IDC predicts smartphone slump, softer ICT growth for Canada in 2016

Sluggish oil prices will take a bigger bite out of Canada’s 2016 tech sector growth than previously expected, IDC predicted Thursday. The sector will likely grow by 2.4 per cent next year, said

Published on: December 4th, 2015 Christine Wong

How 21st century leaders are preparing for 2016

Everything around us is changing faster than we could ever imagine. While many business leaders are embracing the change, there are those who are still trying to manage it. It cannot be managed

Published on: December 1st, 2015 Ayelet Baron


7 predictions for the 21st century organization in 2015

There is a lot of hype about the future of work, but many of the changes we will see in 2015 and in future years are already taking shape. What we will experience

Published on: December 16th, 2014 Ayelet Baron

Network intrusions: A 2015 prediction from Howard Solomon, former editor at ITWorldCanada.com

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ALIvWJbsnE4 In the year 2015, the ability of IT to detect network intrusions won't improve. There will be more stunning attacks, so your job in the short run is defense. Train staff on

Published on: December 15th, 2014 ITBusiness Staff

2015 Predictions by Brian Jackson, Editor of ITBusiness.ca

In the year 2015... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H-ZuUm8WoWE Apple Pay will stay out of Canada. Banks will continue to push their own mobile apps as a method of digital payment rather than make a deal with

Published on: December 10th, 2014 Brian Jackson

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

Deloitte’s mobility predictions from its TMT 2014 report

Wearable technology is on the rise while voice calls are on the decline and device sales are hitting a plateau, Deloitte LLP predicts for 2014. The professional services firm upheld its annual tradition

Published on: January 14th, 2014 Brian Jackson

3 predictions for digital video advertising in 2014

When YouTube launched in 2005, it presented a slew of new possibilities for how individuals consumed their video content. Now, almost a decade later, the digital videos found on YouTube and elsewhere are

Published on: January 4th, 2014 Candice So

5 social media predictions from HootSuite

If you're not on social media, you're missing out - at least, that's what Ryan Holmes, CEO of Vancouver's HootSuite Media Inc., is predicting for next year. HootSuite, which raised about $165 million

Published on: December 12th, 2013 Candice So

8 cyber-security threats to prepare for in 2014

Just like those running legitimate businesses, hackers and cyber-criminals alike will be making New Year's resolutions to improve their efficiency and hone their techniques to get a bigger impact for their efforts, according

Published on: November 15th, 2013 Brian Jackson

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

Published on: January 15th, 2013 Jeff Jedras

2013 will be year of crowdfunding and brain controlled computing

It's that time of year again. The tech journalists at IT World Canada are gazing into their crystal balls once again and prognosticating on what developments the tech industry will see in 2013.

Published on: December 7th, 2012 Brian Jackson

2013: The year Jeff Bezos gets a toupee

What surprises does 2013 hold for the tech industry? Will Research In Motion come back to prominence with the BlackBerry 10 platform? Will Apple release yet another iPhone to an enthusiastic worldwide reception?

Published on: December 7th, 2012 Shane Schick