What does it mean to be a Chief Innovation Officer?

We caught up with Terry Stuart, chief innovation officer at Deloitte, at Salesforce.com's Dreamforce conference last month, and interviewed him in front of the world's largest inflatable structure. The topics coming up at

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: December 4th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Canadian businesses slower to embrace data analysis, study finds

Canadian businesses are eyeing data analytics with keener interest than ever before, but many of them have been slow to start using data to make decisions, says a new study from Deloitte Analytics.

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: August 15th, 2013 Candice So

Series “A” financing: Will it be crunch, cliff, or sustainable customers?

Much has been written in recent months of  The Series "A" Crunch. Some view it as an epidemic that will cause the startup bubble to burst. Others see in as a rain storm

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 15th, 2013 Gerard Buckley

Canadian business leaders worried about stagnation: report

While North American business leaders are largely no longer concerned about their own company’s prospects, they are concerned about a stagnating market, which is tempering hopes for sales and plans for hiring. According

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: April 3rd, 2013 Jeff Jedras

Few tech firms make Deloitte’s list of Canada’s best managed companies

The Deloitte list of Canada’s Best Managed Companies for 2012 is out, and not many technology firms made the cut this year. Established in 1993, the annual list recognizes excellence in Canadian owned

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: March 4th, 2013 Jeff Jedras

Crowdfunding will grow and the PC will live: Deloitte’s 2013 predictions

We're coming to the end of the annual raft of year-ahead technology trend predictions, but Deloitte has their annual Technology, Media & Telecommunication predictions in under the wire and there are several that

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: January 15th, 2013 Jeff Jedras

Vancouver surveillance solutions developer tops Deloitte’s Technology Fast 50

Professional services firm Deloitte released its annual Technology Fast 50 ranking Tuesday, showing an overall decline in growth from previous years but highlighting a number of innovative technology companies that are managing to

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 13th, 2012 Jeff Jedras

How SMBs can cut through the mobile commerce hype

Doug MacDonald has a warning about mobile commerce for Canada's small and medium sized businesses: don't believe the hype. There's so much information coming out each week about new mobilepayment, banking and e-commerce

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: June 18th, 2012 Christine Wong

Startup news round-up: May 9, 2012

Here's the startup news making headlines today on other Web sites and blogs. New Brunswick events Deloitte is hosting three events in New Brunswick during June 6 and 7 that will be of

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

2012 will see rise of the two tablet household, Deloitte predicts

Mobile payments, big data, and the rise of multi-tablet households will likely dominate IT trends this year, according to a list of key tech predictions presented Tuesday by Deloitte & Touche LLP. About

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: January 18th, 2012 Christine Wong

Canadian entrepreneurs don’t fear risk – investors do

By Christine Wong Penny for your thoughts? Canada’s high tech startups would love to raise some pretty pennies for theirs. The fledgling firms are brimming with bright ideas, but can’t raise enough cash

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 27th, 2011 Christine Wong

Trio of tech firms achieve ‘best managed’ recognition

Some were veterans, others newcomers to 2010’s list of Canada’s 50 Best Managed Companies, but good people are vital to good business, according to several tech companies featured on the list.  Commitment to

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: March 2nd, 2011 Harmeet Singh

Cash crunch, rising loonie slows Canadian tech growth

Inadequate funding is stalling the growth of Canadian tech companies, a new report reveals. The massive slowdown has come after a decade of huge gains, according to the 2008 Technology Fast 50 report

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: September 29th, 2008 Kavita Gosyne

Inside the corporate social networks of four tech companies

Microsoft calls it TownSquare. Deloitte hosts D Street. IBM has its Beehive, and Best Buy its BlueShirt Nation. No, it's not a real estate explosion. In industries from retail to high tech, banking

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: August 13th, 2008 Mary Brandel