Elevator pitch: ARB Labs – simplifying gestures into language

ARB Labs is a part of Toronto-based accelerator Incubes' fourth cohort and it wants to translate gestures into triggers for software systems. ARB Labs specializes in enterprise-grade gesture recognition software. It allows anyone

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 18th, 2013 Brian Jackson

New Canadian director sees SAP as sales firm, not IT organization

Meet the new managing director of SAP Canada Bob Elliott. We did a live Google Hangouts on Air interview with Elliott and fielded questions from social media for him. You can watch the

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 15th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Live Webcast: SAP Sapphire Now day 2

Join ITBusiness.ca in Orlando for day two of Sapphire as he live tweets the keynote. Watch the video feed below and join in the conversation in the Twitter widget further down the page.

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 15th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Multiplicity Accelerator

Multiplicity is a sales-focused business accelerator and co-working ecosystem, based in the heart of Downtown Toronto.  By connecting entrepreneurs with startup experts who help to solve strategy and execution-related problems, Multiplicity accelerates the

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 4th, 2013 ITBusiness Staff

Waterloo students competing in ‘March Madness’ of computer programming

As March Madness – the month of NCAA basketball playoff matches that is also viewed as the tournament that recognizes the best post-secondary school talent in the world – comes to a close,

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: March 27th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Adobe says ‘we’re not gonna take it anymore’

Marketing geeks all around the world can rejoice, that's if they've found there way to Salt Lake City, Utah.  Today marks the official start of Adobe's Marketing Summit 2013, running from March 4

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: March 6th, 2013 Ashley Huffman

Tax season a perfect time for data security check-up

 As a small business owner, tax season can be… taxing. Between filing deadlines, issuing important tax documents to employees, and regular warnings from the CRA (Canada Revenue Agency)  about scams and phishing attacks

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: March 5th, 2013 Sean Forkan

Facebook acquires Atlas Advertiser Suite from Microsoft

In a deal that reminds us of the close links between Microsoft Corp. and Facebook, the world's most popular social network is acquiring a marketing software suite from the world's biggest software company.

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: March 1st, 2013 Brian Jackson

Five simple ways to cut your IT costs

Because of rising business expenses and taxes, it's more important now than ever to cut costs in any way possible. One sector of your business you may not have considered as an area

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: January 28th, 2013 David B

Intuit continues mobile march with ProFile Connect app

Late last year, financial software developer Intuit released a mobile app version of QuickBooks Online its cloud-based bookkeeping software for SMBs. Now it's continuing its app development trend by releasing a mobile version

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: January 24th, 2013 Jeff Jedras

Sage favours Meetup.com over software user groups

Some Meetup groups are formed to go on wilderness hikes, or swap tips on crocheting techniques, or perhaps organize a singles night – other groups meet to check out the latest accounting software.

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: January 17th, 2013 Brian Jackson

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.

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: December 7th, 2012 Brian Jackson

Ransomware scam collects fake fines from embarrassed victims

I have to hand it to cybercriminals, they're wily and they're hard working. They change tactics and techniques continuously to attract new prey and evade detection. Many are successful in tricking even the

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 21st, 2012 Paul Wood

Free e-book delivers cloud advice to SMBs

As Microsoft might say: “to the cloud!”A new ebook Cloud-Powered: Small Business Innovation has been released for free by the Cloud Best Practices Network. The book features a number of CEOs of firms

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 14th, 2012 Brian Jackson