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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

#Kids2030 initiative to teach children how to use AI and the ethics behind it

In light of the recent news that Amazon's Alexa smart home speaker systems are in fact listening to you, AI ethics have once again become a hot button topic. Kids Code Jeunesse (KCJ),

Published on: April 30th, 2019 Buckley Smith

SAS Global Forum: Jim Goodnight emphasizes importance of harnessing data to change the world

DALLAS - In a world teeming with data, being able to harness that data will be essential to making monumental advancements across myriad fields. This is the idea that Jim Goodnight, founder and

Published on: April 29th, 2019 Buckley Smith

BDC’s Women In Tech fund trying to create a sustainable ecosystem for female entrepreneurs

One year after almost tripling in size, the Business Development Bank of Canada's Women in Tech (WIT) venture fund is reworking its strategy while still continuing to invest in innovative female-led tech businesses

Published on: April 25th, 2019 Buckley Smith

Reformulary Group creates online community platform for info on medical cannabis

With recreational cannabis now legal in Canada, ensuring those thinking of using it for medical purposes - whether prescribed or self-medicated - have access to all the information they may need to make

Published on: April 24th, 2019 Buckley Smith

Federal government announces investments into innovation and growth within tech industry

The Canadian federal government announced a $52.4 million investment into a growth and innovation network Tuesday to help businesses scale up; signaling its support for the growing tech industry in Canada. The investment,

Published on: April 17th, 2019 Buckley Smith

Vancouver’s Rogers Arena to test Liberty Defense’s AI-powered weapons detection technology

Training AI to detect weapons, whether metallic or otherwise, could be the next step to ensuring the safety of the public in crowded areas like sports arenas. Liberty Defense Technologies, Inc., a security

Published on: April 17th, 2019 Buckley Smith

Deloitte Digital launches industry-focussed tools to drive efficiency and innovation

In an effort to facilitate advancements to some important industries in Canada, Deloitte Digital has turned its focus towards industry-specific applications with its recent launch of its Salesforce Global Assets and Solutions Group

Published on: April 15th, 2019 Buckley Smith

Best Buy Canada continuing to thrive through an eCommerce revolution

Amidst Amazon's exploding eCommerce business, Best Buy Canada has continued to not only survive but also thrive. In recent years, the company has put a much heavier focus on its eCommerce platform and

Published on: April 12th, 2019 Buckley Smith

Futurpreneur Canada helping tech start ups thrive with funding and mentorship

Luc Bohunicky, the vice president of business development at Ukko Robotics, knows how hard it is to operate a startup without financial backing and a support system. Ukko Robotics was operating out of

Published on: April 10th, 2019 Buckley Smith

PrescribeIT could soon be nationwide e-prescription service

PrescribeIT appears to be well on its way to becoming the nationwide e-prescription service, after reaching agreements with seven provinces and territories, in addition to its previous agreements with Ontario, Alberta, and New

Published on: April 8th, 2019 Buckley Smith