Lifeworking in abundance in the 21st century

If you were in a business setting and heard that a really successful person was about to enter the room, who would come to mind? Most likely you would think of a person

Published on: April 16th, 2015 Ayelet Baron

Blogger predictions for 2015: crowdfunding, retail, and work

We put the call for predictions in the coming year out to our Community Bloggers here at ITBusiness.ca. They didn't disappoint. Predictions aren't easy for writers to produce. When it comes to tech,

Published on: December 19th, 2014 Brian Jackson

Wearables at work show gap between mature and emerging markets

Wearables don't have to be relegated to consumer tech – instead, employees may be considering wearables as handy tools in the workplace, according to a new survey. In an online survey of 9,100

Published on: October 31st, 2014 Candice So

All Hands on Tech: Varidesk adjustable desk

I've been standing at my desk lately and it's great. The best part is when I got tired, I had the option to sit down and keep working with the Varidesk Adjustable Height

Published on: May 7th, 2014 Brian Jackson

Canadians want high-tech, remote offices, Rogers survey shows

Desks strewn with laptops, tablets, and personal smartphones, with less people physically in the office and more in the coffee shop down the block, and nary a PC in sight – this is

Published on: November 28th, 2013 Candice So

Create a BYOD plan to enable all of your employees with mobile

Moderating a panel at today's Mobile Enterprise Strategies Summit, I was lucky enough to have a few minutes beforehand to chat with the panelists casually. With Ed Brill, director of mobile enterprise marketing

Published on: October 23rd, 2013 Brian Jackson

Best practices to maintain workstation comfort

 by Clare Kumar Working hard on our startup or small businesses, it is very easy to forget the basics. By this I mean working healthy and staying healthy. Just like large corporate offices,

Published on: June 5th, 2012 Clare Kumar

Mobile workers under heavy pressure

Almost two-thirds of mobile employees say they are working 50 to 60 hour-plus weeks, with most working weekends too, according to research.Despite the long hours though, most mobile workers say they will do

Published on: May 24th, 2012 Antony Savvas

Are you a painter or mechanic?

by Stuart Crawford  Do you have a passion for IT? Back in November 2008, I lost my passion for technology.   The perfect storm of why I hated technology had been brewing for

Published on: May 14th, 2012 Stuart Crawford

How to fight social media distraction

Facebook, Google+, Twitter, and other social networks help you stay connected with friends and family, but it's easy to overdo the connecting and end up distracted and unproductive. Worse, many social networks notify

Published on: May 4th, 2012 David Daw

International RSI Awareness Day – How aware are you?

  by Clare Kumar Falling on the last day in February, International RSI Awareness Day brings attention to Repetitive Strain Injuries, also known as Musculoskeletal Disorders or MSD’s. It was proposed by an

Published on: February 29th, 2012 Clare Kumar

Organizing your home office: Staying screen savvy

by Clare Kumar  Whether you work with a laptop or desktop, interaction with the screen is an important part of workstation safety. Avoid neck strain by keeping your neck in a neutral position

Published on: February 7th, 2012 Clare Kumar

IT security managers: stressed out but well-paid

IT managers are losing sleep over the threat of data loss and not a few think protecting their company’s network is more stressful than handling a divorce, according to a recent survey commissioned

Published on: November 29th, 2011 Nestor Arellano

SMB owners are an overworked but happy bunch

By Nestor E. Arellano Perennially understaffed, under budget constraints and working long lonely hours might be the stereotypical image of small business owner. However, two separate surveys recently released this month paint quite

Published on: July 22nd, 2011 Nestor Arellano