Articles By Eric Emin Wood

Number of telecom complaints increased in 2017 after a 3-year decline, CCTS reports

After three years of decline, the number of complaints registered against Canada's telecommunications firms rose by 11 per cent this year, according to the latest annual report from the Commission for Complaints for

Published on: November 28th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Small businesses now represent 10% of all telecom industry complaints: CCTS

According to the latest annual report by the Commission for Complaints for Telecom-television Services (CCTS), the number of complaints from small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) rose 15 per cent over the past year,

Published on: November 28th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

How the City of Lethbridge’s former IT manager won MISA/ASIM Canada’s Peter Bennett Award

For Sabina Coyle, it’s all about collaboration. During September’s Municipal CIO Summit in Montreal, Coyle received the prestigious Municipal Information Systems Association (MISA)/ASIM Canada Peter Bennett award for her work as the former

Published on: November 28th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Meet the Toronto startup helping Twitter Canada broadcast live tweets on digital billboards

A Toronto-based startup is helping Twitter Canada and its partners bring their messages to greater heights - literally. Founded in 2013, Dive Networks advertises itself as a creator of real-time news networks for

Published on: November 28th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Toronto and Vancouver are larger players in the cloud and SaaS ecosystems than you might think

An extensive study of the world's top 25 cloud and software-as-a-service (SaaS) startup clusters places Toronto and Vancouver higher on the list than you might think. U.K.-based business software sales and review platform

Published on: November 27th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Inclusion pays off, Deloitte says

In case you needed another reason to push for diversity at your workplace, a new report by Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Ltd. concludes that inclusive firms are more successful than their monochromatic counterparts. According

Published on: November 24th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Toronto remains Canada’s top tech market, but Waterloo is fastest-growing: CBRE

A new report from CBRE Group Inc. has found that while Toronto remains Canada's top market for tech talent by a substantial margin, the Waterloo region is growing at more than twice the

Published on: November 24th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Expect higher sales on Black Friday than Boxing Day, Moneris says

As retailers across Canada gear up to join the annual ritual of deep discounts and record online traffic known as Black Friday, Moneris Solutions has released a few numbers illustrating what they can

Published on: November 23rd, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Three quarters of Canadians own a smartphone, and other highlights from StatsCan’s latest tech data

Canadians are a tech-savvy bunch, according to the latest Internet and technology-related data from Statistics Canada. In an infographic released on Nov. 14, the agency revealed just how many Canadians own a smartphone

Published on: November 22nd, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Meg Whitman stepping down as CEO will not affect HPE Canada, division says

The announcement that Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) Co.'s Meg Whitman will be stepping down as the company's CEO early next year will not affect its Canadian division, an HPE representative has told ITBusiness.ca.

Published on: November 22nd, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Hakim Optical using AR to help customers find the perfect glasses

If you're in the market for new glasses but don't have the time to visit a store and try on some frames, Hakim Optical has the perfect digital solution for you. On Monday

Published on: November 21st, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Don’t expect workers to be productive on Cyber Monday, Robert Half says [infographic]

Canadians might have officially celebrated Thanksgiving in October, but that doesn't make them immune from the Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales that accompany Turkey Day south of the border - and Robert

Published on: November 21st, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

SMBs excited about technology, but need help taking advantage, Startup Canada finds

Small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) are eager to jump onto the digital transformation train, but need support from both industry and the government, according to a new report from Startup Canada. According to

Published on: November 20th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Check out Marriott’s Samsung-powered smart hotel room

Your next business trip could look a lot more high-tech if Marriott International has anything to say about it. Last week the Bethesda, Md.-based hospitality giant revealed the "IoT Guestroom Lab," a prototype

Published on: November 20th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Apple posts record quarterly revenues across services, devices, and even iPads

Apple Inc. is having a very good year. The Cupertino, Calif-based tech giant reported its largest-ever quarterly revenue on Thursday, growing by double digits in several developed markets, including Canada. Total revenue for

Published on: November 3rd, 2017 Eric Emin Wood