FileMaker Pro 13 has a handy Web browser version, ramped up mobile features

FileMaker Inc. is rolling out a new version of its database software today– and this time, users will be able to access it directly from the Web. An Apple Inc. subsidiary, FileMaker creates

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: December 3rd, 2013 Candice So

SMBs would rather tidy desks than back up data, AVG study finds

If there was a list of deadly sins in data management, here's something that would probably be on it. According to a new study from anti-virus solutions provider AVG Technologies, about 37 per

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 18th, 2013 Candice So

The future of managing BYOD: race to mobile data management

With the bring your own device (BYOD) trend catching on within offices everywhere, businesses are thinking about how to integrate their employees' devices into their workplaces. The question is, how do you manage

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 24th, 2013 Candice So

Hire people who stay relevant, or your business will become irrelevant

Hiring workers who stay relevant in their fields is paramount if businesses hope to stay competitive – especially when it comes to driving sales and building relationships with customers. While we’ve often heard

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: June 19th, 2013 Candice So

Sciencescape cataloguing research papers everywhere, one essay at a time

Startup name: Sciencescape Presenter: Sam Molyneux, CEO and co-founder Funding: Closed seed funding of $1.1 million Startup premise: Sam Molyneux has always been involved in research. In a past life, before becoming a

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: June 13th, 2013 Candice So

Before adopting an app, plan for its death

It seems like every day there is a new Web tool or app launching that promises to make our professional or personal lives  just a tad easier. For all the users and businesses

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: April 9th, 2013 Eric Floresca

Big data train leaving the station without Canadian businesses

A study by research firm IDC Canada warns Canadian businesses are at risk of falling behind their international competitors when it comes to big data. Coincidentally, SAS Institute, which sponsored the study, has

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: December 5th, 2012 Jeff Jedras

Public-facing sites, workstations critical security risk: IBM

Major security breaches in 2011 were perpetrated by hackers who broke into secured networks using entry points such as employee workstations and devices, data servers and public-facing Web site, according to a report

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: March 9th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Use Microsoft’s SyncToy for free and simple backup solution

Most of us don't back up our files nearly often enough. I'm not sure I like living on the edge--after all, one wrong move with a coffee cup or one misstep at the

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: January 31st, 2012 Andrew Brandt

Dell’s new PowerEdge servers offer savings to small firms

By cutting the flab and offering only the essentials Dell Inc. has come up with a pair of penny-pinching, power-saving servers ideal for many small and medium-sized business operations.The Dell PowerEdge T110 II

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: January 23rd, 2012 Nestor Arellano

4 ways to keep you data centre cool in this scorching heat

Now that summer is in full swing, it's natural for IT shops to be concerned about keeping their data centres cool. But with limited budgets, keeping the data centre operating efficiently without blowing

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 22nd, 2011 Megan Santosus

Western Digital’s My Book Live brings network-attached storage to the masses

Western Digital's My Book series of consumer network-attached storage boxes has a new variant, the My Book Live. With new sharing features--including a file-sharing portal--and great performance, it brings the My Book line

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 15th, 2010 Jon Jacobi

Why government Open Data initiatives are a boon for business

An initiative to make public information residing in government databases more accessible to citizens is gaining ground and slowly unlocking business opportunities for many Canadian start-ups, according to adherents of the initiative. David

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 11th, 2010 Nestor Arellano

How to use CRM tools to crowd-source product strategy

In most product-driven firms, product planning is one of the highest leverage processes in the whole company. There's a huge difference in the profitability of a "hit" vs. a me-too product, and a

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 9th, 2010 David Taber