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

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For my next blog, I'm not only going to talk about Google at CES but also describe some of the interesting devices

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

Make way for robots! Why your job is about to disappear

Well, actually, it depends on what you do... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yVHiTP_2xmY As intriguing as it is to quantify the number of jobs that have the potential to be replaced by artificial intelligence (AI), it may

Published on: January 11th, 2018 SFU Beedie School of Business

A look at SR&ED in 2018 and beyond

Some background and context The SR&ED tax credit program has been in existence since 1985. The Budget Papers published in 1985 stated that the purpose of the program was to keep Canadian businesses

Published on: January 4th, 2018 Brian Cookson

Ad blocking and disruptive innovation

In 2015, the Washington Post was the first news publisher to block content for people using ad blockers. The Post’s philosophy is that reading its content without a subscription while using ad blockers amounts

Published on: January 4th, 2018 Fawn Annan

Tech Talks with Karim Kanji: Hessie Jones on Artificial Intelligence

Hessie Jones is a media entrepreneur with over a decade of experience in both media and digital advertising. Currently, she is helping companies understand the potential of using Artificial Intelligence to better understand

Published on: January 3rd, 2018 Karim Kanji

Tech Talks with Karim Kanji – Drew Henson, Twenty2b

Starting up your own business is one thing. However, starting your own business and then deciding to build your own product while servicing clients is quite another. In my conversation with Toronto-based tech

Published on: December 18th, 2017 Karim Kanji

The Business Leadership Podcast: Alyssa Furtado, CEO at Ratehub.ca

Alyssa Furtado is a passionate entrepreneur, financial expert, digital marketer and educator and is the CEO of Ratehub.ca, the leading Canadian financial comparison site for mortgage rates, credit card deals, deposit rates and

Published on: December 12th, 2017 Edwin Frondozo

The Business Leadership Podcast: Mark Jaine, CEO at Intelex Technologies

Mark Jaine is President and CEO of Intelex Technology Inc., headquartered in Toronto. Intelex is a worldwide leader in employee health & safety, and quality (EHSQ) web-based management systems. Mark joined the company

Published on: December 5th, 2017 Edwin Frondozo

The Business Leadership Podcast: Steve Woods, CTO at Nudge AI

Currently co-founder and CTO at Nudge.ai, Steve Woods is using artificial intelligence to help salespeople find useful trigger events at their target accounts. Letting AI do the heavy burden of research allows sales

Published on: November 28th, 2017 Edwin Frondozo

Tech Talks with Karim Kanji: John Ellis on the “Zero Dollar Car”

In the very near future, the data collected from people during an online or offline activity may be more important than the the activity itself. John Ellis is an expert in Big Data

Published on: November 23rd, 2017 Karim Kanji

The Business Leadership Podcast: Melody Adhani, CEO at Plastic Mobile

Melody Adhami started her career working at the billion-dollar company, Unilever, on brands like Dove, Hellmann’s and Lipton. Then, she reached a fork in the road. Deep inside the row of cubicles at

Published on: November 21st, 2017 Edwin Frondozo

Tech Talks with Karim Kanji: Seth Greene on marketing with podcasts

ED -- ITBusiness.ca is pleased to partner with Karim Kanji on his new podcast, Tech Talks with Karim Kanji. Karim is a long-time friend of ITBusiness.ca, and was previously blogging with us. He's

Published on: November 14th, 2017 Karim Kanji

The Business Leadership Podcast: Matthew Bertulli, CEO at Demac Media

Matt Bertulli is co-founder and CEO of Demac Media and co-founder of Pela Case. He’s also the author of best-selling book, Anything, Anywhere, a book on the future of retail and eCommerce. Matt

Published on: November 14th, 2017 Edwin Frondozo