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5 key factors to assess before cloud migration, according to SAS

Migration of business operations to the cloud - or at least a hybrid cloud migration - is a move every executive should be considering, and those business operations must include analytics. According to

Published on: June 7th, 2019 Buckley Smith

Salesforce announces CRM blockchain platform

Salesforce.com is buying into the blockchain trend, announcing plans to release a CRM blockchain platform called Salesforce Blockchain to the general public in 2020. Debuted at TrailheaDX - Salesforce's annual developers conference -

Published on: June 3rd, 2019 Buckley Smith

Moving from idea to Implementation: ITWC DX conference brings together the experts

How do you compete in the hyper-competitive digital age? You get the best information from the most credible experts,  you make a plan, you take a deep breath, and you take action. It's

Published on: June 3rd, 2019 Steve Proctor

PocketPills providing free healthcare advice to remote communities in Canada

In a country as vast as Canada - with many remote communities in the less populated areas - access to healthcare is a major issue for many regions. Harj Samra, who graduated as

Published on: May 30th, 2019 Buckley Smith

Government investments in AI research doesn’t lead to strong adoption, says Accenture’s managing director of AI

Canada has made huge waves in the research of artificial intelligence in recent years, but some in the industry are saying that this is not enough and that we must now take the

Published on: May 28th, 2019 Buckley Smith

Collision 2019: TD calls for banks to collaborate more with fintech startups on AI solutions

AI and machine learning have become a large part of the financial industry, and some within the industry are calling for banks to be more open to collaboration with AI startups to accelerate

Published on: May 22nd, 2019 Buckley Smith

Montreal wins $50 million from federal government in Smart Cities Challenge

Montreal has a $50 million more budget to put towards its smart city plan today. Infrastructure Canada today announced the winners of its Smart Cities Challenge, a competition open to all Canadian municipalities,

Published on: May 15th, 2019 Lynn Greiner

Everledger trying to eliminate blood diamonds with blockchain technology

Leanne Kemp remembers the first time she saw the 2006 film Blood Diamond and wondered how human rights issues like the illegal diamond trade could still exist in her lifetime. The mining of illegal

Published on: May 15th, 2019 Buckley Smith

Why Bombardier must always be working smarter to keep up with the competition

Most of us have heard the myth of David vs. Goliath. And if you take the time to look around, this is a narrative that you can see play out in the business

Published on: May 14th, 2019 Buckley Smith

How SAP Canada is approaching the evolving Canadian business eco-system

ORLANDO - As it marks its 30th anniversary in Canda, SAP Canada Inc. has created quite a strong presence in the country. Over the years, it has established offices in Calgary, Montreal, and

Published on: May 10th, 2019 Buckley Smith

NHL putting stats and analytics at its coach’s fingertips

ORLANDO - Moneyball may have made a statistical approach to baseball a part of pop culture, but hockey is no different. Statistics and advanced analytics can be found throughout the sport; whether it

Published on: May 9th, 2019 Buckley Smith

SAPPHIRE NOW: Combining O-Data and X-Data is “next frontier” in business

ORLANDO - Many of the newest and fastest growing companies in the world today - like Uber Technologies Inc. and WeWork - are highly focused on the experience for its customers, and this

Published on: May 7th, 2019 Buckley Smith

City of Markham continues its digital strategy with Your Voice Markham

The City of Markham is continuing to innovate its digital strategy with Your Voice Markham, an online engagement portal for citizens. The platform is a new avenue for the city to unveil project

Published on: May 3rd, 2019 Buckley Smith

CIHI using analytics to improve Canadian healthcare system

Canada boasts a free healthcare system; something that many countries in the world cannot say. However, it is not a system without its own flaws or shortcomings. The Canadian Institute for Health Information

Published on: May 2nd, 2019 Buckley Smith

Microsoft partnership makes Dell’s cloud strategy very interesting, analysts say

LAS VEGAS --- Knowing it couldn’t dominate the public cloud space the way Microsoft and AWS have, Dell Technologies has decided to take a different approach with its cloud strategy, and according to

Published on: April 30th, 2019 Alex Coop