Weekly Top 3 Highlights – Microsoft goes open source, AdultFriendFinder hack, Deloitte’s Fast 50

IT World Canada's Brian Jackson and Alex Radu discuss the top stories of the week in tech news. This week, we discuss Microsoft's commitment to open source, the AdultFriendFinder hack and potential fallout,

Published on: November 18th, 2016 Alex Radu

BC and Alberta firms top this year’s Deloitte Fast 50 list

Consulting firm Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Ltd.'s technology arm has released its annual list of Canada's fastest-growing tech companies, and the names at the top are more diverse - in both location and workforce

Published on: November 16th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Inside Deloitte’s office of the future

Deloitte Canada's newest office is bold, unorthodox, stylish, attractive, and tech-driven - everything you'd expect from a group of accountants working at a 158-year-old firm, Toronto managing partner Ryan Brain jokes. And yet

Published on: October 5th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Apple partners with Deloitte to help enterprises adopt iPhones and iPads

Apple Inc. has taken another big step in its bid to frame its products as business-class devices, not just desirable consumer hardware, by forming a partnership with consulting firm Deloitte, it announced yesterday.

Published on: September 29th, 2016 Brian Jackson

Speed up the development of your company’s online hub with Salesforce Lightning Bolt

Enterprises and medium-sized businesses aiming to develop a personalized community hub for their users, partners, and employees just received a powerful new tool from customer relations management (CRM) giant Salesforce.com. Today the San

Published on: September 8th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Want to woo millennials? TV ads not your best option: Deloitte

Millennials - the cohort born between 1983 and 2001 whose members are now anywhere from 16 to 33 years old - are more influenced by social media and online reviews than by television

Published on: March 29th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Analysis of Adobe Summit 2016 with Bilal Jaffery at Deloitte Digital [video]

On the show floor of Adobe Summit 2016, Bilal Jaffery, digital practice lead at Deloitte Digital, discusses the news and philosophies on topic at the event, including an examination of Adobe's "third wave"

Published on: March 23rd, 2016 Brian Jackson

4 ways the Liberals’ 2016 budget could help Canada’s tech industry

As Department of Finance staff toil away in Ottawa to deliver the Liberal party's first federal budget under Justin Trudeau, many in the tech industry are waiting with bated breath to see what,

Published on: February 17th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

What surprises could the Liberals’ 2016 budget hold for Canada’s tech industry?

When Finance Minister Bill Morneau delivers the Liberal government’s long-awaited federal budget for 2016, there will be more than a few high-profile industries, including tech, anxiously watching to see how it might affect

Published on: February 16th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Deloitte gives itself an ‘A’ for 2015 predictions

Like its peers IDC, Gartner, and Forrester, London-founded, New York City-based consultation firm Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Ltd. produced a report early last year outlining its predictions for the Technology, Media, and Telecommunications sector

Published on: January 11th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Traffic tracking specialist Miovision makes Deloitte’s Fast 50 list

Miovision, a company that helps cities use video feeds to track and manage traffic, is one of Canada’s fastest growing technology companies at the 32nd spot in Deloitte Technology’s latest “Fast 50” list. Miovision’s

Published on: November 12th, 2015 David Hamilton

This is the fleeting era of the Chief Digital Officer, says Deloitte

If you're working at a Canadian business, chances are that you don't work with a chief digital officer (CDO) today. But it's more likely you'll be working with one in the next five

Published on: June 5th, 2015 Brian Jackson

Big data a challenge for CMOs, Deloitte survey finds

Although Canadian marketers increasingly see analytics as a crucial tool, unlocking big data is proving to be a big challenge, a new survey suggests. Sixty-six per cent of chief marketing officers (CMOs) say

Published on: January 28th, 2015 Christine Wong

Facebook’s economic impact upon the world? $227 billion, Deloitte says

With more than 1.3 billion people around the world on Facebook – so, about a seventh of the planet – it’s not exactly a secret that the Menlo Park, Calif.-based company has had

Published on: January 20th, 2015 Candice So