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South Ontario’s Guelph, London, and Barrie bringing private sector into municipal planning

The southern Ontario cities of Guelph, London, and Barrie want to make it easier for businesses to contribute to municipal planning. On Thursday, the municipalities announced the three-year Municipal Innovation Exchange (MIX) project,

Published on: April 16th, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

Thinking global, innovation keys to growing healthcare companies in Canada, CEOs explain at summit

Innovation and a focus on front-line workers are common themes among several Canadian healthcare companies. “The health industry is cash strapped,” said Fariba Anderson, CEO of AcuteNet during the Impact Health 2018 Summit

Published on: April 13th, 2018 Alex Coop

Digital transformation, sustainability highlighted at HP’s Executive Forum keynote

HP Inc. was in the red in just about every category possible in 2016, but fast forward two years later and the company is solidly in the positives, posting high growth every quarter

Published on: April 12th, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

HP disrupting manufacturing with 3D printing technology

HP Inc. may have sent a zero-G printer to the International Space Station, but its next move is staying a little closer to home. The company is now targeting the manufacturing sector, showcasing

Published on: April 11th, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

Cisco Canada collaborating with the University of Waterloo to advance 5G technology

Cisco Canada is making a big investment in the future of wireless technology. The enterprise networking giant announced this week that it was providing $1 million over the next five years to the

Published on: April 11th, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

University of Waterloo launches Artificial Intelligence Institute

Following in the footsteps of the University of Toronto and the University of Alberta, the University of Waterloo has launched an artificial intelligence (AI) research institute of its own. Officially opened on April

Published on: April 11th, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

App users value security over convenience – and biometrics over passwords, IBM finds

A recent IBM survey indicates that when logging into mobile apps, the majority of users prefer security over convenience, though millennials especially prefer the more convenient security of biometrics over passwords. According to

Published on: April 10th, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

How Toronto-based Tap Report is transforming workplace inspections

Tap Report co-founder and CEO Paul Amendola had been managing fire and life safety inspections in Toronto's financial district for six years when he started looking for digital solutions that would help him

Published on: April 6th, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

Updating a 130-year-old icon: Coca Cola CDO shares the company’s 4-step digital transformation plan

LAS VEGAS - You wouldn't think that a 130-year-old beverage company whose products are consumed by more than 10,000 people every second needed a digital facelift but, Coca Cola CDO David Godsman told

Published on: April 3rd, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

Adobe streamlines video production process with new Creative Cloud update

Adobe's latest Creative Cloud update uses artificial intelligence (AI) to streamline the video production process, making it as easy to adjust a video's colour, graphics, and audio in Premiere Pro as it is

Published on: April 3rd, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

Canadians still weighing the benefits of AI, according to new survey

Canadians are not worried about robots taking their jobs, but they’re not all that comfortable with the idea of working alongside them either. The data comes from enterprise AI-software developer OpenText’s latest survey

Published on: April 3rd, 2018 Alex Coop

Canadian oil and gas companies team up with IBM to squeeze out inefficiencies

It takes the four members of the internal sales team for Minestar Group Corp. about six to nine months to build a bid package for an upcoming project. It took IBM’s Watson computing system

Published on: April 2nd, 2018 Alex Coop

Adobe CEO’s 3 tips for building a memorable customer experience

LAS VEGAS - Shantanu Narayen began Adobe Summit, the San Jose, Calif.-based company's annual marketing conference, by talking about his most recent vacation. After his wife pointed out that their eldest son, who

Published on: March 28th, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

Apple unveils new iPad, software at education event

Apple Inc. is pushing further into the education sector, and at its education event in Chicago this morning, unveiled a new iPad and some complementing software. The new 9.7-inch iPad, with support for

Published on: March 27th, 2018 Alex Coop

Wallet Card creator on disrupting the payment sector without changing its infrastructure

Here at ITBusiness.ca, we’re used to profiling startups founded by engineers, programmers, or serial entrepreneurs, but Dynamics Inc. CEO and Wallet Card creator Jeff Mullen was simply a patent attorney, a profession that

Published on: March 27th, 2018 Eric Emin Wood