Canada’s banks leading in digital transformation by embracing rivals: PwC

Canada’s banks are becoming digital transformation leaders by collaborating with their fintech counterparts, according to a new report by consulting firm PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC). Financially speaking, what the organization calls “the big six” (Bank

Published on: March 20th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Canada a bright spot for tech investment in 2016

Canada wrapped up 2016 on a high note when it came to investment in venture capital-backed companies, according to a recent report, bucking the global trend of a 10 per cent decline in

Published on: February 1st, 2017 Gary Hilson

CRA to expand EFT audits in 2017, PwC warns

The next two years will see an expansion of the Canada Revenue Agency's efforts to review international funds transfers (EFTs), which means many taxpayers can expect to see an “EFT letter” next year, according

Published on: January 3rd, 2017 Gary Hilson

15% of Toronto jobs tech-related, new report finds

It looks like Ontario's capital has earned its reputation as "Silicon Valley North." A new report by industry organization TechToronto has found that more than 400,000, or 15 per cent, of the city's

Published on: October 18th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Relying on human judgment for business decisions a costly mistake, PwC says

Big data gives enterprises an unprecedented opportunity to streamline their operations, increase revenue, and plan for the future, but few businesses are taking advantage, both in Canada and abroad, according to a new

Published on: June 29th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

ATB Financial, PwC leaders receive top marks in Glassdoor’s Canadian CEO list

The leaders behind an Alberta financial services institution, a human resources software maker, and two high-profile consultation firms are among the five CEOs with the highest rate of support from Canadian employees, according

Published on: June 8th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

PwC Canada recognizes Celestica, Farmers Edge with innovation awards

A tech-driven farming startup and an industry-hopping supply-chain management firm are among the winners of this year's Vision to Reality (V2R): Innovator of the Year Awards, consulting firm PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) Canada announced this evening.

Published on: April 14th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

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