Articles By Buckley Smith

How SAP Canada is approaching the evolving Canadian business eco-system

ORLANDO - As it marks its 30th anniversary in Canda, SAP Canada Inc. has created quite a strong presence in the country. Over the years, it has established offices in Calgary, Montreal, and

Published on: May 10th, 2019 Buckley Smith

NHL putting stats and analytics at its coach’s fingertips

ORLANDO - Moneyball may have made a statistical approach to baseball a part of pop culture, but hockey is no different. Statistics and advanced analytics can be found throughout the sport; whether it

Published on: May 9th, 2019 Buckley Smith

New OpenText content services to be integrated into SAP platforms

ORLANDO -- Users of SAP SE's platforms can expect to see Waterloo, Ont.-based OpenText Corp.'s content services integrated into the platform for the foreseeable future, as the two companies announced on Tuesday that

Published on: May 8th, 2019 Buckley Smith

SAPPHIRE NOW: Combining O-Data and X-Data is “next frontier” in business

ORLANDO - Many of the newest and fastest growing companies in the world today - like Uber Technologies Inc. and WeWork - are highly focused on the experience for its customers, and this

Published on: May 7th, 2019 Buckley Smith

City of Markham continues its digital strategy with Your Voice Markham

The City of Markham is continuing to innovate its digital strategy with Your Voice Markham, an online engagement portal for citizens. The platform is a new avenue for the city to unveil project

Published on: May 3rd, 2019 Buckley Smith

Ericsson announces new AI innovation hub in Montreal

Ericsson has joined the growing AI technology hub in Montreal, as it announced its new Global Artificial Intelligence Accelerator (GAIA) innovation hub in Montréal. The hub will specialize in the research and development

Published on: May 3rd, 2019 Buckley Smith

CIHI using analytics to improve Canadian healthcare system

Canada boasts a free healthcare system; something that many countries in the world cannot say. However, it is not a system without its own flaws or shortcomings. The Canadian Institute for Health Information

Published on: May 2nd, 2019 Buckley Smith

Education through gamification the goal of new analytics game from SAS and HEC Montreal

DALLAS - Gamification is a means of driving engagement. Whether it be in the workplace or in education,  it can be used as a tool of motivation. This is exactly what SAS Institute

Published on: April 30th, 2019 Buckley Smith

#Kids2030 initiative to teach children how to use AI and the ethics behind it

In light of the recent news that Amazon's Alexa smart home speaker systems are in fact listening to you, AI ethics have once again become a hot button topic. Kids Code Jeunesse (KCJ),

Published on: April 30th, 2019 Buckley Smith

SAS Global Forum: Jim Goodnight emphasizes importance of harnessing data to change the world

DALLAS - In a world teeming with data, being able to harness that data will be essential to making monumental advancements across myriad fields. This is the idea that Jim Goodnight, founder and

Published on: April 29th, 2019 Buckley Smith

Hashtag Trending – Twitter won’t ban white supremacists; Amazon’s robo-firing; UBC engineers develop anti-ice windshield material

Twitter won't ban white supremacists for fear of hurting Republican politicians; automated firing systems in place at Amazon; Engineers at UBC develop anti-ice windshield material An employee of Twitter has spoken out about

Published on: April 29th, 2019 Buckley Smith

BDC’s Women In Tech fund trying to create a sustainable ecosystem for female entrepreneurs

One year after almost tripling in size, the Business Development Bank of Canada's Women in Tech (WIT) venture fund is reworking its strategy while still continuing to invest in innovative female-led tech businesses

Published on: April 25th, 2019 Buckley Smith

Hashtag Trending – Newest Facebook hire helped craft Patriot Act; Apple highlights its eco-efforts; UPS to begin using no-emissions trucks

The newest Facebook hire was a key person in the crafting of the Patriot Act; on Earth Day Apple highlights its efforts to combat climate change; UPS announces it will begin using no-emissions

Published on: April 24th, 2019 Buckley Smith

Reformulary Group creates online community platform for info on medical cannabis

With recreational cannabis now legal in Canada, ensuring those thinking of using it for medical purposes - whether prescribed or self-medicated - have access to all the information they may need to make

Published on: April 24th, 2019 Buckley Smith

How winning Dreampitch gave Funnelcake ‘cred and reputation’

It has been one year since Funnelcake won the Dreampitch contest - and the $100,000 USD cash prize that comes with it - at the 2018 Salesforce World Tour. In that time, Funnelcake,

Published on: April 23rd, 2019 Buckley Smith