Articles By Lindsey Peacock

4 tips from FICO for banks seeking IFRS 9 compliance

Financial institutions across the globe have been in a tizzy since new regulations were announced that banks would need to get a better grasp on their data. But one finance-focused data analytics firm

Published on: December 2nd, 2016 Lindsey Peacock

Will autonomous vehicles hit the streets in our lifetime?

While driverless vehicles were once a vision that could only exist in science fiction, you’ve likely heard plenty of buzz about this high-tech concept hitting the streets via the Google car and Tesla’s

Published on: November 25th, 2016 Lindsey Peacock

Mississauga’s city council rubber stamps new IT master plan

The city council for Mississauga has greenlighted a new plan to improve city services through the implementation of Smart City technology and big data best practices. The Greater Toronto Area city has put forward

Published on: November 27th, 2015 Lindsey Peacock

Canadian tech companies more concerned about talent than economy: study

New research from BDO Canada shows that it isn’t the lagging economy that’s keeping tech companies up at night — it’s the country’s talent pool. The second annual report, titled “BDO Canada Technology

Published on: November 25th, 2015 Lindsey Peacock

Fewer Canadians to head south for Black Friday this year – even online: study

New research shows that bargain-hunting Canucks will likely shop on this side of the border for holiday deals this year - and many prefer to shop at Canadian retailers online. The study, commissioned by

Published on: November 25th, 2015 Lindsey Peacock

B2B marketers to invest heavily in content marketing and thought leadership: study

More business-to-business companies increasingly see content marketing and thought leadership as key ways to position themselves well in the eyes of clients. According to a new study commissioned by asset management firm Euromoney Institutional Investor

Published on: November 24th, 2015 Lindsey Peacock and Sentient Technologies create first AI shopping experience

Artificial intelligence is being used to solve problems like issuing loans and discovering cures for diseases. But it also turns out that AI may also help you find the right shoes to wear to your next office party. Vancouver-based ecommmerce

Published on: November 24th, 2015 Lindsey Peacock

Canadian SMEs still behind in adopting ecommerce: study

New research shows that small- and medium-sized businesses in Canada are still lagging behind the curve when it comes to integrating ecommerce into their operations. The study commissioned by UPS Canada shows the

Published on: November 23rd, 2015 Lindsey Peacock

Retailers aren’t keeping up with consumer mobile shopping needs: survey

New research from professional services firm Accenture shows that, while more Canadian consumers want to shop more from their mobile devices, retailers are having a difficult time keeping up with demand. The findings

Published on: November 17th, 2015 Lindsey Peacock

Canadian video game industry to create 1,377 jobs in 2016-2017: survey

Canada’s video game industry is expected to reach new levels according to new research that anticipates the industry to create more than 1,300 new jobs in the next two years. The most recent report from the

Published on: November 17th, 2015 Lindsey Peacock

MaRS Health and ventureLAB partnership aims to connect startups with Ontario hospitals

Two Ontario-based venture organizations have recently forged an alliance to help bring high-tech innovations to health care networks faster. MaRS Health and ventureLAB are building a pilot network of Ontario health care organizations

Published on: November 16th, 2015 Lindsey Peacock

Consumers expect smart home tech to have bigger impact than wearables: survey

Half of consumers globally expect technology that makes homes “smarter” to have a greater impact on their day-to-day lives than wearable devices, according to new research. Market research firm German market research company GfK collected

Published on: November 16th, 2015 Lindsey Peacock

Toronto one of 10 ‘smart cities’ to launch IoT partnership

The City of Toronto has recently allied with Chicago-based Internet of Things management firm Cityzenith in order to better manage the mounds of raw data cities collect daily. The aim of this budding

Published on: November 13th, 2015 Lindsey Peacock

More Canadians connecting to ecommerce on their commutes: study

A recently released study identifies a new ecommerce trend that may cause more online retailers to jump on the mobile bandwagon. The research, commissioned by PayPal Canada, shows that more Canadians are connecting

Published on: November 11th, 2015 Lindsey Peacock

Canadians expected to spend less this holiday season: survey

‘Tis the season to spend — or that’s the accepted philosophy for retailers during the crucial holiday spending season. However, a new study predicts that shoppers aren’t as willing to part with as

Published on: November 10th, 2015 Lindsey Peacock