Canadian Olympians to get a big data edge from SAS Canada

TORONTO – Canadian Olympic hero Mark Tewksbury, who won a historic Gold medal for Canada in the 100-metre backstroke at the 1992 Barcelona games, told Tech In Sports he more than likely missed

Published on: January 19th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

MLB gets QuickSight analysis from AWS

LAS VEGAS – It’s the bottom of the ninth inning and the home team is losing by one run. The good news is that the team has a runner in scoring position at

Published on: December 3rd, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

Amazon re-imagining databases with Aurora

LAS VEGAS - Amazon Web Services, Inc. took a shot at traditional database vendors at its Re: Invent show. AWS CEO Andy Jassy said Aurora is a commercial style database service that companies

Published on: December 1st, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

The economy of the future

When it comes to considering the economy of the future, it should be encouraging that none other than the Government of Canada not only recognizes that we're in an era of fast and

Published on: October 4th, 2016 Dave Landry Jr

Reimagining the football helmet for safety

If football fans were asked to name one helmet maker; the answer would mostly likely be Riddell. As the CFL season is well underway and the NFL season is about to kickoff soon,

Published on: September 1st, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

Former UFC fighter says data analytics should be used in MMA

CHICAGO – Should UFC mixed martial art (MMA) fighters use data analytics to improve their chances of winning matches? If you ask former UFC fighter turned broadcaster Brian Stann, the answer is an

Published on: August 8th, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

LinkedIn releases new Tinder-like app to connect students with hot jobs

With unemployment rates for Canadian youth hovering around 13 per cent - and nearly half of those employed in part-time jobs - college and university graduates face an uphill battle when commencing their

Published on: May 13th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Versium brings top-drawer marketing analytics to the masses with new service

Pretend you work in the marketing department of an online university. You have a list of hundreds of thousands of potential students that you could target with the school’s next direct mail campaign,

Published on: January 27th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Industrial Internet of Things: where technology and industry converge

Industrial Internet of Things, or IIoT, is promising the industrial sector-wide opportunities to solve everlasting real-world problem in areas such as embedded systems, automation and robotics which spans across almost all industries such as automotive,

Published on: December 4th, 2015 Tamer Marzouk

From Big Pink to big data:  How crunching numbers helps the music industry

The Loser Now Bob Dylan said that the times were a-changin’ in the mid-1960’s.  Truer today than he, or anyone could have imagined, the world of the musician is in a state of

Published on: August 25th, 2015 Robert Cordray

Content marketing platform adds deep data science to marketer’s arsenal

A Toronto-based content marketing and live publishing SaaS platform is boosting its big data capabilities with the acquisition of a New York City-based influence analytics marketing platform. ScribbleLive announced its acquisition on Wednesday

Published on: April 15th, 2015 Jeff Jedras

Behavioural analytics can save you from a bad hire

If you’ve ever had to hire a new employee, you’ve probably shed a small tear as you stare at a stack of resumes and wonder where to start. And anyone who has applied

Published on: March 9th, 2015 Jeff Jedras

DataHero has integrated with Google Analytics to bring you no-fuss charts and visualizations

DataHero Inc. has launched a new integration with Google Analytics, giving users the ability to export their data directly into DataHero and start building charts and visualizations, without needing to do any of

Published on: December 19th, 2014 Candice So

Square and SumAll team up to help small businesses boost their sales and marketing efforts

Square Inc. is bringing its partnership with SumAll to Canada, giving businesses and marketers access to SumAll’s data analytics through Square’s dashboard. In September, Square announced it'd be teaming up with SumAll, a

Published on: December 9th, 2014 Candice So