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Catherine Boivie: Internet robbery on the high seas

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It is time for cruise lines to recognize that technology is important for cruise passengers! I just finished a voyage through the

The importance of optimizing your website for e-commerce [infographic]

No business wants to admit that its e-commerce website is letting its operations down, but it likely isn't working as hard as you are. Have you recently ramped up your marketing efforts only

Published on: April 17th, 2018 Joseph Stark

The Business Leadership Podcast: Eli Aleyner, GM of alliances at Pivotal

Eli Aleyner is a senior product and business development professional and currently a GM for alliances at Pivotal. Responsible for product, engineering, marketing, GTM & sales leverage through partnering with one of the

Published on: April 13th, 2018 Edwin Frondozo

Tech Talks with Karim Kanji: Warwick Business School professor Mark Skilton

On March 22, Microsoft Canada held a conference in Toronto called “Future Now,” aimed at teaching companies how they could benefit from artificial intelligence (AI). While attending, I had the opportunity to sit down and

Published on: April 3rd, 2018 Karim Kanji

The Business Leadership Podcast: Tony Lourakis, CEO of Fleet Complete

Tony Lourakis is the co-founder and CEO of Fleet Complete, one of the fastest growing Canadian technology companies. As CEO, Tony relentlessly drives the company’s vision and to achieve the ambitious growth goals

Published on: April 3rd, 2018 Edwin Frondozo

The changing world of CIOs – CIOCAN’s 20th anniversary Peer Forum in Vancouver ‪

Oh, how far we have come in 20 years as CIOs. I remember when IT was relegated to the back office, despite the fact businesses considered it an operational necessity. It was 1998,

Published on: April 2nd, 2018 Catherine Aczel Boivie

The Business Leadership Podcast: Lauren Haw, CEO at Zoocasa

Lauren Haw is a passionate and prolific entrepreneur with over 10 years’ experience launching, managing and investing in various business enterprises. Starting at 18, while attending Queen’s School of Business, Lauren ran the

Published on: March 27th, 2018 Edwin Frondozo

Tech Talks with Karim Kanji: Mohamed Musbah, Head of Product, Microsoft Research

On March 22, Microsoft Canada held a conference in Toronto called "Future Now," aimed at teaching companies how they could benefit from artificial intelligence (AI). While attending, I had the opportunity to sit

Published on: March 26th, 2018 Karim Kanji

Catherine Boivie: CES 2018 wants to help you sleep

This is the last of my reports from CES 2018 and it deals with devices and apps designed to help you sleep. While most smart watches include sleep tracking, that feature does not

Published on: March 26th, 2018 Catherine Aczel Boivie

Empowering the next generation of tech professionals with the Project Lab

What do augmented reality, a vaccine registry, board games and a healthcare software company have in common? The answer is not much – but for the group of design students who recently visited

Published on: March 23rd, 2018 ITBusiness Staff

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 PsychologyCompass.com

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