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What is needed to sustain momentum and success in Canada’s innovation superclusters?

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By Andrea McPhail Last Thursday, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development Navdeep Bains introduced the five winners of the federal government's

Tech Talks with Karim Kanji: How IBM Watson is impacting influencer marketing

Adam Rivietz illustrates the evolution of influencer marketing firm, #paid. Today, #paid uses an algorithm using IBM Watson technology to match brands with 13,000 influencers across 105 countries.

Published on: February 20th, 2018 Karim Kanji

The Business Leadership Podcast: Heather Shantora, CEO at InnoCare

As the CEO of PT Healthcare and InnoCare, Heather oversees a $50+ million national healthcare company and under her leadership, both organizations have solidified their position as Canadian healthcare leaders focused on the

Published on: February 13th, 2018 Edwin Frondozo

Government grants – are they right for you?

Many people are surprised to learn that Canada gives out more grants to businesses, small- and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) in particular, than most other countries. When we compare grant funding for businesses in

Published on: February 12th, 2018 Brian Cookson

Tech Talks with Karim Kanji: Workplace Productivity with Jordan Sheridan of Microsoft Canada

Recently, Microsoft and Ipsos released a report that showed if leaders want to drive growth and innovation, they must foster a workplace culture that unleashes their employees’ creative approach to problem solving and

Published on: February 6th, 2018 Karim Kanji

The Business Leadership Podcast: Alexander Peh, Vice President, Innovation at RBC

A passionate technology focused FinTech leader, with international experience in the payments, digital commerce, software development and media industries. Born and raised in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, educated in Melbourne, Australia and with stints

Published on: February 6th, 2018 Edwin Frondozo

AI: Your Career Frontier

In today’s ever-evolving technological world, artificial intelligence (AI) has delivered powerful tools in terms of risk identification, user behaviour analysis, situational forecasting, and process monitoring. These technological innovations have provided early-adopters with unparalleled

Published on: February 1st, 2018 ITAC

The Business Leadership Podcast: Diane Kazarian, managing partner at PwC Canada

Diane Kazarian is the managing partner for the Greater Toronto area and National Financial Services Leader at PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP (PwC) which includes Banking and Capital Markets, Asset Management, Insurance, Real Estate and Private

Published on: January 30th, 2018 Edwin Frondozo

Catherine Boivie at CES 2018: A look at products for seniors

It might seem like I was able to share a veritable cornucopia of CES's many technological toys with ITBusiness.ca readers, but with more than 3900 vendors at the show, I was able to

Published on: January 18th, 2018 Catherine Aczel Boivie

Are You Siri-ous? How AI will conquer your labour market

“Artificial intelligence (AI) promises to increase productivity through automation and free people from doing repetitive work in favour of activities of higher value.  Is this view of the future too rosy? " Robots

Published on: January 18th, 2018 Team UTM

Who won the battle between Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant at CES 2018?

In 2017 we saw the smart assistant battle between Amazon's Alexa and Google's Google Assistant begin in proper with official launches here in Canada. The two tech giants are squaring off and racing

Published on: January 17th, 2018 Alex Radu

The Business Leadership Podcast: Dalia Asterbadi, CTO at Verve.ai

Dalia Asterbadi hails from a family of technology entrepreneurs. Dalia is the CTO of Verve.ai, Chief Data Scientist at JONES and Chair of CriticalStateLabs, focused on machine learning and augmented intelligence since 2012.

Published on: January 16th, 2018 Edwin Frondozo

Catherine Boivie at CES 2018: Google and some… unusual items

For my next blog, I'm not only going to talk about Google at CES but also describe some of the interesting devices I saw, ending with one that will help sick children.  Although

Published on: January 15th, 2018 Catherine Aczel Boivie

Catherine Boivie at CES 2018: a few things for your car and home

Greetings again from CES 2018! With almost 4000 vendors at the show, I haven't lacked for exercise during my time here - according to my smart watch, I walked almost 14 kilometres in

Published on: January 12th, 2018 Catherine Aczel Boivie

CES 2018: Catherine Boivie’s first impressions

Greetings from the 2018 Consumer Electronics Show - and yes, it is bigger than last year, which was bigger than the year before, which was bigger than... you get the picture. The media

Published on: January 11th, 2018 Catherine Aczel Boivie