Articles By Meagan Simpson

Enterprises are struggling to adopt AI, Microsoft wants to help

Adopting artificial intelligence (AI) into actual business practices can be difficult, but Microsoft Corp. is looking to change that, announcing several technology updates aimed at helping businesses more easily adopt AI. At a San Francisco event

Published on: November 14th, 2018 Meagan Simpson

Property technology focused Alate Partners launches with $40 million in seed funding

Today a new business launched in Toronto with the focus of funding, developing and adopting technology to help improve the property and real estate market. Alate Partners launched its property technology or proptech business

Published on: November 13th, 2018 Meagan Simpson

Businesses shift focus to achievable digital transformation in 2019, Forrester finds

After a year struggling to implement digital transformation and create successful customer experience strategies, 2019 will bring a year of refocusing on realistic change that will provide companies with short-term gains, according to a

Published on: November 12th, 2018 Meagan Simpson

Canada’s top technology employer’s based on Canada’s Top 100 Employers 2019

Mediacorp Canada Inc. released its annual report today of Canada's Top 100 Employers for 2019, and a number of companies that made the list are technology developers, and vendors. So here at ITBusiness.ca

Published on: November 12th, 2018 Meagan Simpson

Hashtag Trending: World’s first AI news anchor; Apple, Amazon deal; reversible headphones

The world gets its first artificial intelligence news anchor, Apple strikes deal with Amazon to sell products, and you may never have to worry about putting your headphones over the wrong ear ever

Published on: November 12th, 2018 Meagan Simpson

E-commerce startup names Windsor as new global headquarters

Windsor, Ont. isn’t usually a name that comes to mind when thinking of technology hubs, but a new ecommerce platform has named the city as its global headquarters. Shopivo Inc., a newly created

Published on: November 9th, 2018 Meagan Simpson

Home of Toronto Maple Leafs & Raptors making move to cashless food and beverage stalls

Toronto's Scotiabank Arena may soon be a cash free-zone, as Maple Leafs Sports Entertainment (MLSE) group is testing out cashless food and beverage kiosks which has led to an increased number of transactions,

Published on: November 8th, 2018 Meagan Simpson

Government of Canada launches Job Banks mobile app

The Government of Canada's job searching website is taking a step into the modern age, with the announcement that Job Bank will now be available as a mobile app. "Canadians need access to

Published on: November 8th, 2018 Meagan Simpson

VMware introduces blockchain SaaS for enterprises

As blockchain continues to grow in popularity you may be wondering if the technology is a good fit for your company or how to start implementing it. VMware Inc. is attempting to help solve

Published on: November 8th, 2018 Meagan Simpson

‘Girls Who Code’ empowering young girls in tech brings free coding clubs to Canada

A U.S.-based non-profit focused on closing the gender gap in technology has announced it is expanding into Canada, opening clubs helping young girls learn to code. Girls Who Code made the announcement Wednesday

Published on: November 7th, 2018 Meagan Simpson

Ryerson and MLSE sports technology incubator now accepting applications

Technology touches every industry - sports are no different, and now Maple Leaf Sports Entertainment (MLSE)  is getting in on the action, announcing that its new sports technology incubator in partnership with Ryerson University

Published on: November 6th, 2018 Meagan Simpson

Veeam Software announces CEO shakeup; co-founder makes the cut, McKay does not

A restructuring of its executive team and a new CEO is in the works for Veaam Software, with the company recently announcing that it's promoted the company's co-founder Andrei Baronov to CEO and

Published on: November 6th, 2018 Meagan Simpson

Hashtag Trending: More robots less workers; Secretly rating shoppers; MacBook microphone detaches

Automation may be replacing human hires at Amazon, companies are secretly rating shoppers and the newest MacBook’s microphone detaches for privacy, but is it useful? Listen to the latest Hashtag Trending HERE! First

Published on: November 6th, 2018 Meagan Simpson

Marketing technology companies with the strongest networks

It’s a well known fact that networking and connections can drive success in any business; a company that successfully networks can increase investment, sales and talent opportunities. A new data set is making it

Published on: November 5th, 2018 Meagan Simpson

Hashtag Trending: Advancing women in tech; Uber’s self driving cars; Apple’s woozy emoji puzzles

Move The Dial hosts inaugural global summit on women leadership in tech, Uber wants to test self-driving cars again, and what's up with Apple’s woozy emoji? First up: This week marks the first

Published on: November 5th, 2018 Meagan Simpson