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Avant Analytics report reveals 86% increase in UCaaS sales during COVID-19

A report from research firm Avant Analytics says global Unified Communications as a Service (UCaaS) sales during March increased by 86 per cent from February 2020, and 149 per cent over November 2018

Published on: July 20th, 2020 Pragya Sehgal

Digital Transformation Week 2020 – Day 3 and 4 recap

Day 3 of Digital Transformation Week zeroed in on emerging technologies and security. The morning's keynote was delivered by Loren Padelford, vice-president and general manager for Shopify. COVID-19 has permanently elevated the expectations

Published on: July 20th, 2020 Alex Coop

Digital Transformation Week 2020 – Day 2 recap

Last year, the term “artificial intelligence” was catnip to investors. London venture capital firm MMC published a report in 2019 that found startups claiming to work in AI attracted as much as 50

Published on: July 15th, 2020 Alex Coop

Digital Transformation Week 2020 – Day 1 Recap

ITWC’s annual summer conference has become a week-long affair with four 60-minute sessions. The virtual conference’s first 60-minute session Monday was about digital workspaces and kickstarted by ServiceNow’s Chris Pope, the session couldn’t

Published on: July 13th, 2020 Alex Coop

Digital media seeing some upward momentum, but recovery remains slow

Digital media is seeing the strongest recovery month-over-month in Canada as lockdown measures across the country start to lift, according to the Standard Media Index, which analyzes data related to advertising pricing and

Published on: July 9th, 2020 Pragya Sehgal

Building mobile apps a matter of getting the right info – CMO Talks with Peter Marston

CMO Talks with IDC Research Director Peter Marston At a time when individuals are being bombarded with messaging across multiple channels by dozens of brands, IDC Research Director Peter Marston said mobile apps

Published on: July 9th, 2020 Glenn Weir

Global spending on cloud-based web conferences set to hit $4.1 billion in 2020

The global spending on cloud-based web conferencing continues to expand significantly due to the workplace restrictions spurred by the COVID-19 pandemic, and is expected to hit the $4.1 billion mark in 2020, according

Published on: July 6th, 2020 Pragya Sehgal

BlackBerry QNX now in 175 million cars

BlackBerry says its QNX suite is now in 175 million cars, up from the 150 million it announced at CES this year. The BlackBerry QNX for automotive is a suite of embedded software

Published on: June 25th, 2020 Tom Li

IBM launches Watson Works to help businesses return to the office safely

IBM today launched Watson Works, a curated set of products and services to help businesses return to the office. The solution embeds Watson's artificial intelligence (AI) models and applications to help organizations prioritize

Published on: June 19th, 2020 Pragya Sehgal

Technology issues remain a major barrier to productivity for more than 33% of remote working Canadians

One in three employees are feeling less productive in their current work from home environment, most of them citing not having the proper set up, tools, and technology to enable them to be

Published on: June 18th, 2020 Pragya Sehgal

Trial by Zoom: Ready or not, court proceedings are going virtual

Written by Baneet Braich   For litigator Kamleh Nicola, some new priorities are appearing on her agenda. The lawyer who often spends her time practicing intellectual property law in the Federal Court now

Published on: June 18th, 2020 ITBusiness Staff

Shopify becomes Walmart’s first commerce platform partner

Shopify yesterday announced a new partnership with Walmart, allowing Shopify merchants in the U.S. to sell their products on the retailer’s platform.  Approved merchants will be able to connect their Shopify store to

Published on: June 16th, 2020 Pragya Sehgal

Canada shines in global hacking competitions to address COVID-19 business challenges

When COVID-19 virtually shut down the world, many organizations wondered what they could do to help. Some donated money or resources, but for some, their support, in part, took the approach of helping

Published on: June 15th, 2020 Lynn Greiner

Ottawa and Queen’s Park launch $57.6M program to help small businesses boost online sales

The Ontario government is teaming up with the federal government to launch a $57.6 million program aimed at helping approximately 30,000 small businesses in the province boost their online sales during the pandemic.

Published on: June 11th, 2020 Pragya Sehgal

COVID-19: Lessons learned by enterprises during the remote work era

When Mother Nature blanketed the Greater Toronto Area with layers of snow and ice in late 2018, 20,000 TD employees found themselves working from home. The 165-year-old company managed to sustain its operations

Published on: June 10th, 2020 Alex Coop