Blogs

The Business Leadership Podcast: Alexander Peh, Vice President, Innovation at RBC

Share on LinkedIn Share with Google+ 02/06/2018

A passionate technology focused FinTech leader, with international experience in the payments, digital commerce, software development and media industries. Born and raised

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

Who won the battle between Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant at CES 2018?

In 2017 we saw the smart assistant battle between Amazon's Alexa and Google's Google Assistant begin in proper with official launches here in Canada. The two tech giants are squaring off and racing

Published on: January 17th, 2018 Alex Radu

The Business Leadership Podcast: Dalia Asterbadi, CTO at Verve.ai

Dalia Asterbadi hails from a family of technology entrepreneurs. Dalia is the CTO of Verve.ai, Chief Data Scientist at JONES and Chair of CriticalStateLabs, focused on machine learning and augmented intelligence since 2012.

Published on: January 16th, 2018 Edwin Frondozo

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

For my next blog, I'm not only going to talk about Google at CES but also describe some of the interesting devices I saw, ending with one that will help sick children.  Although

Published on: January 15th, 2018 Catherine Aczel Boivie

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