Softchoice director of strategic innovation Erika Van Noort enjoys one of the company's many new collaborative spaces during a visit to its Toronto headquarters on Aug. 23.

Published: August 24th, 2017


This Alberta-based provider started from the bottom to digitally transform

In order to digitally transform, Alberta-based electricity provider Enmax went back to the basics, starting with enhancing employee communication. Headquartered in Calgary, the Enmax business, through its subsidiaries, revolves around selling electricity to

Published on: June 7th, 2017 Alex Radu

The biggest secret to life (and work)

It’s time for each of us to realize the biggest change we need is one of mindset. We’ve been thinking a lot about competition lately. How so much of our society is set up

Published on: March 29th, 2017 Ayelet Baron

The definitive review of Microsoft Teams

The developer preview period of Microsoft Teams is over. Microsoft Corp's. new team collaboration tool is now available globally, adding a potentially new app to consider for your business. With competitors like Slack,

Published on: March 14th, 2017 Alex Radu

How to collaborate human-to-human with purpose: Working out loud in the digital age

Working out loud is about sharing what you are working on in a way that brings other people to understand how they can contribute to the work that is being done. When you

Published on: March 3rd, 2017 Ayelet Baron

Slack for Enterprise release to compete with Microsoft Teams

Vancouver-based collaboration software startup Slack Technologies Inc. is expected to announce its new Slack for Enterprise edition at an event in San Francisco on Tuesday morning, according to a report in Business Insider.

Published on: January 30th, 2017 Brian Jackson

Introducing new and ancient tools for the 21st century salesperson

We are already living in the 21st century and many of us are hanging on to practices, processes and systems that no longer serve us. When we continue to pile on much of

Published on: August 4th, 2016 Ayelet Baron

Busting the myths of the future of work: How not to lead in the 21st century

I am often invited to share interactive keynotes on the future of work and too often I am asked to highlight the best practices of companies like Google and Facebook. I rarely comply

Published on: May 20th, 2016 Ayelet Baron

Canadian Tire employees encouraged to use Facebook at Work

At Canadian Tire Corp. there are 2,500 employees that are logging into Facebook on a regular basis to post, comment, like, and share while they're on the clock - and their employer is

Published on: March 29th, 2016 Brian Jackson

Have you heard of the most powerful technology for business in the 21st century?

There is this old technology you may have heard of that is about to make a comeback to the business world. It is the secret sauce to the future of life and work

Published on: February 9th, 2016 Ayelet Baron

How CMOs and CIOs can foster cross-business unit collaboration

The eyes of most business leaders will glaze over during keynote speeches and start looking down at their smartphones during a so-so session, but give them a problem to solve and you'll never see a

Published on: November 6th, 2015 Shane Schick

BlackBerry expands BBM support for Macs & iPads; updates BBM Protected

BlackBerry has announced a number of initiatives to expand the functionality of its BlackBerry Messenger (BBM) app, including greater BBM Meetings support for Apple devices and greater IT controls for organizations using BlackBerry

Published on: June 29th, 2015 Jeff Jedras


Have you met the 21st century employee?

While resistance to change continues to be alive and well in many organizations, the world is changing every day. We are in a time when entire economies, organizations and industries are transforming. And

Published on: May 12th, 2015 Ayelet Baron

In the 21st century, we need less PowerPoint and more conversations

The future of work needs to be a burning issue for all leaders. The workplace will tap into the best people who have the skills and capabilities to get the job done. We

Published on: January 6th, 2015 Ayelet Baron