Marketers lack confidence in their digital marketing skills, Adobe survey finds

Digital marketing has exploded in the last few years, with more tools out there than ever thanks to advances in tech. But many marketers lack confidence in their abilities - with some saying

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: September 24th, 2013 Candice So

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What aspects of IT security stress you out the most? What are the most important factors you consider when approaching cloud computer? What's the biggest challenge you face with technology at your small

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: June 6th, 2013 Brian Jackson

‘Moms with iPhones’ become mobile market research agents for hire

During this summer’s Canada Day long weekend, Ryan Sharp needed pictures of some beer coolers in Quebec convenience stores – so he turned to an army of iPhone-wielding shoppers to deliver the goods.By

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: December 6th, 2012 Brian Jackson

Most Canadian startups don’t know equity crowdfunding is still illegal: survey

Although many members of Canada's startup community are eager to raise financing through crowdfunding, nearly two thirds don't even realize that equity crowdfunding is still illegal here. In a new online survey gauging

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 17th, 2012 Christine Wong

Microsoft’s Windows phone on shaky ground: UBS survey

It's not the news Microsoft wants to hear heading into its imminent Windows 8 launch. New research from UBS throws some cold water on Microsoft's rumoured plans to launch its own Windows-based smarpthone

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 16th, 2012 Christine Wong

Many Canadian workers see desktops as a dying breed

More than a quarter of Canadian workers see the desktop computer as an endangered species. In a new LinkedIn survey of more than 7,000professionals worldwide, 28 per cent of Canadians said the desktopcould

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: September 25th, 2012 Christine Wong

Security fears, breaches driving a third of BYOD policies in Canada

More than one third of Canadian businesses with bring your own device (BYOD) policies adopted them as a result of specific security breaches or red flags, a new study shows. The finding is

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: September 25th, 2012 Christine Wong

Germans more likely to follow BYOD rules than British, French workers

Does culture or clarity play a bigger role in whether workers follow or flout BYOD security policies? Some new research out of Europe suggests a big factor is how clearlycompanies communicate their bring

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: September 19th, 2012 Christine Wong

Global startup survey seeks Canadian views on entrepreneurship

The organization behind the worldwide Startup Weekend phenomenon wants to know what Canadian entrepreneurs think about the state of the startup scene in this country.The U.S.-based Kauffman Foundation has teamed up with Monitor

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: August 27th, 2012 Christine Wong

CATA launches survey to gauge support for crowdfunding laws

Are conservative Canadian attitudes influencing support levels for crowdfunding here?The Canadian Advanced Technology Alliance (CATA) has created an onlinesurvey to find out. The survey is designed to assess what Canadiansthink about crowdfunding and

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: August 14th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Biggest roadblock to big data analytics use? Big cost fears

Big costs – or at least the fear of them – are still scaring mid-sized companies away from adopting big data analytics tools.Cost is the top reason for non-adoption, cited by 67 per

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 24th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Demand for ‘iPhone 5′ hits a feverish pitch

Advance demand for Apple's next iPhone is at an all-time high, said a research firm today, predicting huge sales later this year for what most have dubbed the "iPhone 5."A survey of more

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 23rd, 2012 Gregg Keizer

Canadian entrepreneurs are the world’s most optimistic, eh?

Canadian entrepreneurs are the most optimistic in the world by a country mile, a new Ernst & Young report concludes.Sixty-one per cent of Canadian entrepreneurs said theyfeel confidentabout the economic direction of their

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 19th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Canadians more wary of giving personal data to marketers: study

Canadians are getting more protective of their personal information than they were five years ago, at least when it comes to giving that data to marketing professionals.Twenty-seven per cent of Canadians say they

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 3rd, 2012 ITBusiness Staff