Windows 10 set to move past major milestone this week

Windows 10 is due to pass its next big landmark on its way to commercial release later this year with an all-day event planned at Microsoft Corp. headquarters in Redmond. Here's what ZDNet

Published on: January 19th, 2015 Brian Jackson

Does your SMB have a business case for Windows Server 2003 migration?

Your SMB may not have a business case for Windows Server 2003 migration.  That’s right.  While slim, there is a chance that you may not need to go through the painstaking process of upgrading

Published on: January 13th, 2015 Dave Yin

Why the marketing metrics you care about are ‘OMG! bad’

Bad news marketers - all your efforts to connect the customer satisfaction ratings and Net Promoter Score (NPS) to a solid return on investment for your business are doomed to fail, according to

Published on: January 12th, 2015 Brian Jackson

The new version of Internet Explorer in Windows 10 lets you doodle on web pages and access Cortana

Microsoft Corp. is working on a massive revamp of Internet Explorer, which will appear  alongside Windows 10 later this year. The Redmond, Wash.-based company has given a code name to the latest version

Published on: January 8th, 2015 Candice So

Microsoft rolling out 30 new features for the new release of Parature

Microsoft Corp. is rolling out its newest release of Parature, a solution that helps businesses manage their customer service experiences across different channels like the web, email, social media, online chat, and help

Published on: January 7th, 2015 Candice So

Nokia Lumia 635: here’s what you sacrifice for this budget smartphone

We set out to review the top 10 business smartphones for 2014 so you know what device is right to buy for you. While some of devices didn’t quite make the cut to

Published on: January 1st, 2015 Alex Davies

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

How Parllay is using ‘relevance’ to bridge the gap between doing marketing and making sales

If there’s one thing social media marketers can learn from search engine marketers, it’s this: Relevance. So says Tarek Najm, CEO of Parllay Inc., a new startup based in Kirkland, Wash. Najm spent

Published on: December 12th, 2014 Candice So

2015 predictions: Windows 10 will be released, for a price

The state of Windows 10 as it currently stands is a technical preview that is somewhat amorphous as Microsoft Corp. issues new updates and fixes to the current build. The difference is that

Published on: December 3rd, 2014 Brian Jackson


If you’re a Microsoft Dynamics CRM user, Cortana could be your newest assistant

Microsoft Corp. is releasing a slew of updates to its Dynamics line of products, with its latest releases aimed at making the tools more attractive for business employees in marketing, sales, and service.

Published on: December 3rd, 2014 Candice So

Top 10 business smartphones: Nokia Lumia 830

The new Nokia Lumia 830 is the latest Windows Phone to come to Canada and has been dubbed by Microsoft Corp. as its ‘affordable flagship.’ It is the first device to ship with

Published on: November 14th, 2014 Alex Davies

Microsoft Lync to become Skype for Business

Microsoft Corp. plans to release the next version of its Lync software in the first half of next year, but will be rebranding it as Skype for Business, according to a blog post

Published on: November 12th, 2014 Brian Jackson

Office mobile not free for business after all

Yesterday Microsoft Corp. released news it was changing its approach to its Office mobile strategy, saying it was "bringing Office to everyone" and would allow full-featured free versions on Android and iOS platforms.

Published on: November 7th, 2014 Brian Jackson