Digital Transformation Archives - Page 5

Partners humbled by pool guy’s wise words at Cisco Marketing Velocity

NEW ORLEANS --- More than 200 channel marketers listened intently to Marcus Sheridan talk about swimming pools Wednesday during Cisco Systems' Marketing Velocity event. The bubbly personality and partner of River Pools and

Published on: April 1st, 2019 Alex Coop

Nominations closing soon for NSERC innovation award

A research grant of up to $200,000 is up for grabs through the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada's (NSERC) annual Synergy Awards for Innovation, and nominations will be closing on

Published on: March 29th, 2019 Buckley Smith

Train computers to see what you want them to see with Azure Custom Vision

Microsoft Corp. announced the general availability of several new services to Azure, including Azure Custom Vision, a feature of Azure's Cognitive Services. This service, which is powered by machine learning, allows users to

Published on: March 28th, 2019 Buckley Smith

How to get rewarded for your Digital Transformation prowess

Nominations for the 2019 Digital Transformation Awards sponsored by IT World Canada (ITWC) are now open. The Digital Transformation Awards is a national program designed to recognize the best examples of business or organizational

Published on: March 28th, 2019 Steve Proctor

Microsoft wants to shortcut AI’s usefulness with ‘machine teaching’

REDMOND, Wash. - Businesses around the world have already seen the impact of AI technology in digital services such as chatbots and virtual assistants. But how could this technology be implemented to the

Published on: March 26th, 2019 Buckley Smith

Zoho bets on AI-assistant Zia to help compete against Microsoft Office

Zoho Corp. recently released four new applications for its Zoho Office Suite, as it looks to compete with heavyweights Microsoft Corp.'s Office Suite and Google LLC's G Suite. New to the lineup is

Published on: March 22nd, 2019 Buckley Smith

HP execs say don’t get into 3D printing unless you meet this one critieria

As expected, HP Inc. is seeing wider adoption of 3D printing globally, so it’s no surprise partners keep asking Christoph Schell how they can get in on the action. “I get asked this

Published on: March 22nd, 2019 Alex Coop

Cadillac Canada launches virtual showroom experience

Cadillac Canada has launched a new platform, Cadillac Live, which it says will change how Canadians buy cars. The platform, which was developed in collaboration with digital agency Isobar Canada and is the

Published on: March 22nd, 2019 Buckley Smith

AI use in customer service will continue to rise, Salesforce research says

The use of AI in customer service operations has already made a noticeable impact in recent times, and according to a report published by Salesforce Research, we should expect to see those numbers

Published on: March 22nd, 2019 Buckley Smith

McDonalds gets “Snappy” with its job applications

McDonald's wants to "snap" up as many applications as it can as it becomes the first business in Canada to accept job applications through the Snapchat app; a program that has already been

Published on: March 20th, 2019 Buckley Smith

Want a raise? Get Salesforce.com certifications, survey shows

There is an extremely high demand for employees who can work with Salesforce and this has led to much higher than average salaries for these positions, says Geoffrey Flynn, practice area lead for

Published on: March 15th, 2019 Buckley Smith

Inabuggy brings local flavour to online grocery delivery

A Toronto-based startup is trying to change how consumers buy their groceries; while providing a personal and local touch. Inabuggy, a same-day online grocery and alcohol delivery service that launched out of Toronto

Published on: March 15th, 2019 Buckley Smith

Is the gig economy right for you or your business?

The gig economy and its use throughout business is a constantly rising trend, and yet one that not everyone fully understands or sees the benefits of. A recent webinar produced by IT World

Published on: March 14th, 2019 Buckley Smith

Not spending on AI yet? Don’t worry, you probably will

Worldwide spending on artificial intelligence (AI) systems will reach $35.8 billion in 2019, according to IDC’s latest projections, a whopping 44 per cent increase over the amount spent in 2018. By 2022, that

Published on: March 13th, 2019 Alex Coop

Microsoft launches free online classes to teach AI to executives

Microsoft Corp. has launched a new series of online courses for executives to learn about AI, as it tries to help businesses catch up to the trend of AI in business. AI Business

Published on: March 12th, 2019 Buckley Smith