Wealthsimple, TD Bank among visionary finalists for PwC award

An online investment service, a retail management platform, the IT department of Ontario's Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care, and one of Canada's leading banks are among the tech-oriented nominees being recognized for

Published on: April 4th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

PwC: 4 steps to help Canadian retailers personalize the shopping experience

Canadians already take a multi-channel approach to shopping, often conducting research online or downloading apps onto their mobile devices before entering a store - and if retailers fail to accommodate them, they'll take

Published on: March 30th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Canadian banks work with (not against) FinTech startups to bring innovation to the industry: Report

Banking tends to have a reputation for adopting new technologies slowly and cautiously, but an emerging breed of financial technology or “FinTech” companies are aiming to disrupt the global banking industry, and a

Published on: March 11th, 2016 David Hamilton

4 ways the Liberals’ 2016 budget could help Canada’s tech industry

As Department of Finance staff toil away in Ottawa to deliver the Liberal party's first federal budget under Justin Trudeau, many in the tech industry are waiting with bated breath to see what,

Published on: February 17th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

What surprises could the Liberals’ 2016 budget hold for Canada’s tech industry?

When Finance Minister Bill Morneau delivers the Liberal government’s long-awaited federal budget for 2016, there will be more than a few high-profile industries, including tech, anxiously watching to see how it might affect

Published on: February 16th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

How to incorporate gamification into HR

From recruiting to training and development, gamification is beginning to take its place in the world of human resources. Simply put, gamification is the process of incorporating game elements like win-lose psychology, mechanics

Published on: June 8th, 2015 Roz Bahrami

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

Canada’s manufacturers: IT is our top operational spending priority

Although Canadian manufacturers list IT spending as a top priority, they're actually investing less in technology upgrades than they did last year.According to PwC's Manufacturing Barometer Report for Q2 2012, 63 percent of

Published on: August 27th, 2012 Christine Wong

Deadline looming for PwC tech awards

Time is running out to throw your firm's hat into the ring for the 2012 Vision to Reality Awards.PricewaterhouseCoopers Canada is accepting nominations for the awardsuntil July 13. The program honours Canadian technology

Published on: July 3rd, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Startup news round-up: May 15, 2012

Here's the startup news making headlines today on other Web sites and blogs. Canadian startups tell of talent woes, Toronto's mayor under fire, and Extreme Startups names its first five clients.Talent top startup

Published on: May 15th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Financial sector not investing enough in cybersecurity: PwC study

Too few organisations in the financial services sector are investing in the response mechanisms needed to cope with cybercrime incidents, a PwC survey has found.This is despite cybercrime now being a major cause

Published on: March 27th, 2012 John E. Dunn

CIOs lash out at compliance pressures

Canadian CIOs say their efforts to bring IT systems into compliance with government regulations have made them far less efficient and have brought little value other than being able to say “no” to

Published on: March 20th, 2007 Shane Schick

Do software vendors really know what their users are doing?

TORONTO – Canadian software companies should be conducting audits on their clients at least once every two or three years to get their money out of the 90 per cent who don't live

Published on: September 26th, 2006 Shane Schick