Letting your employees do this one thing might make them happier and more productive

Free lunches, lunchtime yoga, and beer at work – as great as these perks are, alone, a company culture they do not make. But what can boost employee satisfaction is the use of

Published on: December 3rd, 2014 Candice So

What Telus’ new cloud-based tools can do for small businesses

Telus Corp. is launching two new cloud services for businesses headquartered in Canada – one is a suite of collaboration tools for employees, and the other is a contact centre for customer service

Published on: November 17th, 2014 Candice So

Banks and financial services eyeing the cloud, SAP and Ovum research says

The cloud isn’t just reserved for startups and other tech businesses – banks and financial services companies are looking to tap into it, too. That’s the conclusion of a survey released this week

Published on: September 12th, 2014 Candice So

How productive are your employees? VoloMetrix can give you the numbers

Half of the average person’s work week, or 20 hours of their 40-hour week, is spent sending emails and going to meetings – and that jumps even higher when it comes to senior

Published on: August 27th, 2014 Candice So

Symantec to pull Norton products together into one cloud-based suite

Symantec Corp. is going to be revamping its Norton product line this week, replacing its line of security products with one cloud-based suite. On Wednesday, Symantec announced it was going to be pulling

Published on: August 22nd, 2014 Candice So

Kanetix drives brand awareness with new mobile app

You always hear it's a bad idea to try and use your smartphone while driving these days, but insurance comparison service Kanetix Ltd. has created one that could actually help you improve your

Published on: August 13th, 2014 Brian Jackson

How to choose the right cloud ERP

When it comes time to evaluate the plethora of enterprise resource planning (ERP) solutions, making a decision can be intimidating for any company. With the advent of cloud-based delivery or software as a

Published on: August 6th, 2014 Brian Jackson

Prezi continuing to reach out to Canada, one presentation slide at a time

Back in April 2010, the New York Times ran a piece called “We Have Met the Enemy and He is PowerPoint” - a story with a catchy headline and a lot of anecdotes

Published on: August 5th, 2014 Candice So

MaRS’ Jolt accelerator announces partnership with PayPal, fourth cohort

Updated July 29, 2014 at 4:07 pm ET to reflect further details from MaRS DD. MaRS Discovery District’s accelerator, Jolt, has announced a new partnership with PayPal Inc., as well as the start

Published on: July 28th, 2014 Candice So

Chekkt aims to be a new Amazon or eBay for B2B buyers

For B2B buyers on the hunt for a software solution, combing through technical manuals and wading through vendor websites can be tedious work – and for small businesses and startups, it’s often just

Published on: July 22nd, 2014 Candice So

Shopify’s ‘gangbusters’ growth draws international ecommerce developers

What was originally created  as a way to sell snowboards on the Internet is quickly becoming the go-to e-commerce solution for small merchants worldwide. As Ottawa-based Shopify Inc. passes the 100,000 merchant mark, the

Published on: July 3rd, 2014 Brian Jackson

9 questions to ask any SaaS vendor before making a purchase

SaaS is not just the smack teens talk to their parents. Jokes aside, as most know, SaaS is an acronym for “Software as a Service.” It’s defined as: “A cloud-computing approach to providing

Published on: June 13th, 2014 Chris Thierry

Jump to the cloud with IBM, literally

[Sponsored] The IT heroes of mid-size organizations may often feel like they're jumping through hoops as they work to find the best technology platform for their business to run on. IBM Corp. wants

Published on: June 9th, 2014 ITBusiness Staff

IBM puts customer engagement products under one roof

TAMPA -- IBM Corp. has no shortage of software for helping organizations with what is broadly called customer engagement – everything from analytics to price optimization – and separate channels for selling them.

Published on: May 13th, 2014 Howard Solomon