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What do augmented reality, a vaccine registry, board games and a healthcare software company have in common? The answer is not much

The Business Leadership Podcast: Randy Frisch, president and CMO at Uberflip

Randy Frisch is president and CMO at Uberflip, a platform that allows marketers to create, manage, and optimize content experiences at every stage of the buyer’s journey. Randy wears many hats, including overseeing

Published on: March 20th, 2018 Edwin Frondozo

The government grant landscape is changing; how does IT fit in?

Over the last two years, the federal government has introduced many new incentives for research and development, mainly by way of grants or non-repayable contributions. In addition, certain existing government programs have been

Published on: March 19th, 2018 Brian Cookson

How Canada’s electronics industry can build fresh momentum

Canada’s electronics development and manufacturing industry needs to up its game. But how do we compete against powerhouses like the U.S., China, India or Japan? By looking at: New opportunities that use emerging

Published on: March 15th, 2018 Peter Kallai

The Business Leadership Podcast: Rokham Fard, CEO at

At the age of 15, Rokham Fard’s family moved to Canada. He studied computer science at the University of Toronto. He worked with Canada’s largest academic research lab to help re-design the education

Published on: March 14th, 2018 Edwin Frondozo

How VR is changing storytelling

Virtual reality has already begun to take over mass media and in a way transform how we interact with the stories presented to us. The technology allows storytellers to make viewers feel present

Published on: March 13th, 2018 Ellie Martin

Watching CES 2018

There were literally hundreds of watches at this year's CES in Las Vegas, most of them promising to save your life in various ways while still remaining stylish. In addition to the usual

Published on: March 5th, 2018 Catherine Aczel Boivie

How to enter the VR market

Making a virtual reality app is not exactly a simple process and requires a high level of technical knowledge. When someone actually completes the app, of course, it is beyond rewarding and comes

Published on: March 5th, 2018 Ellie Martin

Chatbots and marketing: is this marriage working for you?

The topic of artificial intelligence seems to be on the tip of every marketer’s tongue these days. The integration of chatbots, smart messaging services, smart search engines and various other forms of artificial

Published on: February 27th, 2018 Ellie Martin

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

By Andrea McPhail Last Thursday, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development Navdeep Bains introduced the five winners of the federal government's Innovation Superclusters Initiative (ISI), officially bestowing five of Canada's fastest-growing sectors

Published on: February 20th, 2018 ITBusiness Staff

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