OCAD University President Sara Diamond: big data stories must be told with multi-sensory approach

As a part of the Centre for Information Visualization and Data-Driven Design (CIVDDD), Dr. Sara Diamond is helping to bring together strong science capacity with creative story telling. She believes representing data sets

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: August 7th, 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

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: August 6th, 2014 Brian Jackson

All Hands on Tech: Asus S1 Mobile Projector

Today we're looking at the Asus S1 Mobile Projector. No, you won't be sending Princess Leia-inspired holograms of yourself with this thing. But it does work really well as a portable presentation solution.

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 29th, 2014 Brian Jackson

Home entertainment controls in Samsung’s smart condo

We recently toured a Canderel condo in downtown Toronto showcasing Samsung's embedded smart technologies. So far we've shown you Samsung's smart lock and front-door surveillance camera. It lets you get into your unit

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 22nd, 2014 Brian Jackson

Samsung’s smart condos connect the home wirelessly

Penthouse owners of Canderel's new YC Condos suites in the heart of downtown Toronto will be connected to their home through their smartphone in a way most people could only imagine. Working with

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 18th, 2014 Brian Jackson

All Hands on Tech: Samsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4

If the Samsung Galaxy S5 were to encounter some sort of freak accident involving radioactive ooze, it would come out looking like the Samsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4. That's not to say it

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 14th, 2014 Brian Jackson

Epson’s smart glasses do AR better than Google Glass

We recently got an opportunity to demo Epson's Moverio BT-200 smart glasses at a technology showcase in Toronto. While Google Glass has been getting the lion's share of media attention for wearable technology

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: June 16th, 2014 Brian Jackson

Sean Wise’s secrets of mentor success for startups

If you start a company, chances are that you'll fail within the first year of operating. What might improve your prospects is having a good mentor. Someone who's been down that entrepreneurial path

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: June 13th, 2014 Brian Jackson

‘Young entrepreneur of the year’ melds e-commerce jewellery sales with a good cause

What were you doing when you were 14 years old? I'll bet you weren't running an e-commerce business that split its profits with a charity funding women's education. If you had a job

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: June 13th, 2014 Brian Jackson

Epson launches faster, stronger, better (and less costly) printers

Epson America Inc. has developed a new type of technology - and it's rolling it out first to its Workforce line of printers. Branded as "Precision Core technology," it's slated to change Epson's

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: June 6th, 2014 ITBusiness Staff

UnMarketing’s Scott Stratten: QR codes bad, social listening good

We recently caught up with the founder of UnMarketing and author of QR Codes Kill Kittens Scott Stratten at The Art of Marketing conference in Toronto. Hailing from Oakville, Ont. Stratten is now recognized as

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: June 3rd, 2014 Brian Jackson

Native advertising is like flirting at a bar: Songza CEO

Most in the marketing business, or those who read BuzzFeed, are familiar with the concept of native advertising - it's advertising that fits both the form and the context of the content the

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 14th, 2014 Brian Jackson

CASL has companies concerned about class-action risk: Adam Kardash

With the rules of Canada's Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL) now finalized and the first phase coming into effect July 1, it's time for businesses to consider how they will need to make changes in

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Do’s and don’ts for social media marketers

It's one thing to do digital marketing for an up-and-coming company, but it's another thing entirely to manage the online marketing efforts for an iconic brand that is almost 150 years old. After

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 12th, 2014 ITBusiness Staff