Articles By ITBusiness Staff

These are the top skills IT professionals need to succeed

Cyber security and cloud skills are crucial for IT professionals to advance their careers over the next five years. That’s a key finding of the newly released 2021 Canadian IT Skills Report. The

Published on: November 22nd, 2021 ITBusiness Staff

CIO Association of Canada to host fireside chat with BlackBerry’s John Chen

BlackBerry executive chairman and chief executive officer John Chen has done what it seemed was impossible. Twice. In 1998, he joined struggling database vendor Sybase as CEO, and over the next decade he

Published on: November 18th, 2021 ITBusiness Staff

Canada’s Top Women in Fintech and Blockchain honouree roundup

Not unlike ITWC's Top Women in Cyber Security Celebration, the interest in this year's inaugural Top Women in Fintech and Blockchain Celebration was overwhelming. Our judges were flooded with nominations for women mastering

Published on: June 2nd, 2021 ITBusiness Staff

This may be the best way to win in digital sales

One of the best ways to win in the digital sales world is to build engagement with clients through carefully nurtured content. Sixty-one per cent of participants in a recent ITWC briefing said

Published on: April 9th, 2021 ITBusiness Staff

Increasing clarity on customer intent and marketing ROI

A MARTECH MOMENT By Fawn Annan Remember the days when, if you wanted to know what your customers were thinking, you had to ask them directly? This also involved allocating resources to sort

Published on: March 25th, 2021 ITBusiness Staff

Storeless economy and shoppable video ads on the rise

In 2020, there were 9,300 store closings across the United States. This year, according to the Brand Disruption 2021 report by the Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB), 25,000 stores will shut down. This shift

Published on: March 25th, 2021 ITBusiness Staff

Assess your MarTech stack with three questions

Nicole Amsler, the vice-president of marketing at Formation, an AI-powered marketing platform, says with so many MarTech solutions options on the table, it’s easy to react quickly to the latest and greatest tool"

Published on: March 23rd, 2021 ITBusiness Staff

ITWC launches fintech and blockchain recognition program and searches for Canada’s top women in cybersecurity

IT World Canada is providing multiple opportunities for women in the enterprise to be recognized for their efforts as technology and business leaders. Starting today, nominations are open for the inaugural Top Women in FinTech

Published on: March 8th, 2021 ITBusiness Staff

Alimentation Couche-Tard and McGill University launch retail tech lab

Written by Catherine Morin Editor for Direction Informatique In a joint effort to transform customer experience at a critical time for retailers, Alimentation Couche-Tard and McGill University have launched a retail innovation laboratory

Published on: January 26th, 2021 ITBusiness Staff

Hashtag Trending – Ranting about printers; AI camera snafu; A Google Drive scam

Reddit rants about printers, an AI camera mistakes a referee’s bald head as the ball leading to a very different viewing experience, and a Google Drive scam is making its rounds. It’s all

Published on: November 2nd, 2020 ITBusiness Staff

Adobe announces Creative Cloud updates, and an iPad version of Illustrator

Written by Catherine Morin Editor for Direction Informatique At its annual MAX conference this week, Adobe introduced new features for Creative Cloud, with updates available for Fresco, Illustrator, Photoshop, XD and Lightroom. Mala

Published on: October 23rd, 2020 ITBusiness Staff

Hashtag Trending – CenturyLink outage; Apple and Tesla stocks split; Getting chatty about algorithms

A U.S.-based internet service provider suffers a major outage over the weekend and it can be traced back to Mississauga, everyone is going bananas after Apple and Tesla stocks split, and LinkedIn gets

Published on: September 1st, 2020 ITBusiness Staff

Hashtag Trending – TikTok chief quits 100 days in; Apple makes advertising harder; Scots Wikipedia snafu

TikTok’s CEO steps down after 100 days in office, Apple is making it harder for Facebook to advertise, and in a shocking turn of events, it turns out Scots version of Wikipedia was

Published on: August 28th, 2020 ITBusiness Staff

Hashtag Trending – TikTok suing the U.S.; Apple and WordPress lock horns; PIPEDA chatter on Reddit

TikTok says it’s planning to sue the Trump administration, Apple and WordPress lock horns after Apple gets a little greedy, and a story about PIPEDA and Tim Hortons catches fire on Reddit. It’s

Published on: August 24th, 2020 ITBusiness Staff

Hashtag Trending – TikTok suing the U.S.; Apple and WordPress lock horns; PIPEDA chatter on Reddit

TikTok says it’s planning to sue the Trump administration, Apple and WordPress lock horns after Apple gets a little greedy, and a story about PIPEDA and Tim Hortons catches fire on Reddit. It’s

Published on: August 24th, 2020 ITBusiness Staff