Articles By Pragya Sehgal

Cisco survey: Accelerated digitization of Canadian SMBs could add $70B to country’s GDP by 2024

According to a new study, Canadian small businesses' continued push into the digital realm could do wonders for Canada's economy. The increased digitization within Canadian small businesses can add CA$70 billion to the

Published on: October 21st, 2020 Pragya Sehgal

Three Canadian hospitals start using newly launched Apple Health Records feature

Apple last week launched the health records feature within its Health app for users in Canada. Women’s College Hospital, St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton, and Mackenzie Health are the first healthcare institutions in Canada

Published on: October 16th, 2020 Pragya Sehgal

Google finally hangs up on Hangouts, says auto migrations to Chat begin in 2021

Google says it's sunsetting Hangouts and pivoting to Chat, and Chat will become available as a free service—both in the integrated experience in Gmail and the Chat standalone app.  The news comes just days

Published on: October 16th, 2020 Pragya Sehgal

Google renames G Suite to Workspace

Google says it's turning G Suite into a more integrated experience across its various communication and collaboration tools and rebranding it to Google Workspace for a more accurate representation of the product.   Similar

Published on: October 7th, 2020 Pragya Sehgal

Convergence ramping up to Digital Inclusion Challenge, registration closes Oct. 9

Toronto, ON-based digital transformation company Convergence is launching the Digital Inclusion Challenge - 'Embracing digital education for all'- and inviting high school, college and university students from around the world to participate.  The

Published on: October 6th, 2020 Pragya Sehgal

How to deal with media and stakeholders following a cyber incident

The increasing number of cybersecurity-related incidents across all industries around the world has put cyberattacks firmly on the media agenda. Understandably, much of the focus is almost always on what businesses can do

Published on: October 5th, 2020 Pragya Sehgal

Amazon says its Canadian tech hub expansion in Vancouver and Toronto will create 3,500 new jobs by 2023

Amazon is expanding its Canadian tech hubs, which it says will lead to 3,000 new jobs in Vancouver and 500 new roles in Toronto by 2023.  These new jobs will be created to

Published on: September 28th, 2020 Pragya Sehgal

Bidding process for City of Toronto digital government and payment platform goes online

The City of Toronto is inviting counter-proposals to the unsolicited proposals received from PayIt LLC by them to find prospective suppliers for a digital government and payment platform. The product and service categories

Published on: September 25th, 2020 Pragya Sehgal

Digital skills and responsible cloud spending part of Microsoft’s Canada Skills Program curriculum

Microsoft Canada recently announced the launch of its Canada Skills Program in 12 post-secondary institutions this fall in hopes of enhancing data and AI skills and employability for more than 4,500 Canadian students.

Published on: September 24th, 2020 Pragya Sehgal

The Terry Fox Run to go virtual this year with the help of Movespring app

Like all charities that rely on physical events to raise money, COVID-19 has presented challenges for the Terry Fox Run, too.  “This year, we decided to carry forward Terry’s spirit of trying by

Published on: September 17th, 2020 Pragya Sehgal

OPC launches video series to help businesses manage breaches and keep personal information safe

The Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada (OPC) this week introduced a series of videos and other resources to help businesses address breaches, and follow breach record-keeping obligations and other legal requirements.

Published on: September 17th, 2020 Pragya Sehgal

Google Canada says its new tool can help put your business on the global map

Google Canada has launched Market Finder, which the company is calling a one-stop-shop for Canadian small businesses seeking to go global.  Market Finder is a free tool for Canadian small businesses to help

Published on: September 14th, 2020 Pragya Sehgal

Cisco and the City of Toronto team up to deliver free Wi-Fi hotspots for underserved communities

Cisco Canada and the City of Toronto have come together to launch Digital Canopy, an investment of over $1 million of in-kind technology and services to expand Wi-Fi access in the city’s low-income

Published on: September 9th, 2020 Pragya Sehgal

More lawyers are embracing the gig economy while working remotely, experts say

The gig economy and the legal sector might sound like an odd pairing to most. However, the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic is fueling an increasingly active gig economy within the legal industry, says Sascha

Published on: September 2nd, 2020 Pragya Sehgal

Canadian accounting industry falls behind the U.S. when it comes to digital transformation – survey

Canadian accounting and bookkeeping professionals are calling for the industry to embrace advanced technology to help them quickly adapt to the cultural shift in the space. According to nearly 60 per cent accountants

Published on: August 28th, 2020 Pragya Sehgal