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Predicting technology’s role in the new business normal – CMO Talks with Gerry Murray

At a time when nothing seems clear, there’s strength in knowing that some things, at least, are slated to proceed in an expected way. Predictions in the annual FutureScape report published by International

Published on: January 27th, 2021 Suzanne Robicheau

Alimentation Couche-Tard and McGill University launch retail tech lab

Written by Catherine Morin Editor for Direction Informatique In a joint effort to transform customer experience at a critical time for retailers, Alimentation Couche-Tard and McGill University have launched a retail innovation laboratory

Published on: January 26th, 2021 ITBusiness Staff

Hashtag Trending – AMD’s CES keynote; GoFundMe takes a stand; More concerns over Amazon workers

AMD’s CES keynote, GoFundMe bans fundraising for travel expenses used for potentially violent events, and concerns over Amazon workers intensify. It’s all the tech news that’s popular right now. Welcome to Hashtag Trending!

Published on: January 13th, 2021 Baneet Braich

Five telecommunication topics to focus on in 2021

The shift to remote work in 2020 underscored the essentiality of a solid network infrastructure. Throughout the year, data usage in both broadband and cellular skyrocketed. Along with the workforce, the education sector

Published on: January 3rd, 2021 Tom Li

Virtual events have come a long way in 2020, but experts say expectations will be much higher in 2021

Many organizations had plans to host physical events in 2020, but most of them had to ask people to stay home and tune in virtually. The good news is that there are plenty

Published on: December 30th, 2020 Pragya Sehgal

A one-on-one with Sarah Cooper, GM of IoT analytics and applications, AWS

Amazon Web Services had lots to say at re:Invent this year. Product announcements were aplenty, and so were the partnerships touted on the keynote stage that AWS broadcasted to thousands of remote attendees.

Published on: December 22nd, 2020 Alex Coop

Firms will need at least 18 months to prepare for new federal privacy law, Rogers official says businesses should start now

The Liberal government has promised to give businesses 18 months to get ready if and when Parliament passes its recently proposed changes to the federal privacy law covering the private sector. However, the

Published on: December 18th, 2020 Howard Solomon

New data shows online sales more than doubled compared to last year, and the power of the tap grows

COVID-19 has caused major changes to payments preferences and spending habits of Canadians with most of them continuing to maintain a digital-first mindset, according to several new reports.   Payments Canada released new data

Published on: December 8th, 2020 Pragya Sehgal

How 5G drones are saving Canadian crops

It’s going to be a while before drone fleets deliver packages en-masse in urban areas, but with 5G networks that improve their capabilities, they are gaining interest with industries in rural areas like

Published on: December 4th, 2020 Tom Li

ServiceNow is acquiring Canadian AI services startup Element AI

Another one bites the dust. After launching in 2016, raising US$102 million in Series A funding and opening offices across five cities in North America, Europe, and Asia, one of Canada’s superstar startups

Published on: November 30th, 2020 Alex Coop

Breaking records and exceeding expectations: Global adoption of 5G

It goes without saying that COVID-19 has obstructed our day-to-day lives in ways that were only imagined in doomsday predictions and science fiction. For Penny Baldwin, chief marketing officer for cellular technology leader

Published on: November 26th, 2020 Suzanne Robicheau

Sage Business Cloud Marketplace now available in Canada

Sage today announced the launch of the Sage Business Cloud Marketplace in Canada, which will provide its Canadian customers with a selection of cloud-native and cloud-connected apps to help them perform better and

Published on: November 16th, 2020 Pragya Sehgal

Ontario-based tech company launches free QR-based contact tracing tool across Canada

Canadian tech company GroundLevel Insights has launched Canatrace, a free contact tracing tool, across Canada with the aim of alleviating stress for small businesses in various industries. GroundLevel says this new QR-based digital

Published on: November 6th, 2020 Pragya Sehgal

Telus International acquires Lionbridge AI for CA$1.2 billion

Telus International, a Telus subsidiary that offers global customer service outsourcing and digital IT services, has acquired Lionbridge AI for CA$1.2 billion. Lionbridge AI is a subdivision of Lionbridge Technologies that specializes in

Published on: November 6th, 2020 Tom Li

As deadline looms, expert says businesses are ‘just starting’ to take digital accessibility more seriously

Canadian businesses face a January 1, 2021 deadline to make all internet websites and web content more accessible, and experts are urging Canadian businesses to take a hard look at their web presence

Published on: November 2nd, 2020 Pragya Sehgal