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

Replace written messages with video using Vidyard’s new enterprise tool

Like Facebook Inc., Kitchener, Ont.-based Vidyard envisions a future with video as the dominant medium - one that uses its new platform to replace emails with video messages to colleagues, clients, and customers

Published on: January 11th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

HP describes main failure around firmware outcry as ‘communication’ problem

PALO ALTO, Calif. – An open letter alleging that HP Inc. intentionally programmed a recent security firmware update to shut down OfficeJet Pro printers using third-party ink cartridges presented a communication opportunity the

Published on: September 29th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood


Why I started learning code: a marketer’s perspective

By Alexandra Reid  If you’ve read any of our posts here, you will know that we’re heavily involved in the Canadian and international startup scenes, from Ottawa to Montreal all the way to B.C.’s

Published on: October 3rd, 2012 Francis Moran

Keeping good online reputation important for small business too

It’s a dog-eat-dog online world out there. Just ask any business owner that’s seen their online reputation ruined by one scorching review on Yelp, or an angry customer causing trouble on the Web

Published on: September 13th, 2012 Brian Jackson

Talk to the face: Canadians still prefer in-person meetings

In a recent study conducted by Ipos Open Think Exchange (IPOS OTS) and Ipos Global @dvisor, 88 per cent of the survey’s 500 Canadian respondents prefer in-person meetings versus telephone meetings. Interesting results,

Published on: September 4th, 2012 Michelle Warren

Linking is not copyright infringement, Federal Court finds

By Danny Titolo Justice Rennie of the Federal Court of Canada recently issued a ruling in the ever so uncertain area of online content. The lawsuit concerned Richard Warman and the National Post

Published on: July 12th, 2012 Monica Goyal

Don’t just tell, communicate with your audience

By Michelle Warren Have you witnessed a powerful keynote presentation recently? During these staples of the business scene in the IT industry, senior level executives deliver informative presentations to audiences ranging in size

Published on: June 29th, 2012 Michelle Warren

Yammer acquired by Microsoft for $1.2 billion: reports

Yammer Inc. has agreed to acquisition by Microsoft Corp. for $1.2 billion, the Wall Street Journal is reporting - attributing the news to a "person familiar with the matter." If the deal has

Published on: June 15th, 2012 Juan Carlos Perez

Is that email a phishing scam? Here’s how to tell

Email phishing scams have grown more sophisticated since they first began popping up in corporate inboxes in the 1990s. Early phishing emails were relatively easy to detect as they were characterized by poor

Published on: April 10th, 2012 Meridith Levinson

Show Me the Money – Innovation Opportunities From Networked Vehicles

The rapid surge in the number and importance of driver-assist and mobile devices is pushing “networked” to the front of the value chain, according to Joachim Taiber, Research Professor at Clemson University’s renowned

Published on: March 20th, 2012 Barry Gander

Contingency plan helps Wind Mobile weather Blockbuster closures

After its retail partner Blockbuster Canada announced it would be closing many of its locations across Canada, you might expect that Wind Mobile would be in trouble. But fortunately for the wireless carrier,

Published on: May 31st, 2011 Harmeet Singh

Free to low-cost video conferencing for SMBs

Everyone is talking about those telepresence systems that make a video conference look so real you'd almost think you were in the same room with the people at the other end. Very nice,

Published on: November 9th, 2010 Grant Buckler