesses will have a Chief Digital Officer (CDO) by 2015.  Having

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: April 1st, 2014 Brian Clendenin

Gartner’s top 10 software vendors by revenue shows ‘sea change’ for 2013

Salesforce.com is the world's fastest growing software vendor that makes annual revenue over $3 billion with a growth rate of 33.3 per cent between 2012 and 2013, according to Stamford, Ct.-based analyst firm

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: March 31st, 2014 Brian Jackson

Adobe Digital Marketing Summit: Early peek at announcements, updates

SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH - Adobe Inc. is set to announce better platform integration of its digital marketing solutions, new mobile marketing tools, and results from a global survey of marketers this week

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: March 25th, 2014 Brian Jackson

New York Times CIO: ‘spot trends’ to drive innovation

Data-driven innovation challenges organizations to build not only technical architectures that leverage technologies to gain previously impossible insights into their business and customers, but also to build “trust” of the data to improve

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: March 14th, 2014 Brian Clendenin

Office 365 Personal Canadian pricing matches US pricing

From clothing to book prices to software licences, Canadians are used to shelling out more money than their neighbours south of the border for many products. That practice made sense when our dollar

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: March 14th, 2014 Brian Jackson