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The Business Leadership Podcast: Rokham Fard, CEO at PsychologyCompass.com

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At the age of 15, Rokham Fard’s family moved to Canada. He studied computer science at the University of Toronto. He worked

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

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