IoT? “Never heard of it,” say over half of Canadian businesses

Almost nine out of 10 Canadian businesses admit they aren’t fully utilizing digital technology and their own lack of knowledge may be partly to blame, a new Microsoft Canada survey reveals. Although half

Published on: November 19th, 2015 Christine Wong

Ottawa IoT startup Beagle Sense plans to donate sensors to schools

Ottawa startup Beagle Sense, which produces wireless sensors, will be offering its sensors for free to K-12 public and private schools across Canada and the US. Beagle Sense's various environmental sensors are designed

Published on: November 13th, 2015 David Hamilton

The most hackable holiday gifts [Infographic]

With the holiday season fast approaching, consumers should be careful about what tech gifts they might be unwrapping. Intel Security has released an infographic of the "Most Hackable Holiday Gifts" to help ensure Canadians stay secure while

Published on: November 12th, 2015 David Hamilton

GM Canada calls on University of Waterloo engineers to get “connected car” rolling

In its efforts to bring is vision of a "connected car" to the road, GM Canada has committed $1 million towards the University of Waterloo's Engineering Faculty, which it will use to research advanced materials and develop

Published on: November 11th, 2015 David Hamilton

Ontario healthcare provider signs $300-million “smart hospital” deal with Philips

The Internet of Things stands to revolutionize many industries including healthcare where the quick exchange of information between patients, staff, and devices could lead to improved quality and efficiency - and even save

Published on: November 11th, 2015 David Hamilton

Unified communications and collaboration can drive productivity gains

With workplaces becoming more mobile and, well, more millennial, there’s an even greater need for unified communications and collaboration (UCC) technologies. And bonus – they can also drive important productivity gains. The Enterprise

Published on: October 21st, 2015 Jeff Jedras

The Internet of Things and the customer experience

We’ve talked a bit about the Internet of Things (IoT) in terms of what technologies and trends are driving the market: Huge volumes of information are being collected, whether in structured or unstructured

Published on: October 15th, 2015 Dave Webb

The ROI of IoT: How to make the Internet of things benefit your bottom line

We’ve examined how IoT can improve the customer experience, improve loyalty, and give a savvy organization the opportunity to deliver the right offer to the right customer at the right time. All but

Published on: October 12th, 2015 Dave Webb

Starting small for big success with the Internet of Things

The Internet of Things, even when it is spoken of in terms of transforming businesses and lives and resulting in trillions of dollars of incremental revenues across a multitude of industries, can seem

Published on: October 8th, 2015 Robert Dutt

What you need to know about the Internet of Things

There used to be this thing called the World Wide Web. It was an application built on top of the infrastructure of the Internet, itself built on an American defense project to link

Published on: October 5th, 2015 Dave Webb

Go digital or get sideswiped, Cisco IoE chief warns Canadian banks

Canadian banks could be sideswiped by upstart rivals if they don’t heed customer demand for digital services, Cisco’s global Internet of Everything strategist warned on Wednesday. During his keynote presentation at the FinTech

Published on: October 1st, 2015 Christine Wong

Internet of Things: It’s not just for IT managers

While it will likely be the IT organization that drives the implementation of the Internet of Things within a company, it will be line of business users from marketing to sales that truly

Published on: October 1st, 2015 Jeff Jedras

Developing an IoT plan: does your strategy stack up?

We’re hearing a lot these days about the Internet of Things (IoT) and its potential to fundamentally change the way we do business, but many companies are just developing their strategy, and are

Published on: September 29th, 2015 Jeff Jedras

Securing the Internet of Things

The recent hack of a Jeep Cherokee, in which security researchers took control of the vehicle from ten miles away, controlled windshield wipers, entertainment system, steering, transmission, and even disabled the brakes, causing

Published on: September 28th, 2015 Lynn Greiner