Articles By Derek Malcolm

Drone Delivery Canada’s new Condor drone can haul 180 kg of cargo

It’s not every day you get to see a helicopter in a downtown Toronto event space surrounded by glass and Bay Street skyscrapers. Unless the copter in question is Drone Delivery Canada’s (DDC)

Published on: February 20th, 2019 Derek Malcolm

PathFactory adds new capabilities to give marketers and sales teams better content insights

Marketers and salespeople alike have been living by the 'Content is King' mantra for years. But how that content is impacting potential customers, or if it is at all, can oftentimes be difficult

Published on: February 19th, 2019 Derek Malcolm

Canadian shoppers want more tech in stores, but with a human touch

In an ever-evolving, tech-driven ecommerce world, it’s hard to beat the convenience and simplicity of one-click, digital shopping. But when it comes to the brick and mortar retail experience, a new study is

Published on: February 14th, 2019 Derek Malcolm

Workstyle personas are key to employee and business success: Microsoft workplace study

Whether you work best in a collaborative group or prefer a quiet space in the office or at home, everyone has a specific way they like to get the job done. With the

Published on: February 14th, 2019 Derek Malcolm

NexTech Solutions launches a 3D ad platform for Facebook

Toronto-based NexTech AR Solutions Corp. announced today that it will be offering its ecommerce customers a new platform allowing users to publish 3D advertising to Facebook. The innovative company, whose lineup of augmented

Published on: February 13th, 2019 Derek Malcolm

Adobe’s latest Experience Manager update delivers AI-driven video tagging, cropping and support for more platforms

With the goal of helping marketers and IT professionals more easily create personalized content experiences for customers, Adobe has rolled out an update to its popular content management solution Adobe Experience Manager (AEM),

Published on: February 13th, 2019 Derek Malcolm

Hire, Google’s recruiting app for G Suite, launches in Canada

Google Hire, the search giant's employee recruitment tool that first launched in the U.S. in 2017, is now officially available in Canada and the U.K, the first countries outside the U.S. to get

Published on: February 12th, 2019 Derek Malcolm

Canadian startup Carrot Rewards wins Edge of Government Award

Toronto-based Carrot Rewards has been announced as the global winner of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development's (OECD) 2019 Edge of Government Award, for its AI-driven wellness app that uses a reward

Published on: February 11th, 2019 Derek Malcolm

Girls Who Code Clubs announce Canada-wide growth

Earlier this week, Girls Who Code CEO Reshma Saujani (pictured above left) announced that the non-profit organization she founded will expand on the 19 clubs already approved in Canada by adding an additional 70,

Published on: February 8th, 2019 Derek Malcolm

Schneider Electric study reveals importance of digital transformation in energy management, automation and beyond

A new report recently released by multinational energy management corporation Schneider Electric, reveals not only the tangible benefits of implementing digital transformation into energy management and automation of businesses globally, but its broader

Published on: February 7th, 2019 Derek Malcolm

Palo Alto Networks to launch cyber security academy for BC high school students

Today is Safer Internet Day around the world, and to honour the occasion Santa Clara-based cybersecurity company Palo Alto Networks has announced that is has joined forces with IBM Canada and the British

Published on: February 5th, 2019 Derek Malcolm

Tech sector jobs booming, with developers and system admins in highest demand, says Randstad

Human resources firm Randstad Canada has pinpointed the best jobs and industries in Canada for 2019 in their latest Best Jobs in Canada In-demand Jobs 2019 report, and it looks like tech and

Published on: February 5th, 2019 Derek Malcolm

Canadian banks dropping the ball when it comes to advice over digital channels

A new study released by J.D. Power has revealed that Canadian banks need to step up their game when it comes to providing banking advice to customers over digital channels. The 2019 J.D.

Published on: February 4th, 2019 Derek Malcolm

Microsoft to invest $1 million to help grow the startup ecosystem in Quebec

On Wednesday, Microsoft Canada and Quebec City business incubator and accelerator LE CAMP announced a partnership that will see Microsoft invest more than $1 million in the province's thriving startup scene. As part

Published on: February 1st, 2019 Derek Malcolm

IBM and Microsoft lead the pack in AI patent applications, WIPO report says

We've been hearing about artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning for years now and how it's increasingly shifting from the theoretical to reality, and finding its way into so many industries and applications

Published on: January 31st, 2019 Derek Malcolm