2015 predictions: The future of Canadian retail

In 2015, the face of retail in Canada will drastically change into showroom style boutiques and branded ecosystems - creating new opportunities for brands, distributors and retailers to engage consumers in-person and virtually

Published on: December 16th, 2014 Ashley Huffman

The future of work is here: Industry lines are blurring in the 21st century

While technological developments make life easier and more efficient, they often contribute to the demise of industries that rely on the old ways of life. Perhaps the most dangerous belief in business is

Published on: November 18th, 2014 Ayelet Baron

Building connected networks is the most important skill of the 21st century

The most important skill we need to develop for the 21st century is our ability to build strong partnerships. At the core of this is our relationships. Industry lines are blurring. We no

Published on: September 15th, 2014 Ayelet Baron

Our ability to dream unleashes innovation in the 21st century of possibilities

Lately I have been questioning the right and wrong I was brought up to believe. As I get older, I find that some of the notions that were instilled in me and labeled

Published on: August 1st, 2014 Ayelet Baron

The competitive advantage of cultural diversity in the workplace

Globalization brings both opportunities and challenges for organizations. Front and centre to the discussion of globalization is cultural workplace diversity. Cultural diversity can be a strength that enables an organization to thrive with

Published on: July 4th, 2014 Brian Clendenin

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

Published on: July 3rd, 2014 Candice So

Smartphones are a “disruptive device” for innovation, ARM CEO says

TAIWAN - The CEO of ARM, Simon Segars, came to Computex Taipei to talk at the Summit Forum about enabling innovation this week. Technology is getting more personal and that is an opportunity for both consumers

Published on: June 6th, 2014 Eric Floresca

Kelowna to build $35M innovation hub

Kelowna, B.C. is about to get its own $35 million innovation hub that brings together academic researchers, government property, and private sector players to boost entrepreneurship in the region, according to Accelerate Okanagan.

Published on: May 15th, 2014 Brian Jackson

ITAC calling for Ingenious Awards nominations

If you know a company that is accomplishing some amazing things in the information and communications technology (ICT) field, here's your chance to help it get the recognition it deserves. Ottawa-based Information Technology

Published on: May 8th, 2014 Brian Jackson

WebsiteBox: One year and 5,000 new customers later

York Region’s WebsiteBox  celebrated its one year birthday last month with an announcement that it has signed up more than 5,000 new customers during its first year in business. Launched in January 2013

Published on: April 17th, 2014 Jonathon Shore

Canadian technology awards celebrate ‘Made in Canada’

After Scott Vanstone’s wife, Sherry Shannon-Vanstone, received a posthumous award in her husband’s honour, she mentioned his dedication to teaching and to furthering the Canadian tech scene through his students. Vanstone, a former

Published on: March 27th, 2014 Candice So

New York Times CIO: ‘spot trends’ to drive innovation

Data-driven innovation challenges organizations to build not only technical architectures that leverage technologies to gain previously impossible insights into their business and customers, but also to build “trust” of the data to improve

Published on: March 14th, 2014 Brian Clendenin

Cisco to open Internet of Things lab in Toronto

Cisco Systems Inc. will set up a $100 million “Internet of Everything” innovation lab in Toronto where organizations can develop M2M solutions when it moves into its new Canadian headquarters next year. In

Published on: March 5th, 2014 Howard Solomon

What a hackathon can teach your company about agility

Trying to stay relevant in 2014 can feel pretty impossible. If you’re a frequent viewer of Mashable.com and Gizmodo.com, the pace at which things happen is staggering. Luckily, the secret behind this agility

Published on: March 3rd, 2014 Ashley Huffman