Articles By Eric Emin Wood

Newest ADP service gives SMBs access to enterprise-level HR expertise

It's no secret that small- and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) don't the budgets of their enterprise counterparts to spend on human resources expertise, so software-as-a-service (SaaS) provider ADP Canada wants to help them out.

Published on: December 4th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Inside Carproof’s product lab

A company known for supplying Canadians with automotive information is getting into the product development game. Last week London, On.-based Carproof Corp. officially announced the launch of its new Product Lab, located at

Published on: December 1st, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Despite demand for talent, IT employee salaries rising at below-average rates: Hays

IT professionals might have some of the most in-demand careers in Canada, but that doesn't mean employers are treating them that way, according to the latest Hays Canada Salary Guide. Released Thursday, the

Published on: November 30th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

2017’s Black Friday, Cyber Monday were more mobile-driven than ever, Salesforce says

Customer relationship management (CRM) software giant Salesforce.com Inc. has identified three statistics based on U.S. commercial activity on Nov. 24, 2017, and Nov. 27, 2017, unofficially known as Black Friday and Cyber Monday,

Published on: November 30th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

3 tips from Salesforce’s digital evangelist to help retailers thrive in the ‘fourth industrial revolution’

The next industrial revolution was a recurring theme at this year's Dreamforce, customer relationship management (CRM) software developer Salesforce.com Inc.'s annual conference - one frequently accompanied by the statistic that 60 per cent

Published on: November 30th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Canada’s SaaS ecosystem receives high marks from L-Spark report

L-Spark has taken the pulse of Canada's software-as-a-service (SaaS) ecosystem and concluded it's healthier than it's ever been. The Kanata, Ont.-based SaaS accelerator's new "State of SaaS 2017," report, released today to coincide

Published on: November 29th, 2017 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