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

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Oh, how far we have come in 20 years as CIOs. I remember when IT was relegated to the back office, despite

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

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