Articles By Lindsey Peacock

Global GDP to be boosted by $15 trillion by 2030, thanks to data revolution: survey

Newly released research underscores the importance of the data and its far-reaching effects across almost every aspect of the lives of consumers and businesses alike - it's nothing short of a data revolution. The report, titled

Published on: November 10th, 2015 Lindsey Peacock

Suretap and Points partner up to bring loyalty program to mobile wallet

Suretap, a virtual wallet service for smartphones, has partnered with the Points loyalty network to bring loyalty card transactions to its users - and drive customer loyalty for brands and retailers. "The Suretap mobile wallet is

Published on: November 9th, 2015 Lindsey Peacock

While consumers want control, they’re willing to share personal data: study

Recent research is offering some insight into different mindsets when it comes to handing out personal data to companies and marketers. The research was conducted by Montreal-based marketing analytics company Aimia in partnership with New

Published on: November 6th, 2015 Lindsey Peacock

Big Bang ERP adds Pardot to cloud services suite

A Montreal provider of cloud-based business solutions has added marketing automation to its list of services. Big Bang ERP, a boutique enterprise resource management firm, has announced that it’s teaming up with Atlanta-based

Published on: November 5th, 2015 Lindsey Peacock

NetDexterity and DocuSign team up to help companies go paperless

Two companies recently forged a new partnership in an effort to aid more enterprises looking to reduce paper waste. NetDexterity, which specializes in enterprise information management, has announced it plans to integrate DocuSign's

Published on: November 4th, 2015 Lindsey Peacock

Samsung remains leader in worldwide smartphone shipments: survey

In spite of launching a new, well-received iPhone model, Samsung has still snagged the top spot over Apple in terms of overall share of smartphones shipped across the globe. Based on the findings

Published on: November 4th, 2015 Lindsey Peacock

Waterloo held up as the model for startup ecosystems

A new report has pitted Ontario’s Waterloo region against giant startup metropolises such as Rio de Janeiro and Atlanta. The research, titled “Waterloo, The David vs. Goliath of Startup Ecosystems,” closely examines the

Published on: November 2nd, 2015 Lindsey Peacock

Nymi and Entertech make building and workstation access simple with wearables

Two Toronto-based companies have teamed up to try to make building key cards and password-required workstations a thing of the past. Nymi, a smart wristband that uses biometrics as a means of identity

Published on: October 29th, 2015 Lindsey Peacock

UGO Wallet hits milestone but Canadians slow to embrace mobile payments

One of Canada’s leading mobile payment systems is celebrating a major milestone as it prepares to celebrate its first year of service. UGO Wallet, hailed as Canada’s first open digital wallet, surpassed 100,000

Published on: October 28th, 2015 Lindsey Peacock

Eight Canadian cities named to short list of world’s most intelligent communities

Canada is once again in the running as the host country for the most intelligent community in the world. The Intelligent Community Forum (ICF) recently unveiled its newest nominees for the esteemed Smart21

Published on: October 27th, 2015 Lindsey Peacock

NetSuite partners with Tableau Software to offer robust visual analytics

One major provider of cloud-based enterprise resource planning (ERP) software is partnering with a business intelligence software leader to add instant visual analytics to its suite of services. California-based NetSuite has teamed up with Tableau Software

Published on: October 27th, 2015 Lindsey Peacock

Scotiabank makes it easier for businesses to pay their vendors

One of Canada’s big five banks has announced a new service allowing line of business users to make instantaneous bulk payments to vendors and customers. Scotiabank revealed today that it is the first

Published on: October 26th, 2015 Lindsey Peacock

New study reveals diner desires when it comes to tech in restaurants

A real-time restaurant reservation service has released the results of a recent survey showing that consumers want more technology options to enhance their dining experience. OpenTable, a California-based real-time online reservation company that connects

Published on: October 23rd, 2015 Lindsey Peacock

Adobe Illustrator CC and Sprout come together for creative professionals

One of the premier creative visual toolkits is now easily accessible to professionals using one popular 3D workstation. HP announced that users of its Sprout 3D computing system can now download Adobe Illustrator CC

Published on: October 22nd, 2015 Lindsey Peacock

Maximizer releases latest 2016 CRM updates

A customer relationship management (CRM) provider has released its newest software iteration specifically developed for small- to medium-sized businesses. Vancouver-based Maximizer has announced the release of its Maximizer CRM 2016, which the vendor

Published on: October 22nd, 2015 Lindsey Peacock