Tech titans tell Gartner symposium: be a ‘digital humanist’

We started the day with a keynote from Satya Nadella, CEO, Microsoft Corp. and we finished the day with the inventor of the Apple II - Steve Wozniak. A lot happened in between. Nadella

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 9th, 2014 Jim Love

Resistance is futile, businesses must blend digital humanists and machinists to avoid disruption: Gartner

Day two of the 2014 Gartner Symposium was all about the disruption and change that we are seeing as the digital revolution unfolds. Gartner’s looked at the pace and impact of digital change.

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 7th, 2014 Jim Love

Gartner symposium asks the big questions about world’s technological future

Day one of the 2014 Gartner Symposium saw BlackBerry and Microsoft executives give hints at their company's future direction and interaction with governments in a world demanding of heightened security and privacy. Gartner's

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 6th, 2014 Jim Love

A sneak peek into the second generation of wearable technology

Just when we've started to understand the implications of wearable technology, Seattle-based Reflx Labs comes along to give us a sneak peek into the possibilities of what the next generation of wearable technology will

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 14th, 2014 Karim Kanji

How companies can boost their digital innovation

It’s impossible to talk about any company in tech and avoid mentioning the word “digital.” But how does that concept play out for companies who may have made the jump to digital, and

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 3rd, 2014 Candice So

Cameco taps Telus Transformation Office pilot to boost employee engagement

Brett Elmgren, a leadership development specialist for Saskatoon-based uranium producer Cameco Corp. first met Dan Pontefract three years ago at a conference. Pontefract chief envisioner of the Telus Transformation Office (TTO) and author

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: April 16th, 2014 Brian Jackson

Canadians nab 33 Webby nominations

It's that time of year when the so-called "Oscars of the Internet" gears up for another awards show, 2014 marking the 18th annual Webby Awards. There's a record number of nominees from outside

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: April 8th, 2014 Brian Jackson

How Agria Pet Insurance is moving closer to a paperless office

A pet insurer is using document scanning to streamline its insurance claims in the U.K., turning to Kodak Alaris' software and scanner solution to make the paperless office more of a reality. In

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: March 21st, 2014 Candice So

How SMBs can harness digital technology

With small to mid-sized businesses (SMBs) pushing themselves to be more competitive and aiming to be more productive, one of the quickest ways to do this is to embrace digital technology. At least,

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: March 17th, 2014 Candice So

IT World Canada winner at Canadian Online Publishing Awards

IT World Canada won a gold award and two silver awards at the Canadian Online Publishing Awards for 2013, hosted Nov. 13 in Toronto. The March 2013 edition of Computing Canada, the digital

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 14th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Gartner Symposium opens by heralding age of Chief Digital Officer

I'm at the Gartner Symposium conference in Orlando where it is raining as I write this. What is the Gartner Symposium? It is advertised as THE technology conference to attend for CIOs and

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 8th, 2013 Catherine Aczel Boivie

AMD moves into embedded computing market with Hierofalcon and Bald Eagle

AMD Inc., the semiconductor maker based out of the U.S., today announced its game plan for the embedded computing market, bringing out both ARM and x86 processors geared towards engineers. Also called Advanced

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: September 10th, 2013 Candice So

Polar drops ‘Mobile’ from brand, shifts focus to native advertising

Toronto-based Polar Mobile is well known across Canada for its work developing mobile applications for big brand publishers. But after six years of working with more than 400 publishers, the company is doing

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: August 1st, 2013 Brian Jackson

Elevator Pitch: Qoints – how success is measured

Qoints is a startup involved with the fourth cohort at Toronto-based accelerator Incubes and it wants to help brands understand and measure the success of digital campaigns. Qoints co-founders Harris Maxwell and Cory

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 18th, 2013 Brian Jackson