Articles By ITBusiness Staff

A summer of growth: Venture Day 2018

By Next Canada Staff On Aug. 14, the culminating day of 2018’s Next Founders and Next 36 program took place at the MaRS Discovery District in downtown Toronto. Twelve Next Canada ventures pitched

Published on: August 23rd, 2018 ITBusiness Staff

Crisis Services Canada wins a DTA for using Rogers tech to prevent suicides

The week that ITBusiness.ca spoke with Crisis Services Canada (CSC) CTO Roberta Fox about the non-profit winning an ITWC Digital Transformation Award in the SME public category, there were a couple of high-profile

Published on: August 14th, 2018 ITBusiness Staff

How Pythian pivoted from IT services company to digital transformation firm

It's never too early to digitally transform yourself, even if your industry is digital in the first place, as illustrated by Pythian Group Inc. The Ottawa-based firm, which was founded all the way

Published on: August 13th, 2018 ITBusiness Staff

Watch ITWC CMO Fawn Annan discuss mentorship in a time of disruption

ITBusiness.ca parent ITWC's President and CMO, Fawn Annan, recently sat down for a quick interview with Canadian Advanced Technology Alliance (CATA) CEO John Reid. In the video Annan shares her mentorship advice, noting

Published on: August 9th, 2018 ITBusiness Staff

How Interac has kept up with the digital transformation-driven times

In a sense, Interac has always been a digital brand - after all, it began as a non-profit collaboration between four of Canada's big five banks designed to facilitate technology-based payments, and unlike

Published on: August 8th, 2018 ITBusiness Staff

Zoom.ai lets employees offload grunt work to an AI assistant

Administrative support isn't what it used to be. Three, two, or even one decade ago, enterprises would invest in support staff to handle basic tasks such as scheduling meetings, writing up contracts, or

Published on: August 3rd, 2018 ITBusiness Staff

Watch 16 Canadian business leaders explain the keys to their success at the 2018 CATA Awards

Ottawa-based industry organization the Canadian Advanced Technology Alliance (CATA) has released the full set of video interviews conducted with the winners of its 33rd Annual Innovation and Leadership Awards. The interviews, which include

Published on: July 30th, 2018 ITBusiness Staff

New ITAC report encourages government to promote a ‘data marketplace’

The Information Technology Association of Canada (ITAC) wants to see Canada become a leader in developing what it calls a "data-driven digital economy"; and to that end is encouraging the federal government to

Published on: July 25th, 2018 ITBusiness Staff

Watch ITBusiness.ca editor Eric Emin Wood explain the benefits of being a ‘Jack of All Trades’

The Canadian Advanced Technology Alliance (CATA) has released a video of ITBusiness.ca editor - and, perhaps more importantly, MNP Award for Excellence in Science and Technology Reporting winner - Eric Emin Wood discussing

Published on: July 24th, 2018 ITBusiness Staff

Canada’s ICT sector falling behind: government report

Canada's ICT sector is the smallest in the G7 and is continuing to fall behind other developed nations, according to a government report obtained by The Logic. The report was prepared in advance

Published on: July 19th, 2018 ITBusiness Staff

How PetalMD is helping healthcare professionals save time while they save lives

Healthcare professionals don’t have a lot of time on their hands: If they’re not saving lives, they’re scheduling patient appointments, securing patient information, and trying to stay up to date on the latest

Published on: July 13th, 2018 ITBusiness Staff

Half of Canadian charities can’t keep up with digital transformation, Capital One finds

Fifty per cent of Canadian charities “aren’t able to keep up” with the pace of technological change, according to a recent Capital One survey, but leaders in the industry say it’s up to

Published on: June 28th, 2018 ITBusiness Staff

Check out Pow Wow Pitch, a Startup Canada docu-series about six Indigenous entrepreneurs

By Startup Canada Staff Startup Canada is giving a platform to some of the country's leading Indigenous entrepreneurs with a new documentary series. Produced by Startup Canada and the Business Development Bank of

Published on: June 25th, 2018 ITBusiness Staff

Have you had a review of your SR&ED claim that didn’t go well? There are options for claimants

By Susan Mattice The SR&ED tax credit program is odd in that from a tax policy viewpoint it is an incentive program, nudging companies to carry out more R&D in Canada and develop

Published on: June 25th, 2018 ITBusiness Staff