Articles By 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

YouTube still a key marketing strategy for brands playing the Super Bowl long game

Are you ready for some football... commercials? Yep, it’s that time of year again when the only thing getting more buzz than the Patriots taking on the Rams this Sunday are the ad

Published on: January 31st, 2019 Derek Malcolm

Helpful.com founder Daniel Debow and team join Shopify

Canadian e-commerce company Shopify has been making headlines recently, with the announcement, last week, of its new TV and video production house Shopify Studios. Then yesterday the hits kept coming with the news that former

Published on: January 29th, 2019 Derek Malcolm

BodyBlock AI uses 3D body scans to help clothing retailers find customers their perfect fit

Buying clothes online can, at the same time, be the most convenient thing ever and the most frustrating. One retailer’s "large" might be another’s "medium," or your wishful thinking about fitting into those slim-fit

Published on: January 29th, 2019 Derek Malcolm

The robots are coming, bringing with them a $19 billion market by 2020

From the Jetsons to R2-D2 to the more recent Black Mirror, science fiction has consistently helped us imagine a future where humans cohabitate with robots. And nowadays, with robots doing everything from vacuuming our

Published on: January 28th, 2019 Derek Malcolm

World Economic Forum 2019: Canada solidifies deals with Nokia and Seimens, and makes AI security a priority

The 2019 edition of the World Economic Forum (WEF) wrapped up in Davos, Switzerland, today, with Canada making some significant announcements over the course of the week. More than 65 Canadians descended on

Published on: January 25th, 2019 Derek Malcolm